IEOR E3999 Fieldwork (Undergraduates Only)

Students in the IEOR Department have an option to pursue internship opportunities that complement their academic studies and earn credits.  Schedule permitting, students may engage up to 20 hours per week during an academic term (fall and spring semesters). Students may take IEOR E3999 Fieldwork for a maximum total of three (3) credits, and the credits will count toward the 128-credit requirement for the bachelor of science degree. However, fieldwork credits: (1) may not also count toward a major core, technical, elective, and non-technical requirements and (2) may not be taken for pass/fail grade or audited.  

In order to commence, the student must adhere and agree to the following guidelines:

1.     Submit a Fieldwork Request Form for Departmental review for IEOR E3999 Fieldwork. You will need to submit an official written offer letter from the employer stating the terms of employment through this request form.

2.     Employment may not exceed 20 hours per week during the academic year (fall and spring semesters).

3.     Adhere to the following schedule and deadlines.  This schedule also pertains to F-1 students requesting Curricular Practical Training during the academic terms.  For F-1 students, please refer ISSO for F-1 Student Eligibility. For J-1 students, please contact your J-1 sponsor and ISSO to discuss your eligibility.

Semester

Number of Credits

Term Duration

Minimum Hours of Work (Total)

Deadline to Apply

Summer 2017

1, 1.5, or 2

Half or Full Term

100-200

Final date: Friday, July 14, 2017

Fall 2017

1

Half or Full Term

100

Friday, November 3, 2017

Fall 2017

1.5

Half or Full Term

150

Monday, October 9, 2017

Spring 2018

1

Half or Full Term

100

Friday, March 16, 2018

Spring 2018

1.5

Half or Full Term

150

Friday, March 2, 2018

At the conclusion of the term, you are required to submit the following in order to complete the course:

1.     A final written report detailing your internship experience. Additional guidelines will be provided.

2.     A written letter of evaluation from your internship 


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