Major: Environmental Studies

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: Students will work with professionals in the environmental field who will provide evaluations to the program director. Student evaluation will be based upon the recommendation of the field supervisor.
Can non-majors receive credit? No
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
No
When course is offered: Fall and Spring
Additional information: Students will be required to sign a Supervised Field Work contract detailing expectations for credits earned. May be repeated for up to a total of twelve credits. A total of six credits may be counted toward the major.

 

Sample Internship opportunities for Environmental Studies majors:
Museums, Think Tanks, Government, Non-Profits

Sample organizations where Environmental Studies majors have interned:
Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, US Park Service, Student Conservation Association, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Audubon Society

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:evst.uconn.edu