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NATRS 278 - Natural Resources Internship 2

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 following NATRS 277 . 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.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. 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.
  2. Obtain and complete an internship of 440-462 hours.
  3. Keep a daily journal detailing: What was done each day, what was learned each day and contacts made each day.
  4. 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.  
  5. Improve their self-confidence in their abilities, competencies, and knowledge as measured by the employer’s and instructor’s assessments.

Program Outcomes
  1. Attain a job in the Natural Resources field.
  2. Manage Forestland or Resources to attain positive outcomes.
  3. Demonstrate effective written and verbal communications between industry partners and cooperators.


College-wide Outcomes
  • 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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