You may be approved to complete a field experience (practicum and/or internship) in your current place of employment under very specific and limited circumstances:
You can be approved to use your exact employment position to fulfill the field experience requirements only if all the following criteria are true:
Alternatively, you may be approved to complete a field experience that is completely separate from your employment position only if all the following criteria are true:
Notes: Sites may elect to pay a stipend for your work as a field experience student without hiring you as an employee. Such arrangements do not need to be reported to or approved by the SOC-OFE.
You may not be approved to complete a field experience at a site where you hold a senior leadership position because of potential conflict between your role as an employee and as a student.