SUST 4096 Sustainability Internship

The Sustainability Internship course, SUST 4096, will be offered Fall & Spring semesters, starting Spring 2017.

  • Work on a sustainability project at a non-profit, business, local government or on campus.
  • Students can apply for internships identified by the course instructors, arrange an internship on their own (with the approval of the instructors), or propose a leadership project under the guidance of a faculty mentor.
  • Be part of a supportive cohort for developing professional and leadership skills & exploring strategies for leading social change in regards to sustainability.

Spring 2017: Thursdays 4-5:15 PM, 320 Lind Hall (East Bank), 10 class periods throughout the semester

Fall 2017: Mondays 3:35-4:25 PM, East Bank, Class meets once each week.

Instructors from the Institute on the Environment: Mary Oldham Hannemann & Megan Voorhees

Credits: 2-4 (Hours associated with internship varies from 2 credits = 4 hours/wk, 3 credits = 7 hours/wk, 4 credits = 10 hours/wk). Class time and coursework will require another 30 hours of student time throughout the semester.

Join us for the Spring 2017 Sustainability Internship Presentations

Where: Institute on the Environment, Learning & Environmental Sciences Building, Room R350,
1954 Buford Ave, St Paul Campus
When:  Thursday, May 4th, 2017 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Who:     Students from SUST 4096 Sustainability Internships course & anyone interested in their work
What:    Hear from students about their accomplishments and reflections on their internships this spring semester as they give  final presentations in lightning talk format.

If you would like to attend the event, please RSVP via this Google Form.  Contact Mary Oldham Hannemann <oldha012@umn.edu> or Megan Voorhees <voorhees@umn.edu> with any questions.