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NATRS 290 - Internship Seminar

Credits: 1
For career-oriented natural resources students as a sequential course to NATRS 277 . Covers business letters, resumes, applications, interviewing skills, and internship procedures. Conducts mock interviews and actual interviews for spring internships. This is a pass/no credit course.

Enrollment Requirement: Instructor consent.

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

  1. Demonstrate the ability to use computer word-processing skills and self-confidence by producing professional-quality business letters, résumés, and applications to obtain an internship position.
  2. Demonstrate clear written and oral communication through the use of comparing and contrasting their individual written and oral presentations to those of others.
  3. Demonstrate organizational skills through the use of different format styles in creating comprehensive resumes, completing thorough job applications and professional appearance through the use of performing mock interviews.
  4. Demonstrate professional writing skills using correct grammar, syntax, and punctuation.
  5. Demonstrate responsibility by punctuality and consistent attendance in class and providing assignments when requested.

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

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • 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.
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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