career field exploration

All students are required to complete 200 hours of Career Field Exploration hours prior to their final semester of their senior year.


The purpose of Career Field Exploration is to allow the student to develop an understanding of professional agency operations, provide the opportunity to explore his/her career interests, and to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be a competitive candidate for Senior Internship and post graduation positions.

requirements & guidelines

All students in the School of Community Resources and Development are required to complete a Senior Internship experience. The Senior Internship CSM/NLM/PRM/TDM 463 allows students to put theory to practice through a 12-week, 40 hours per week (fall, spring and summer semesters) professional experience with an approved agency.

future students

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The School of Community Resources & Development is dedicated to producing vibrant alumni who remain engaged in the communities in which they live and serve.

ASU Alumni Association 

community partners

The School of Community Resources and Development has an expansive network of community partners that contribute to the education and success or our students. 

These partners make it possible for our students to graduate with a full working knowledge of the industry they are entering, through our unique internship program, as well as through multiple volunteer and partnering opportunities that these organizations provide.

degrees & certificates

Arizona State University's School of Community Resources & Development advances the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of our local and global communities through instruction, research and service. We provide use inspired research and experiential academic programs in the areas of: Nonprofit Leadership & Management, Parks & Recreation Management, and Tourism Development & Management.  Each program shares an interdisciplinary focus, and a common passion for promoting the public good.

academic advising

School of Community Resources & Development students are encouraged to meet with an advisor at least once a year to update information, go over academic plans and prepare for graduation.

undergraduate academic advising 

Location: Downtown Phoenix campus, University Center (UCENT) 5th Floor, Suite 550 [Campus Map]

Phone: (602) 496-0550