Organizations such as the National Park Service, USDA Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, non-profit organizations, resorts, and local outfitters participate in the program. They give students the opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals who agree to help them understand the various aspects of agency operations.
This highly respected program helps to foster a mutually beneficial relationship between the university and host organizations. Students are provided with a means for integrating classroom theory with practical field applications. Students are required to complete the 1 credit NR 387 Internship Preparation course before doing their internship and enrolling in NRRT 487 Internship.
If you are a student or an employer and would like more information on the internship program, please contact our internship coordinator Paul Layden. Additionally, you may contact WCNR Career Services for assistance in career development.
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