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