College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animal & Avian Sciences

ANSC359

ANSC359 (Internship Experience in Animal and Avian Sciences) has been approved as Scholarship in Practice, so can count as an in-major Scholarship in Practice course towards a student's General Education requirement. This course will be offered every Fall and Spring semester.  
 
Through the internship course, you will be able to create a guided academic project by the end of the semester.  Examples of projects would include a research manuscript, research paper, SOP for your internship site or something similar that you define in your learning contract. Internships for the course can be on- or off-campus and can be paid or unpaid. The course can be taken for 3-6 credits depending on how many hours you plan to work at your internship each week (See the table below). The course will meet every other Tuesday from 3:30-5:30 PM for Fall semester 2017.  Enrollment in ANSC359 requires instructor permission and the way to obtain permission is listed below:
 
Enrollment Procedure
1 )Find an internship
2) Submit an internship application by August 28th @ 5:00 PM for Fall 2017 enrollment
3) Once received, your application will be reviewed by Dr. VanKlompenberg
4) When approved, you will receive an email requesting your UID
5 )Upon receiving your UID, you will be allowed to enroll in the course
 
Credits
–3 credits: 90 hours at internship site (~ 6hrs/week) + 45 hours for coursework
–4 credits: 135 hours at internship site (~ 9hrs/week) + 45 hours for coursework
–5 credits: 180 hours at internship site (~ 12hrs/week) + 45 hours for coursework
–6 credits: 225 hours at internship site (~ 15hrs/week) + 45 hours for coursework
 
Please contact Dr. VanKlompenberg (mvanklom@umd.edu) if you have any questions or need additional information.
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