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Plant Biology: Internship

PBIO 290 Z1 (CRN: 61639)

3 Credit Hours

About PBIO 290 Z1

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

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Dates: May 22 - June 16, 2023; Prereqs: BCOR 11/12 or BCOR 21 or BIOL 01/02 or PBIO 4; The internship will be a combined in-person, community based project and include asynchronous online weekly assignments. Course Title: Nature-Based Climate Solutions Internship

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Section Description

This four-week intensive, service-learning course offers an experiential internship opportunity for UVM students in the life sciences interested in topics related to food, environment, and sustainability. Students will engage in a variety of priority projects with community partners at the Intervale Center and Burlington Parks, Recreation, and Waterfront focused on nature-based climate solutions. Interns engage with community projects in a group setting under the supervision of the professor and community partners. Scholarships available, apply by March 23, 2023: https://www.uvm.edu/career/internship-scholarships

Section Expectation

Internship learning outcomes: (1) Collaborate effectively on a team and with community partners to install nature-based solutions in various local projects as part of Burlington’s Open Space Plan. (2) Understand your value and potential for positively influencing your environment with nature-based strategies. (3) Gain transferable skills for career development, networking, and future potential projects. (4) Approach problems, identify answerable questions, and select and evaluate appropriate solutions through the application of multiple perspectives. (5) Produce clear, effective, evidence-based writing. (6) Prepare and confidently deliver an engaging and effective presentation. (7) Describe your values and those of others as they relate to addressing global change.

Evaluation

Student performance will be evaluated based on (1) Daily Participation, (2) Weekly Writing Assignments, and (3) Final Project Presentation.

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