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CPsy 4996: Field Study in Child Psychology

Field Study Sites

The following is a list of sites that previous students have used for their field study experiences. This is not a comprehensive list; many other options are available.

After-School Programs

  • Robbinsdale Adventure Club
  • Read with Me Program, St. Paul Public Schools
  • Urban Arts Academy


  • Childrens Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
  • Fairview Hospital
  • University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

Early Childhood Centers and Day Cares

  • Kidstop Program, Maple Grove
  • Como Early Learning Center, Bloomington
  • KinderCare
  • Little Giants Early Learning Center, Blue Earth
  • Medina Academy Preschool and Day Care Center
  • New Horizon Academy
  • University of Minnesota Child Care Center (UMCCC)

Government Agencies

  • Hennepin County Government Center

Homeless Shelters/Organizations

  • People Serving People
  • Oasis for Youth (at-risk of homelessness)
  • The Family Place (day care center for homeless families)
  • Youth Link, Minneapolis


  • Rondo Community Library, St. Paul


  • Science Museum of Minnesota - Early Childhood Science Internship
  • Minnesota Children’s Museum

Non-Profit Agencies

  • CornerHouse (child welfare advocacy)
  • Emily Program (eating disorders advocacy)
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Project Footsteps (for social change)
  • The Family Partnership (human services)
  • Urban Youth Development Office
  • YMCA

School Districts

  • Adventures Plus in the Anoka Hennepin ISD #11
  • Minneapolis Public Schools, Community Education Department, Everyday Leader Facilitators
  • Southside Family Charter School

Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Centers/Programs

  • Fraser School (autism)
  • Son-Rise Program (autism)
  • Washburn Center

Summer Camps

  • Bell Museum summer camps
  • Camp Zanewood, Brooklyn Park
  • Hmong Cultural and Language Camp (HCLP)
  • YMCA summer camps
  • Youth Programs (U of M) summer camps

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