(At least 300 hours of professional planning fieldwork. Students have two options for fulfilling this requirement)
1. Enrolling in four units of UP 496 (Independent Fieldwork) during the quarter of the internship or immediately following the internship. Students enrolled in UP 496 must submit an essay and a letter of evaluation from the employer to the Graduate Advisor, Robin McCallum, no later than the last day of finals week during the quarter of UP 496 enrollment.
2. Petitioning to waive the requirement. If you have had at least twelve months of full-time professional experience at a responsible level prior to entering the program, you may petition to waive. In order to petition, a 5-7 page evaluative paper (see handbook for details regarding the content of the paper) and your resume must be emailed to the Graduate Advisor, Robin McCallum, by the end of the first year of studies.