Thank you for your interest in hosting a student participating in the UCI Chemistry Field Studies Program!

Employers hosting students participating in the UCI Chemistry Field Studies Program provide a learning environment where students can assess their skills, values and interests and understand how they relate to a specific career path. Supervisors will need to provide supervision, regular feedback, and mentoring. Students are expected to be professional, engaged, inquisitive and ready to learn and contribute. 

Ideal placement sites will provide students with a pre-professional experience and structure the activities to allow each student to:

  • Develop an understanding of organizational goals and objectives.
  • Contribute to the organization's overall goals and daily activities through tasks related to chemistry.
  • Understand the relationship between theories learned in the classroom and practice experienced in the field.
  • Develop interpersonal and technical competencies required in the workplace.

Please complete the UCI Chemistry Field Studies Program application and the Non-Discrimination Agreement below to apply to host an Independent Study student.

For more information, email:

Independent Study Employer Application
Consulting|Consulting Non-Profit|Non-Profit Private-Sector|Private Sector Public-Sector|Public Sector National-Laboratory|National Laboratory Other|Other
Who should students contact to learn more about this opportunity?
Fixed: all candidates are considered after the deadline. Rolling: candidates should apply and will be considered at all times.