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  • Locations: Various, Various
  • Program Terms: Winter Term
  • Restrictions: Oberlin applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
WT Program Focus: Academic Focus, Career Development/Internship
Program Description:
PLEASE NOTE: The deadline to be considered for a research project or micro-internship curated by the Career Development Center or Office of Undergraduate Research has passed.  Students may still apply to the Junior Practicum Program, but they must either identify their own internship opportunity or participate in the Career Readiness and Skill-Building Summit only.  Students will still be able to receive winter term project credit for these experiences. The final deadline to submit an application is July 30th.

This application is for Juniors who are interested in participating in BOTH the Junior Practicum Program and continuing their language study in an approved language course.  Students will only receive one winter term project credit for this experience.

Junior Practicum Program Overview:

The Junior Practicum Program provides third-year students with a unique and engaging opportunity to develop new knowledge and skills related to career readiness and research. 

This practicum program will kick off with a Career Readiness and Skill-Building Summit throughout the month of September and will involve a variety of faculty, staff, industry leaders, and alumni delivering interactive workshops on technical skills and professional development. Students who successfully complete the Summit will receive winter term project credit. Please note that this program is the only option for juniors to receive winter term project credit in the 2020-21 academic year.

At the conclusion of the Summit (between October-December), juniors have the option to engage in experiential practice in one of two ways: 
  • Career Communities remote micro-internship with an alumni or parent sponsor
  • Remote research-based project with a faculty mentor
Note: Students may select to participate in the Summit only for winter term project credit and not the experiential practice. Students who complete both the Summit and experiential practice are eligible to receive up to $800 for their work. 

  • Career Readiness Summit - September 8 - October 2 (winter term project credit)
  • Micro-Internship OR Research Project - October 12 - December 4 (exact dates flexible based on individual assignments)Questions:
For more information or questions, visit the Junior Practicum Program website or email

Language Study Overview:
Juniors who are interested in continuing their language study during their off semester may participate remotely in a regularly-scheduled semester-long language course for winter term project credit. Students will not receive academic credit for this course, but may use the winter term experience to fulfill a major or minor requirement by consent of the chair of the relevant language department

Project Sponsor:
The relevant professor for the chosen course

Email Elizabeth Hamilton ( with any questions.

Eligible courses:

CHIN 101-01 (1040) Elementary Chinese ; Fang Liu
CHIN 101-02 (1041) Elementary Chinese 1; Fang Liu
CHIN 201-01 (1042) Intermediate Chinese 1; Chialan Wang
CHIN 301-01 (1043) Advanced Chinese 1; Chialan Wang
CHIN 401-01 (1044) Readings in Chinese Literature; Kai Li
CHIN 457-01 (12967) Classical Chinese; Kai Li

FREN 101-01 (1361) Français élémentaire 1; Adrianne Barbo 
FREN 205-01 (1368) Français intermédiaire 1; Adrianne Barbo 
FREN 205-02 (1369) Français intermédiaire 1; Adrianne Barbo 
FREN 355-01 (no CRN) Les îles créoles; Preea Leelah 
FREN/CMPL 441 (no CRN) Plague Narratives Matthew Senior 
FREN 442-01 (no CRN) 2-credit course Littérature et pandémie; Matthew Senior 
FREN 455-01 (15265) Le crime au féminin; Preea Leelah 

GERM 101-01 (1315) Elementary German 1; Peter Woods
GERM 102-01 (14837) Elementary German 2; Steven Huff
GERM 203-01 (1318) Intermediate German 1; Steven Huff
GERM 204-02 (14838) Intermediate German 2; Steven Huff
GERM 305-01 (15246) Conversation and Composition; Peter Woods
GERM 312-01 (15246) Young Germany to Modernism; Gabriel Cooper
German 327 (CRN 15156): History of the German Language, Peter Woods

GREK 101-01 (1025) Elementary Greek; Andrew Wilburn

HISP 202-01 (5831) Intermediate Spanish 1; Carmen Tovar
HISP 203-01 (5832) Intermediate Spanish 2; Ana Diaz Burgos
HISP 304 (5835) Advanced Grammar and Composition; Carmen Tovar
HISP 306 (14047) Intro to Literary Analysis; Claire Solomon
HISP 313-01 (12929) Advanced Problems in Latin American Lit Cult; Ana Diaz Burgos
HISP 318-01 (14779) Survey of Latin American Literature II; Patrick O’Connor
HISP 421-01 (15162) Julio Cortazar’s Rayuela; Claire Solomon
HISP 445-01 (15266) Crime, Sex & Ghosts of the Past; Sebastiaan Faber

ITAL 101-01 (1403) Beginning Italian I; Ivana Di Siena 
ITAL 101-02 (1404) Beginning Italian I; Ivana Di Siena 
ITAL 203-01 (8983) Italiano intermedio accelerat; Ivana Di Siena

JAPN 101-01 (1045) Elementary Japanese 1; Sachiko Kondo
JAPN 101-02 (1046) Elementary Japanese 1; Sachiko Kondo
JAPN 201-01 (1047) Intermediate Japanese 1; Mariko Takano
JAPN 201-02 (15346) Intermediate Japanese 1; Mariko Takano
JAPN 301-01 (1048) Japanese Reading and Conversation; Sachiko Kondo
JAPN 401-01 (1049) Advanced Japanese; Nathaniel Heneghen

LATN 101-02 (no CRN) Elementary Latin; Christopher Trinacty

RUSS 101-01 (1326) Elementary Russian; Thomas Newlin
RUSS 203-01 (1328) Intermediate Russian; Vladimir Ivantsov

Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.