For more information on the program, please click here. University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) students should coordinate the practicum through Dr. Adams. The OSBI participates in a practicum student program, in which college students can partake. There is an online application that must be completed and returned. In addition, please submit a copy of your transcript with the application. Applicants from universities that are not partnered with the OSBI will need a faculty sponsor and to be enrolled for college credit in a course compatible with the field of interest. A letter of recommendation from your faculty sponsor along with the application materials must be mailed to:
OSBI Practicum Program
800 E. 2nd Street
Edmond, OK 73034
The practicum program will typically involve a short rotation through the OSBI forensic units, and each student will then be assigned a specific discipline where he/she will gain some laboratory experience in that particular discipline. The application for the practicum program must be submitted before the following dates:
A spring semester practicum application be must received no later than the third week in September prior to the spring semester.
A summer semester practicum application must be received no later than the third week in February prior to the summer semester.
A fall semester practicum application must be received no later than the third week in February prior to the fall semester.
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