Practicum Checklist

This is a chronological checklist of all the steps to completing your practicum. Questions? Contact Scott Harris (scotth@bu.edu).

Selection & Registration

  • Identify a practicum site and field supervisor. (For help, see practicum search tools)
  • Discuss your projected project with your Departmental Faculty Practice Representatives.
  • Submit the Practicum Approval Form online via the Practiceweb (for review by DFPR).
  • Once you receive DFPR approval, you will be sent the Practicum Registration Form, which is completed electronically.

Learning Contract

  • Discuss and develop a Learning Contract and Scope of Work with your field supervisor.
  • Discuss and submit the Learning Contract to DFPR via Practiceweb.
  • Bring a copy signed by your field supervisor to the Practicum Office within two weeks of the start date.

Midpoint Review

  • Halfway through practicum, meet with your field supervisor to discuss practicum progress.
  • Complete a Midpoint Review via the Practiceweb and update your Scope of Work (if needed).
  • Submit a copy signed by your field supervisor to the Practicum Office within a week of completion.

Abstract

  • Submit an Abstract description (250 words or less) via Practiceweb.

Practicum Finale

  • Develop a practicum poster and drop it off at Practicum Office prior to the day of the poster session.
  • Attend the poster session to exhibit your poster and attend your concentration specific Integration Seminar.

Evaluations

  • Submit completed Student and Field Supervisor Practicum Evaluations via Practiceweb.

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