[ skip to content ]

More Information about this image

Shot of a young teacher educating a group of elementary children

Office of Clinical ExperiencesTeacher Candidate Internship

Application Deadlines

Semester Regular Deadline
Last day Applications are accepted for upcoming semester
Spring August 1st October 1st
Fall February 1st April 1st

*placements are not guaranteed

**Applications are not accepted after the extended deadline

Application & What to Expect

  1. Application -You will need to submit a current resume and describe your plan to meet all pending coursework and licensure assessments before student teaching.
  2. After your application has been accepted (allow 2-3 weeks) you will be sent an email with instructions for processing the 35 dollar application fee.
  3. Teacher Candidates requesting a placement in the following school division(s) must upload the additional respective form while completing the application. Click on the title to download the form:

  4. After your application is accepted you will receive monthly reminder emails from OCE about outstanding requirements and orientation.

  5. The month before student teaching begins you will be given access to an asynchronous orientation course on Canvas.

  6. Attend a synchronous Orientation meeting about two weeks prior to starting your student teaching.

  7. All program requirements, licensure tests, certificates, etc. need to be completed prior to receiving your student teaching assingment. No student will be permitted to enter student teaching without passing all licensure tests.

                Requirements Prior to Teacher Candidate Internship Orientation

                Required Assessments

                All candidates are must complete the Virginia Board of Education prescribed assessments with passing scores.

                Required Assessment Details

                Clearance Background Checks

                All candidates are required to complete the ODU Field Experience Clearance Procedures prior to the Orientation. This process takes eight weeks to complete.

                Background Check Procedures

                Other Requirements

                • ALL course work, content knowledge and professional education as listed in your curriculum, must be completed prior to the orientation;
                • ALL GPA and grades requirements must be met as listed in your curriculum; and
                • Transcripts from external institutions documenting completion of required courses.

                Important Dates

                Teacher Candidate Orientation Dates

                Semester Meeting/Zoom
                Fall 2022 August 23, 2022
                Spring 2023 January 2023

                Teacher Candidate Internship Dates

                Semester/Length Start Date End Date
                Fall 2022 September 6, 2022 December 9, 2022
                14 Week Placement September 6, 2022 December 9, 2022
                10 Week Placement September 6, 2022 November 11, 2022
                (2) 7 week Placements September 6, 2022

                October 24, 2022
                October 21, 2022

                December 9, 2022
                Spring 2023 January 17, 2023 April 28, 2023
                14 Week Placement January 17, 2023 April 28, 2023
                10 Week Placement January 17, 2023 March 24, 2023
                (2) 7 Week Placements January 17, 2023 March 3, 2023
                March 6, 2023 April 28, 2023


                Site Navigation

                Presidential Inauguration

                ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

                Fall Open House

                It's time to fall in love with ODU! Join us for our last Open House event of the semester on Saturday, November 19.

                Commencement 2022

                Visit the Commencement Office for information on event times, caps & gowns, tickets and more!