2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 20, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SUST 499 - Sustainability Internship


Credits: 3
Students participate in a one-semester course of experiential learning in the form of an internship in their community. They are supervised in fieldwork dealing with sustainability areas that align with the track they have chosen. Partnerships exist with local, state and federal agencies to provide environmental learning opportunities and experiences. Internships provide an opportunity for the students to integrate their academic learning with practical applications in actual professional settings. Partnerships exist with local, state and federal agencies to provide environmental learning opportunities and experiences.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain hands-on experience working in a sustainability-related field.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills learned from the coursework in a professional setting.
  • Network with professionals in related fields.
  • Set goals for internship and work toward accomplishing these goals.
  • Reflect on how the internship experience provides the skills and expertise needed for their post-graduate plans.
  • Gather information that will influence post-graduation plans.

Prerequisite: It suggested this be completed in the last year of your program.