Major: Animal Science

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading ANSC 3681 / 3691, SAAS 291; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: ANSC 3681: Zero Credits; ANSC 3691: One – Fifteen Credits
Course prerequisites: Instructor consent required.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Sophomore; 2.00/4.00
Academic work requirement: Practical experience, knowledge, and professional skills in a work environment related to animal science. Based on a contract and learning experience syllabus.
Can non-majors receive credit? Yes; please see description, or contact major/department directly for possible restrictions.
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
No
When course is offered: Summer (ANSC 3681); Summer, Fall and Spring (ANSC 3691); Fall and Spring (SAAS 291)
Additional information: ANSC 3681 is only for summer internship.

 

Sample Internship opportunities for Animal Science majors:
Agricultural, Science, and Technology Intern, Aquatic Researcher, Animal Welfare Advocacy, Dairy Farm Intern, Chimpanzee Sanctuary Intern, Veterinary Clinics, Therapeutic Riding Centers

Sample organizations where Animal Science majors have interned:
Disney Animal Kingdom, Beardsley Zoo, North Windham Animal Hospital, High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Mansfield Animal Control, Arethusa Farm, Whispering Winds Animal Connection, Connecticut Veterinary Center, Green Valley Veterinary Services, Stafford Veterinary Center, Fox Run Equine Hospital

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at career.uconn.edu/experiential-learning.

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Xiuchun (Cindy) Tian, Interim Department Head & Professor
ABL Building, Room 220D, Unit-4163
xiuchun.tian@uconn.edu
860-486-6912

 

internships@uconn.edu
career.uconn.edu
860-486-3013

Sponsor:College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources
Website:animalscience.uconn.edu/index.php