Curricular Practical Training

CPT Instructions

Provides work experience in Environmental Engineering through a relevant internship or fieldwork experience as part of their program of study as determined by the instructor. Employer feedback on student performance and the quality of the report are the basis of the grade. This course may not be taken for pass/fail credit or audited. Only 1 credit of E4999 can be credited toward the MS degree.

CPT Employer Letter

The letter must:

  1. be on official company letterhead
  2. have a specific start date and a specific end date
  3. include the location where your work will be performed
  4. include the number of hours per week you will work
  5. include a description of your position duties
  6. be signed and dated by your employer

You may review our example letter as a sample, but do not submit this.

CPT Request Form

Must be completed by you and your department.

CPT Guidelines

Masters CPT - Course: E4999

Summer Semester (Does count toward degree)

Part Time (Less Than 20 Hours a Week)
1 Credit

Full Time (More Than 20 Hours a Week)
1 Credit

Spring / Fall Semester (Does count toward degree)

Part Time (Less Than 20 Hours a Week)
1 Credit

Full Time (More Than 20 Hours a Week)
Not Allowed

CPT – Maximum of 2 credits is allowed for the duration of the Master’s Program.


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