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*This information is updated for the Fall 2019 application period. Information for the Spring 2020 application period will be posted in December. 

 

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 last information session this fall is from 9:30 - 10:30am on Thursday, October 3rd, in GEA 125.

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 November 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. Bring a copy of the HDF 355R/H Research Lab Commitment Form with you to your initial meeting. Blank hard copies of the form are in the HDFS Mailroom on the counter behind the door (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 last information session this fall is from 9:30 - 10:30am on Thursday, October 3rd, in GEA 125.

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 November 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.