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Updates

*This information is updated for the Spring 2020 application period. Information for the Fall 2020 application period will be posted in August. 

 

Application Procedure for Research Practicum (HDF 355R/355H)

 

Step 1: Attend a Mandatory Information Session. Please RSVP at nammon@utexas.edu at least 24 hours in advance. The information session this spring are below: 

  • February 3rd, 2020 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM in ETC 2.114
  • February 7th, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in ETC 2.132
  • February 10th, 2020 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM in RLM 5.122

Step 2: Read the Research Practicum page to learn about faculty research interests and labs. Choose up to 3 faculty with whom you would like to work for 2 consecutive semesters.

Step 3: Meet with your Academic Advisor to discuss how the Research Practicum would fit into your academic plan and research requirements.

Step 4: Complete the brief online application by April 1st. The link is available at the SoHE Advising Office in GEA 37. List the 3 faculty with whom you would like to work in the final comment box of the online application.

Step 5: You will receive an email once your application has been reviewed and your acceptance status has been determined.

Step 6: If accepted, the Practicum Coordinator will email you to connect you with a faculty member. Reach out to the faculty member to re-iterate your interest and attach your current resume. Some faculty request a meeting, an interview, or a separate application. If you are accepted into a lab, you will need to submit a hard copy of the HDF 355R Research Lab Commitment Form 1 week prior to the start of registration. Blank hard copies of the form are behind the door in the HDFS Mailroom (SEA 1.432). The HDFS Mailroom is typically open between 9am and 4pm. 

 

Application Procedure for Field Practicum (HDF 652F/652P)

 

Step 1: Attend a Mandatory Information Session. Please RSVP at nammon@utexas.edu at least 24 hours in advance. The information session this spring are below: 

  • February 3rd, 2020 from 12:30 - 1:30 PM in ETC 2.114
  • February 7th, 2020 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in ETC 2.132
  • February 10th, 2020 from 6:00 - 7:00 PM in RLM 5.122

Step 2: Meet with your academic advisor to complete the Academic Plan Form (advisors have this form and will keep it once completed) by Friday, October 18th.

Step 3: Complete the brief online application by April 1st. The link is available at the SoHE Advising Office in GEA 37. You may not apply unless you have attended an Information Session, met with your Academic Advisor, and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Step 4: You will receive an email once your application has been reviewed and your acceptance status has been determined. 

Step 5: If accepted, you will receive further information by email and will attend a mandatory Site Selection Meeting the semester before your practicum begins.