Major: Natural Resources

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: NRE 3690; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: Six
Course prerequisites: Instructor consent required.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Junior; N/A
Academic work requirement: Learning products vary among internships and are detailed in a learning contract signed by the workplace supervisor, UConn faculty member, and student. Outcomes range from written reports to presentations.
Can non-majors receive credit? Also open to Environmental Science majors with permission.
Internship is a graduation requirement for
this program:
When course is offered: Spring, Summer, Fall
Additional information: May be repeated for credit with a change in course content to a maximum of six credits.


Sample Internship opportunities for Natural Resources majors:
Forestry Technician, Environmental Analyst Intern, Water Resources/Hydrology Technician Fisheries and Wildlife Technician, Water Quality Technician, Natural Resources Conservation Intern

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

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:
Dr. Jason Vokoun, Department Head
W.B. Young Building, Room 227

Sponsor:College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources