Major: Turfgrass Management

Location: CT, United States

Course; Grading: SAPL 991; Graded, A-F
Course co-requisites; Grading: N/A; N/A
Possible number of credits: One – Six
Course prerequisites: Open to qualified students with consent of advisor and Department Head.
Minimum class standing and GPA: N/A; N/A
Academic work requirement: Students will work with professionals in an area of their interest. Written reports, daily logs, and/or evaluations by professional supervisors may be required.
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 credit with a change in course content to a maximum of six credits.

 

Sample Internship opportunities for Turfgrass Management majors:
Grounds Management Intern, Sports Turf Management Intern, Golf Course Management, Assistant Grower, Garden Director, Farm Intern, Permaculture Intern, Scientific Researcher, Junior Master Gardener Educator

Sample organizations where Turfgrass Management majors have interned:
Milwaukee Country Club, Bridgeport Bluefish, The Connecticut Golf Club, Myopia Hunt Club, Imperial Nurseries (Granby CT), Grower Direct Farm (Somers, CT), Geremia Greenhouses (Wallingford, CT), Tobacco Rd. Farm (Lebanon, CT)

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:
Jason Henderson, Associate Professor
W.B. Young Building, Room 105
jason.henderson@uconn.edu
860-486-0189

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

Sponsor:Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture
Website:rhsa.uconn.edu/plant-science