Field Study - An Opportunity

Field study is your opportunity to take your learning into action.  The best placements are those where your academic interests, life goals and what you have learned from past experiences intersect.

The six steps to help you make the most out of your opportunity are:

  1. Plan
  2. Apply and Interview
  3. Select
  4. Confirm
  5. Enroll
  6. Actively Engage

For detailed procedures and suggestions see the Field Study Schedule (PDF).

Students are encouraged to become familiar with their options for field study early in their UCI career.  In addition to Social Ecology 195, Field Study, students may also choose to pursue Social Ecology 195ABC - Advanced Field Study,  Immersive Field Study, the capital internship programs (Summer UCDC, University of California Centers - Washington DC or SacramentoSacramento Internship Program or a position as a corps. leader for JumpStart or H.A.B.L.A. to complete their field study requirement. 

Information & Forms

Graph of how to structure time for your Field Study


Finding a Site

Assistance During Field Study



Service Learning and Civic Engagement Organizations

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