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Catalog 2013-2014

Practicum in Environmental Stewardship

  • Semester: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Course Number: SS300
  • Instructors: Jennifer Payne
  • Credit: 6

Course Description

This course is part of the 9 credit Sterling College Internship Program and is intended to be taken after successful completion of SS190 Work Search. Students enrolled in this course will spend at least 10 weeks working 40 or more hours per week with an approved organization. Throughout this course students reflect on their experience through weekly reports and work on a semester long problem-solving project for the host organization. Students also have the opportunity to create individualized learning objectives and activities based on their job responsibilities. Students are expected to work as active members of their host organization as well as serve as a representative of Sterling College. Feedback is given through regular meetings with a direct supervisor and periodically throughout the course of the internship by the Internship Coordinator.