IEOR E3999: Fieldwork Request Form (For BS Students Only)

IEOR E3999: Fieldwork Request Form (For BS Students Only)


Fieldwork Eligiblity and Requirements

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 of 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 to the following guidelines:

1. Student must present an official offer letter from the employer stating the following four items. The offer letter must contain all the items below.

I. Beginning and ending dates of employment.
II. Number of hours of employment per week; employment may not exceed 20 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters.
III. Description of internship duties and responsibilities in detail to demonstrate its relevance to your program of study.
IV. Location of the internship.

2. Student must adhere to the Fieldwork schedule and deadlines.

The Department require 3-5 business days to review and process your Fieldwork request. For F-1 visa holders, ISSO will require an additional 5-10 business days. Please communicate this time frame to your prospective employers.