Getting Started With the IDP

This section outlines the steps you must take to participate in the Intern Development Program (IDP).

When can I start?

You can earn IDP experience once you have successfully established that you have earned a high school diploma or equivalent. You will need to provide the following information in your NCARB Record:

  1. High school name
  2. High school address
  3. High school graduation date (date of receipt of a high school diploma or equivalent)
How do I start?

This section outlines the steps you must take to participate in the IDP.

How much does it cost?

Associated fees with the IDP.

How do I establish an NCARB Record?

Learn how to start an NCARB Record.


Related Publications


IDP Guidelines
Updated July 2014! The IDP Guidelines is essential reading for interns, supervisors, and mentors participating in the IDP. The document includes steps to completing the program, reporting procedures, experience requirements, and tasks interns should understand before becoming licensed.

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