Gain real world experience that can be applied in the workforce while also earning college credit.

Diversity and Inclusion Science Initiative (DISI)

DISI characterizes the Sanford School’s commitment to enhancing the well-being of all children, youth, and families in our diverse world. DISI promotes and supports disadvantaged and underrepresented students to ensure their access to higher education and involvement in social science research. For students who want to get involved in research through DISI, the Sanford School offers various funding opportunities.

The Child Development Lab

The Child Development Lab (CDL) plays an integral role in the university's threefold mission of teaching, research, and service. The CDL provides carefully supervised training opportunities for child development students pursuing careers serving children and families.


Internships are a great way to earn college credit while developing skills for the global workforce. If you want to enhance your resume with on-the-job experience, apply for an internship in your field of study.