Internship Certificate

 

Internship Certification for Graduate Teacher and Leader Education Students

The Internship Certificate allows a teacher or educational leadership candidate to serve as a teacher or leader of record while completing the master’s degree program. The Internship Certificate is reserved for graduate teacher or leader education students who meet certain New York State Education Department (NYSED) and Hunter College School of Education requirements.

Internship Certificate Requirements

All internship certificate candidates must:

  • be matriculated into a Hunter College School of Education graduate teacher or leader education program.
  • have completed at least 50% of their Hunter College School of Education program.
  • be currently employed or received an employment offer that requires certification in their pending certification area.
  • have completed all required workshops for pending certification – the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) workshop, School Violence Prevention and Intervention workshop and Child Abuse Identification workshop.
  • teacher candidates only – be enrolled in a practicum or supervised teaching course.
  • for pathway 2 & 3 only – have the recommendation of a faculty member who has knowledge of their performance in previous Hunter College clinical placements.

Pathways to the Internship Certificate with Hunter College

The internship certificate is only available to graduate matriculated students who meet at least one of the following criteria:

  1. Pathway 1 – are approved and enrolled in the practicum or supervised teaching course associated with their School of Education graduate teacher education program.
  2. Pathway 2 – have already completed supervised teaching or practicum but have not yet graduated and will register for an additional practicum or supervised teaching course.
  3. Pathway 3 – have completed at least 50% of their Hunter College graduate teacher or leader education program and have the recommendation of a faculty member who has knowledge of their performance in previous Hunter College clinical placements and if a teacher candidate will register for an additional practicum or supervised teaching course. Please note, some programs may have additional requirements in order to receive faculty recommendation.

For practicum and supervised teaching courses, programs differ in terms of capacity to provide supervision outside of the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan. For students in Pathways 2 and 3, please contact your program leader or faculty advisor to discuss the specifics for your program.

Application Instructions and Deadlines by Pathway

Internship Certification Cancellation

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