Major: Sustainable Plant and Soil Systems

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: SPSS 3990; Satisfactory (S) / Unsatisfactory (U)
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Six
Course prerequisites: Only open with consent of the Head Department of Plant Science and the advisor.
Minimum class standing and GPA: Junior; N/A
Academic work requirement: Daily logs (summaries of learning activities), Interim report, and Final report.
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:
When course is offered: Fall and Spring
Additional information: A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) will be required. The MOA should clearly state the responsibilities of the student, what will be submitted by the student as documentation of learning/scholarship, and the hours/credits of the internship.


Sample Internship opportunities for Sustainable Plant and Soil Systems majors:
Assistant Grower, Garden Director, Farm Intern, Permaculture Intern, Scientific Researcher, Junior Master Gardener Educator, Golf Course, and Sports Turf Internships, General Landscaping Internship

Sample organizations where Sustainable Plant and Soil Systems majors have interned:
Imperial Nurseries, Grower Direct Farm, Geremia Greenhouses, Tobacco Rd. Farm, Lost Acres Vineyard, Spring Hill Student Farm, Polly Hill Arboretum, The Smithsonian Gardens, Longwood Gardens, Bellerive Country Club, The Burning Tree Club, Waccabuc Country Club, Oak Hill Country Club, Whistling Straits, Turning Stone Resort Casino, Meadow Brook Club, Brae Burn Country Club, The Cliffs at Keowee Springs, Burning Tree Country Club, Chicago Golf Club

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:
Sydney Everhart, Department Head & Associate Professor
W.B. Young Building, Room 133

Sponsor:College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources