University of California, Riverside

Anderson Graduate School of Management

For Students

The Tools Necessary to Succed as Business Leaders of the Future

The fieldwork in management is a partnership between the student, the institution, and the employer. The experiences gained from your fieldwork helps you to build your resume with MBA-level work experience and to apply knowledge gained from your MBA coursework.

Internship Guide

The Fieldwork in Management / Internship Guide

The Fieldwork in Management / Internship guide is a downloadable PDF that describes the entire internship process and offers additional valuable insight for students at different stages of their internship. This guide gives an overview of the fieldwork, student commitment, standards and requirements, examples of fieldwork projects, fieldwork approval process, the fieldwork forms, and employment partners.

Fieldwork Forms

  • Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Form and FAQ

    This form is only for international students working in paid fieldwork. It allows international students to apply for curricular practical training (CPT) if the work experience is an integral part of the degree program.

  • Petition for Fieldwork in Management Form (298I)

    This form is filled out by the student to apply for the Fieldwork in Management Program. Students who submit this form must also:

    • Provide a detailed statement of the scope of duties to be performed during fieldwork and a copy of the job description.
    • Describe the academic knowledge and skills acquired that will be applied during this fieldwork.
    • Provide a description of the research paper/project to be produced to academic supervisor and MBA Career Services.
    • Specify what type of regular interaction/supervision will be done with academic supervisor during the fieldwork period.
  • Fieldwork in Management Position Description Form

    This form must be completed by the employer and submitted by the student with the 298I form prior to beginning fieldwork.

  • Employer Evaluation of Student Intern Form

    This form is for employers to evaluate the performance of student interns during and after the fieldwork period.

  • Fieldwork Project Outline and Format for Final Paper

    These guidelines will help you present a thorough project for your fieldwork final paper.


    Find a Faculty Advisor

    A faculty advisor is required to oversee the work and deliverable items of each student's internship projects. A list of available faculty advisors may be found using the following link:


More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

The A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management

Graduate Programs Office
102 Anderson Hall, South

Tel: (951) 827-6200
Fax: (951) 827-2055