Sustainability Internship


This internship course provides students with a unique experiential learning opportunity in the sustainability industry, all while being guided and mentored by an instructor.

Independent Study/Internship
Starting at $810.00
As few as 11 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Explore the ins and outs of a specific sector of sustainability
  • Learn to think critically and creatively both independently and as part of a team
  • Gain invaluable experience in the real world

About this course:

The internship provides students with a unique experiential learning opportunity related to environmental sustainability. The internship site is selected by the eligible student from among a variety of related disciplines, allowing the student to create a distinctive independent learning experience. The purpose is to apply the material learned in formal Sustainability Certificate academic courses to a workplace setting, acquiring valuable job skills. Students gain hands-on experience by working on real industry problems/projects in the private or public sector or in a nonprofit organization. Students intern for a minimum of 120 working hours. Throughout the internship, students communicate and work alongside an Extension instructor who will help guide them through the process. Students are required to complete a final report of their experience once they complete the internship.
Fifty percent of the program requirements (thus, three of the five courses) must be completed before taking the Internship course. 

Spring 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Dan Beal
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Elective course in Sustainability Certificate.

Restricted course. Web enrollments automatically generate a "Permission to Enroll" request.

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline:April 2, 2021

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 02, 2021

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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