Major: Environmental Sciences

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: ENVS 3991; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Twelve
Course prerequisites: Consent of program director required.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Junior; N/A
Academic work requirement: Experience in settings not generally available on campus with professionals in the environmental field. Grade will be based upon the recommendation of the field supervisor. Requires contract agreed to in advance by student, internship field supervisor, and program director, detailing expectations for the credits earned.
Can non-majors receive credit? No
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
No
When course is offered: Fall and Spring
Additional information: May be repeated for a total of twelve credits. A total of six credits may be counted toward the major.

 

Sample Internship opportunities for Environmental Sciences majors:
Museums, Think Tanks, Government, Non-Profits, Farms, Parks

Sample organizations where Environmental Sciences majors have interned:
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, UConn Extension
Student Conservation Association, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Raspberry Knoll Farm,
CT Forest and Park Association, US Natural Resources Conservation Service,
US Park Service, Audubon Society, The Nature Conservancy, Metropolitan District Commission Forest and Wildlife Management, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service

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:
Sara Tremblay, Program Coordinator
1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4087
sara.tremblay@uconn.edu
860-486-5218

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

Sponsor:College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Website:envs.uconn.edu