Fieldwork/Internship Preparation Deadlines


The time to set up a Fieldwork/Internship Placement is the SEMESTER BEFORE you go out into the field.

Students must have arranged for a fieldwork/internship placement, submitted the Code of Ethics and Professional Behavior Form, and the signed/approved Fieldwork/Internship Contract to the Fieldwork/Internship Coordinator according to the following deadlines:

  • For Fall Semester Fieldwork/Internship, the forms must be completed by April 25th of the previous Spring Semester.
  • For Spring Semester Fieldwork/Internship, the forms must be completed by December 1st of the previous Fall Semester.
  • For the 12-week Summer Semester Fieldwork/Internship, the forms must be completed by April 25th of the previous Spring Semester.
  • Requesting an Extension of a Deadline: A request must be submitted in writing to the Fieldwork/Internship Coordinator for an extension of a deadline. The proposal/request must be accompanied by a substantive explanation/rationale. (Procrastination is not an acceptable reason.)
  • NOTE: The following special proposals/requests must be submitted in writing (along with a rationale) to the Fieldwork/Internship Coordinator at least ONE MONTH prior to the respective deadline dates specified above:

               1. Proposing a NEW fieldwork/internship site.
               2. Requesting exceptions to any of the Fieldwork/Internship Policies in this Manual.

The Fieldwork/Internship Coordinator for the undergraduate psychology students is:

          Janine Buxton, M.S., L.M.H.C.
          Marist College
          3399 North Road
          Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1387
          phone: (845) 575-3000, x7696
          fax: (845) 575-3965
          email: Janine.buxton@marist.edu

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