May Minimester and Summer Internships, Mitchell College

May MiniMester and Summer 2021 Internships

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May Minimester and Summer Internships, Mitchell College

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May MiniMester

Registration for May MiniMester is now closed.
Registration for Summer Internships is now closed.
Registration is open for June MiniMesters.

May MiniMester runs Mondays-Saturdays, May 10-22 = 12 class days.

May MiniMester Classes:

Last day to enroll in this term is May 11, 2021 at Noon.
Last day to withdraw from this term with a “W” grade is May 19, 2021 at noon.

Course times, days & instructors are subject to change depending upon college needs.  A course may be cancelled if insufficiently enrolled

Costs

3 credits: $1,200*
4 credits: $1,600*
6 credits: $2,400*
12 credits: $4,800*

*Please Note:

  • Students who are on hold, need to pay all back balances before registering for May or June MiniMester course or Summer Internships. 
  • You must pay for your May Minimester in full at the time of registration in order to be officially enrolled.

Housing

As stated last summer, Mitchell College is offering free room and board to current residential students who enroll in the May MiniMester and/or June MiniMester sessions.

To receive free housing during the MiniMester session, students must enroll and make full payment for the course (s) at the time of registration.

  • Current resident students wishing to live in the residence halls during the MiniMesters or for a Mitchell summer internship must move out of their current housing and complete a short ERezLife application for reassigned housing during the May/June MiniMesters. Registration for MiniMesters must be paid in full, and holds cleared, prior to signing up for housing.
    • Students living in housing for the May MiniMester may stay on campus from April 27-May 10 at no cost for housing; they may purchase a limited meal plan for $150 for that time period. Plans should be purchased through the Bursar’s Office.
    • Students signing up for June MiniMester must move out of their residence hall at the end of the spring semester and move back to a reassigned residence hall at the start of the June MiniMester.
    • Student-athletes will be provided dining and housing until their season end.

Additional Costs

Bentsen Learning Center (BLC): Students enrolled in the BLC will have an additional cost of: $520 per MiniMester course.

Accessibility

Students requiring disabilities accommodations, services or access needs should contact Accessibility Services at lee_a@mitchell.edu.

Summer Internships

Registration for Summer Internships is now closed.

Summer Internships run May 10-August 6

Internships: 

Students are encouraged to contact the Office of Integrative Career Development to discuss summer internship opportunities prior to registering online.

Contact: Paul Dunn at dunn_p@mitchell.edu or 860-701-7739 or register for an appointment via Starfish.
Regardless of the actual length of an internship, courses encompass the entire 13 weeks and all hours/paperwork/grades are officially submitted in August. Last day to enroll in an internship class is May 11, 2021 at 5pm. Last day to withdraw from this term with a “W” grade is Friday, July 16, 2021.

Costs

3 credit Internship: $1,200*
6 credit Internship: $2,400*
12 credit Internship: $4,800*
*Note: You must pay for your internship in full at the time of registration in order to be officially enrolled.

May Minimester Courses

Course Title Instructor Time Mode of Delivery Description
BI105 Biology I Bailey 8:30am-1:00pm (M-Sat) In Person (W) 4 credits (fall and spring) DA: L1 APS Max enrollment: 18 students. Provides a broad overview of the molecular biology and chief energy sources of cells, genetics, the regulation of gene action, the nature of animal tissues and the structure and function of representative organ systems. Lab work includes the microscopy of cells and tissues, experiments in osmosis and respiration, cellular reproduction and genetics, as well as organ system dissection. Integrates fundamental relationships of cellular and organism biology. NOTE: Four (4) hours lecture and two and one-half (2.5) hours
BS443 Research Methods II Broccoli ONLINE - Runs May 10 - June 19 Remote Learning 3 credits (fall) DA: L3 APS Prerequisites: BS331 (C- or better in BS331) Tis course is designed to help students further their exploration and investigation of the specialized theories and issues that began in research methods I. As such, the course affords the senior student with the opportunity for more extensive research and study in a selected area of behavioral sciences after receiving written approval of their capstone topic. The focus of this semester is twofold: students continue the development of a detailed and in-depth research paper and then prepare to present their findings to the academic community.
BU240 Principles of Leadership Wall 8:30am-Noon (M-Sat) Remote Learning 3 credits (fall) DA: L1 APS An introduction to the foundation and principles leadership. Students will explore the concepts of conceptualizing motivation, identifying traits, creating a vision, understanding influence, overcoming obstacles, developing character, and establishing a professional brand. They will apply hands-on leadership skills that challenge their own beliefs of leadership. Students will utilize reading, self-awareness, peer assessment and case studies to analyze leadership behaviors. This course allows student to identify and develop their own personal leadership philosophy and style. This awareness and newly discover leadership skill set will be used in future leadership positions or as part of a team.
EL399 Sp Topics: Gender & Race in YA Literature McDonald 9:00am – 12:30pm (M-Sat) In Person 3 credits Prerequisites: CW102 (C- grade or better). This course examines the intersectionality of gender, race and class in Young Adult literature. Novels written specifically for the young adult population (12-18 age group) will serve as the backdrop or framework for identifying and analyzing the impact of race, gender and class on the characters in and readers of contemporary YA novels. Students will read a range of YA texts – some assigned by the professor and others selected by students. These novels will be discussed from the perspectives of genre, theme, representation of adolescence and adulthood, and the intersectionality of gender, race and class.
HD305 Ethics, Character & Moral Development Brailey 8:30am – Noon (M-Sat) Remote Learning 3 credits (fall) (E) DA: L2 V Prerequisite: HD108, PY105 and junior status. This course offers the student an opportunity to study the extent to which thinking and action can be applied to ethical and moral situations. T e course will provide an in-depth examination of ethics and morality, including historical, philosophical, religious, legal, sociological, multicultural, psychological and human developmental perspectives. A particular emphasis is placed on the identification and application of moral thinking skills designed to better understand and perhaps resolve ethical issues at the personal, interpersonal and professional levels.
SO103 Intro to Sociology Parent 8:30am – Noon (M-Sat) Hybrid/Blended 3 credits (fall and spring) DA: L1 D Emphasizes the study of United States society within the context of the global spectrum. Deals with social institutions such as marriage, gender roles, urban159 ism, variations in family life, theoretical paradigms stratification, population, and ecology.

 

Internships

Internship Title Instructor Time Notes
BS340 Behavioral Science Internship I (3 cr) Mauro, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
BS440 Behavioral Science Internship II (3 cr) Mauro, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
BU420 Business Internship III (6 cr) Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
BU425 Business Internship I (3 cr) Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
BU426 Business Internship II (3 cr) Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
CJ262 CJ Soph Field Experience (3 cr) Curren, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
CJ362 CJ Junior Field Experience (3 cr) Curren, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
CJ422 CJ Senior Field Experience (3 cr) Curren, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
CJ442 CJ Senior Field Experience (6 cr) Curren, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
CO483 Comm Internship (3 cr) Ward, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
HT350 Hosp/Tour Junior Internship (3 cr) Forcier, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
HT450 Hosp/Tour Senior Internship I (6 cr) Forcier, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
HT451 Hosp/Tour Senior Internship II (6 cr) Forcier, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
LS450 LPS Internship I (3 cr) Mauro, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
LS451 LPS Internship II (3 cr) Mauro, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
SC450 Science Internship I (3 cr) Ramsay, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
SC452 Science Internship I (6 cr) Ramsay, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
SM210 Sport/Fitness Practicum (3 cr) Kresge, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
SM450 Sport/Fitness Internship (6 cr) Roberts, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission
SM451 Sport/Fitness Internship (12 cr) Roberts, Dunn Arranged Must have prior permission

May MiniMester and Summer 2021 Internships

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