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  • Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Program Terms: Fall
  • Restrictions: Otis applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Faculty Led, Field Study Open To: MFA Graphic Design
Minimum Class Standing: MFA Graduate Student Credit Type: Studio
Course Name/ CRN: Field Internship/ 10597 # of Units Offered: 3
Non-Refundable Fee $150.00: *Is charged only when one "Commits" to a travel program
Program Description:
Field Internship GRDS 683 — 3 credits
CRN: 28116
November 6-17, 2017
Over the course of this class, students will convene in a number of cities outside of Los Angeles and follow an assigned agenda that includes: studio visits, museum visits, conferences, and workshops. Otis faculty will be in attendance to oversea the Field Internship and lead discussions and critiques while students reflect on learning and share outcomes via presentations in a seminar setting.
Units fall under the summer session's MFA "internship" course. The final grade will be entered once the student has met with their internship faculty. Until that meeting, the summer grade will remain "I" for incomplete.
 Demonstrate the ability to frame questions, devise appropriate methodologies for answering them, and evidence an ongoing perspective of critical inquiry.
·Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of design pedagogy to the practice of contemporary graphic design.
·Explore in writing aspects of graphic design that are important to the field and visual arts in general
Working dates: November 6-17, 2017
Early arrival and weekend breaks are included in agenda.
Travel Account
Course Credit, 3 cr. Field Internship
In-Country Transportation
Airport Transfers
Preliminary Itinerary:
*= required participation
November 4th - Arrive in Amsterdam
 Recover Jetlag/explore Amsterdam + Cultural Activity
Suggested Hotels: Hotel V or Volkshotel
November 6 – 8 - *Studio Visits
(Amsterdam, The Hague and/or Rotterdam, Holland)
November 09 – 10  - *Workshop at the Sandberg Institute
November 11 - Travel to Antwerp
November 12 - FREE DAY + Suggest Cultural Activity
November 13 - *Studio Visits    
November 14 – 15 - *Integrated Conference, Antwerp, Belgium
MOVE TO GHENT or Stay in Antwerp and train to Ghent for workshop days
November 16 – 17 - Ghent, Belgium.
*Workshop with Jan en Randoald and We Became Aware
closing party Friday night after workshop crit.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 09/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.