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Read the Field Experience Manual

The Field Experience Manual outlines policies and procedures for field experience in the PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision program.

You are required to read the PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision Field Experience Manual in detail and adhere to the policies included within. You must confirm that you have read and understand all the policies in this manual when you apply for field experience. Failure to comply with the policies within this manual is considered a violation of Walden’s Code of Conduct and Professional Competence Policy and may result in formal sanctions, including, but not limited to, award of a failing course grade, Code of Conduct inquiry, and dismissal from the university. See the Code of Conduct in the Student Handbook for details and contact the SOC-OFE with questions.

Field Experience Student Checklists

Please download and review the Field Experience Student Checklist to ensure that you know what you need to do to prepare for field experience.

Determine when you will enroll in field experience and know your application deadlines!

Field experience takes place at the end of your program, first practicum (one quarter) and then internship (two quarters). You should refer to your Program of Study to determine the specific timing of your field experience, and contact your Student Success Advisor for additional assistance.

  • Practicum Application Submission Windows
  • Internship Application Submission Windows

Professional Preparation

These Professional Preparation resources may assist you in your search for a field site. While they are not a required part of your application, it is recommended you review the resources as they may help you in your future career search as well.