Jun 05, 2023
NATRS 277 - Natural Resources Internship 1 Credits: 4
Internship requires the student to work full time in a paid or volunteer position for an agency or company that will best help the student enhance his/her technical skills and prepare the student for career employment. The student must earn four credits by working 132 hours during the quarter following completion of the second-year Natural Resources courses. Students find and choose their employers and obtain instructor approval before beginning work. Students must have suitable field clothes and equipment for the internship position. This is a pass/no credit course.
Enrollment Requirement: Instructor consent.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Find and obtain a job/position/internship position in a Natural Resources related field that will best help the student enhance his/her technical skills and prepare the student for career employment.
- Obtain and complete an internship of 440-462 hours.
- Keep a daily journal detailing: What was done each day, what was learned each day and contacts made each day.
- Satisfy an evaluation by their employer/supervisor on standard job measures such as: Job knowledge, quality of work, quantity of work, ability to learn and attendance.
- Improve their self-confidence in their abilities, competencies, and knowledge as measured by the employer’s and instructor’s assessments.
- Attain a job in the Natural Resources field.
- Manage Forestland or Resources to attain positive outcomes.
- Demonstrate effective written and verbal communications between industry partners and cooperators.
- Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
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