IEOR E4999: Fieldwork Request Form

IEOR E4999: Fieldwork Request Form

Fieldwork/Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is for IEOR graduate students who need relevant work experience as part of their program of study.

Students and supervisors will be required to submit a final report at the conclusion of the internship.

Fieldwork/CPT Eligiblity and Requirements

IEOR graduate students may earn up to (3) three graded credits towards the M.S. degree through internship engagement. The student is responsible for the cost per credit, charged as regular tuition.

To determine eligibility, please refer to the Internship On-Boarding Process document

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

-Present an official offer letter from the employer stating the following (if the offer letter does not have all the below information, please have your employer issue a separate letter or email with the required missing information):
1. Beginning and ending dates of employment
2. How many hours you will work weekly (Employment may not exceed 20 hours per week during the academic year (Fall & Spring semesters))
3. A description of duties in sufficient detail to clearly show them as appropriate to meeting the requirements for your degree
4. Location where employment will take place

-Adhere to the following schedule and deadlines, which can be found in the Professional Development section of the Graduate Student Handbook.

The department will process your CPT within 3-5 business days and ISSO processing time is usually 5-10 business days. Please communicate this time frame to your prospective employers.