PSYCHOLOGY ONLINE SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Conducted By: Fortis Hospital, Department of mental health and behavioral sciences
Resource person: Dr. Samir Pareekh, Chairperson of mental health department
Time Duration: 6 days
Attended by: Psychology students of grade XI and XII
DETAILS OF THE INTERNSHIP:
Internship is an excellent way to build all those important connections that are invaluable in developing and maintaining a strong professional network for the future. The internship was a trained and supervised experience in a professional setting in which the student is learning and gaining essential experience and expertise. The main aim of the psychology summer internship was to provide real world exposure to the students to explore and gain the relevant skill and knowledge required to enter a particular career field.
The summer internship program, conducted by Dr. Samir Pareekh, Chairperson at Fortis Hospital, Department of mental health and behavioral sciences, provided an insightful experience to the students where they are able to apply the learnings in the classroom to the real world set up. The internship provided students a chance to understand aspects of mental health and how it is integrated within a general hospital set up, orientation to new and applied fields of psychology, as well projects under the guidance of a mental health professional. The internships provided the students opportunity to see theoretical concepts in practice. They were provided extensive training in theory and practical knowledge of applying psychological principles within a clinical setting.