THE ONLINE MANUAL FOR THE PSYCHOLOGY MAJOR FIELDWORK/INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

IMPORTANT NOTE: STUDENTS MAY NOT REGISTER FOR CLASSES IN THE MW 5:00-6:15 PM TIME SLOT DURING ANY SEMESTER IN WHICH THEY ARE COMPLETING A FIELDWORK/INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE.

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I. PREPARING FOR FIELDWORK/INTERNSHIP: 10 STEPS FOR SETTING UP A FIELDWORK/INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT
Complete these steps the SEMESTER BEFORE you go out into the field.

NOTE: PSYC STUDENTS MUST ATTEND A MANDATORY ORIENTATION SESSION:

  • During the first several weeks of the fall and spring semesters, PSYC Fieldwork/Internship Orientation sessions are offered.
  • Students must attend ONE session the SEMESTER BEFORE going into the field.
  • Instructors will announce the date/time/place of the meetings.
  • Posters located in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences mailroom and on psychology faculty office doors will announce this information, and also all psychology majors are sent an email with the information.

NOTE: PSYC STUDENTS SHOULD CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE PSYCHOLOGY COURSE INFORMATION PAGE TO REVIEW THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PSYC MAJOR SPECIFIC TO THE SEMESTER IN WHICH THE MAJOR WAS DECLARED.

Please click on the step titles for details:

Step 1: Review the course description and prerequisites.

Step 2: Figure out who's who in the fieldwork/internship process and see their contact information.

Step 3: Know the deadlines for setting up a fieldwork/internship placement for next semester!!

Step 4: Decide how much fieldwork/internship to do.

Step 5: Select a fieldwork placement - See the list of pre-approved fieldwork/internship sites.

Step 6: Apply to pre-approved fieldwork/internship placements OR:

Step 7: Propose a new fieldwork/internship site within a ONE-HOUR DRIVE of Marist College.

Step 8: Register for fieldwork/internship.

Step 9: Complete and submit the Fieldwork/Internship Contract AND Code of Ethics forms by the deadline.

Step 10: Await confirmation and communications.

A Final tip, print this out: The Preparation Checklist Form

 

II. INFORMATION FOR MARIST STUDENTS STUDYING ABROAD

III. INFORMATION FOR FIELDWORK/INTERNSHIP SITES AND SITE SUPERVISORS

1.) Who's Who in the Psychology fieldwork/internship program

2.) What is expected of Marist College

3.) What is expected of fieldwork/internship sites and supervisors

4.) Policies and procedures: tuition waivers

5.) Procedure for request a certificate of insurance/liability form

6.) Procedure for obtaining a background check requested by a fieldwork/internship site PDF

 

IV. FORMS TO PRINT OUT

Code of Ethics and Professional Behavior Form PDF icon

Fieldwork/Internship Contract Form PDF icon

Fieldwork/Internship Deadlines and Preparation Checklist

Timesheet Form PDF

Evaluation of Fieldworker/Intern Form PDF icon

Evaluation of Site Form PDF icon

Evaluation of Supervisor Form PDF icon

Fieldwork/Internship Site Directory PDF

 

 

 

 

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