Major: Applied and Resource Economics

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading ARE 4991; Graded: A-F
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Six (To be decided through advising.)
Course prerequisites: Instructor consent required.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Junior, 2.00/4.00
Academic work requirement: Formal written report. Expectations and structure of the report to be spelled out in a learning agreement submitted to the instructor before enrolling. Weekly log of work.
Can non-majors receive credit? No
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
When course is offered: Spring, Fall, Winter Intersession
Additional information: Course may be repeated up to a total of six credits.
Department internship information:


Sample internship opportunities for Applied and Resource Economics majors:
Financial Analyst, Food Policy Advisor, Food Non-Profit Assistant, Marketing Specialist, Pollution Policy Analyst, Data Analyst, Risk Evaluation, Natural Resources Economics, Human Dimensions of Climate Change

Sample organizations where Applied and Resource Economics majors have interned:
CT Office of Policy and Management, Council on Environmental Quality, League of Conservation Voters, UCONN PIRG, Ameriprise, CT DEEP, Green Energy Institute of America, CT Dept. of Agriculture, UConn Extension, Conover + Gould Strategic Communications

Ways to find an internship:
Internships can be found on Handshake, or through online resources found at

For more information about internship policies in this department, please contact:
Kimberly Rollins, Department Head
W.B. Young Building

Experience Information

College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
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