Undergraduate Programs

Deadlines and Schedules

YEAR
SEASON
DATES
 2018 WINTER

January 8 to April 20, 2018
 (Finish April 13 if you work during Reading Week)

 2018 SPRING/SUMMER
May 7 to August 10, 2018
 2018 FALL September 4 to December 14, 2018
(Finish Dec 7 if you work through Fall Break Week)
 2019
 WINTER January 7 to April 19, 2019
(Finish April 12 if you work during Reading Week)
 2019  SPRING/SUMMER  May 6 to August 9, 2019
 2019  FALL  September 3 to December 13, 2019
(Finish Dec 6 if you work through Fall Break Week)

To arrange a professional practicum placement you must attend the Placement Orientation Seminar prior to commencing the process of acquiring a practicum placement.

Placement Orientation Seminars

  • Seminars are generally scheduled during the first week of classes 
  • The September placement orientation seminar is for the following January to April practicum term.
  • The January placement orientation seminar is for both the following May to August and September to December practicum terms
  • The only exception is for students who are arranging their placement outside the Province of Alberta or an international placement
  • You must access your e-mail on your “@ualberta.ca” account as regular notices will be sent out as reminders to this listserve
  • It is your responsibility to keep informed of these deadlines

International placements

  • You must begin the search process at least one full year prior to the actual placement
  • Consult with Practicum Supervisor for specific requirements for international placements
  • You must have a minimum 2.7 accumulated GPA to be eligible for an international placement


Arranging your own Practicum Experience 

  • You may arrange your own placements provided you understand the policy and guidelines for these arranged placements being approved
  • You are strongly advised to consult with the Practicum Supervisor/Instructor at least a year prior to arranging a placement with an agency
  • You must have a minimum 2.7 Accumulated GPA to be eligible for an out of province placement