The purpose of the internship for
the Rehabilitation Services major is to provide the senior level student with
on-site experience in a community agency involved in some phase of the
rehabilitation process. The internship is usually completed in the final
semester of the student's senior year. A student must be a Rehabilitation
Services major, have an overall GPA in the major of 2.5, have consent of the
instructor, and have passed ADRE 3010 and ADRE 4000 with a C or better grade
prior to registering for the internship.
Each student in the Rehabilitation
Services program is required to have malpractice insurance. The
insurance plan covers the student for a period of one year beginning in August
of each year. If payment is required that is not covered by your student fees,
notification of the due date will be sent to your ECU email account during the
A required pre-internship meeting
is held once each fall and spring semester near the beginning of the semester.
Students must attend this meeting the semester prior to their internship and
are encouraged to attend the meeting earlier should their schedules allow.
Students are notified of this meeting via an email from the Administrative
Assistant. The preinternship meeting will answer students' questions about
The Rehabilitation Services Student
Manual located under Student Manual provides additional details regarding the
internship. A Directory of Field Sites for Practicum and Internship is located
under Student Resources.
Forms that need to be completed
prior to beginning an internship and information on criminal background checks
can be found in the documents below.