2016/17 Practicum Timeline

June/July 2016 Information packages for potential practicum partners are emailed to Aboriginal organizations.
July/August 2016 Interested organizations contact First Nations and Indigenous Studies to discuss potential projects and proposals.
early-September 2016 Organizations planning on attending the annual practicum meeting, please contact us at (604) 822-2905, or by email: fnis.practicum@ubc.ca to confirm your attendance.* Organizations wishing to propose a project are strongly encouraged to submit brief project descriptions and/or background about their organization for students to review prior to the meeting.
7 September 2016 First classroom meeting of FNIS 400.
14 September 2016 Meeting for organizations interested in proposing a project and FNIS 400 students at the First Nations House of Learning (UBC Longhouse).
September/October 2016 Students contact organizations for more information and submit applications.
Interview process.
Drafting of project specifics.
mid-October 2016 Projects commence.
mid-February 2017 Projects move towards completion.
end-February/mid-March 2017 Students work on Final Project Reports for submission to organizations and to FNIS.
end-March 2017 Practicum presentations at the Musqueam community.
Practicum presentations at the First Nations House of Learning (UBC Longhouse).
Final Project Reports due.
Organizations submit project evaluations to FNIS.