1 – 2 terms prior to engaging in Practicum, schedule a meeting to discuss your Practicum with the Sustainability Advisor.
Begin Practicum experience.
Halfway through the Practicum term complete Mid-Term Practicum Reflection and submit to the Sustainability Advisor.
At the end of the Practicum term, write a Practicum Final Report and submit it to the Sustainability Advisor in Finals Week. Here are the guidelines for the final Practicum report.
Practical experience applying sustainability concepts is of utmost importance in sustainability education. All Sustainability Double Degree students are thus required to complete 3 credits of a Sustainability Practicum. A Practicum could take the form of an internship (SUS 410), a faculty-sponsored research project (SUS 401) or be a part of educational experiences such as Faculty-Led Trips Abroad or Alternative Break Trips.
Sustainability students have participated in Practicums at non-profits, businesses and government agencies, not only in Corvallis, but also around the country and world. Below are links to potential Practicum opportunities and internships, but feel free to explore other options. We encourage Practicum students to find an opportunity that engages and inspires, wherever it might be!
E.R. Jackman Internship Support Program provides financial assistance to students in low-paying or volunteer internships. Funds may be used to help offset a variety of expenses including transportation, living expenses, projects, and research.
The Green Office Certificationis a simple yet effective way for OSU faculty and staff to further their sustainability efforts and get recognition for their work. Its also intended to provide ideas for steps your office can take to reduce your environmental footprint and carbon emissions. The Green Office Certification was created through a partnership between […]
This August natural researches from Oregon State University, Washington State University and the University of Idaho will gather to address food, energy and water challenges that our region faces. Each university will be represented by members with their own expertise to address the way these issues effect not only environmental health but also economic […]
Last year the Res Hall Move Out Donation Drive diverted 23,000 pounds of material from landfills and donated to non-profits during move out. This year, for the first time, OSU will work both on-campus and in the Corvallis community to divert even more materials! Your help is needed on this effort to improve our neighborhoods, […]
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Oregon State continues to lead in sustainability efforts among universities after receiving their sixth Gold star designation. STARS, otherwise known as theSustainability, Tracking, Assessment and Rating System usesthe four categoriesacademics,engagement, operations, planning and administration as well as one additional innovation category to gauge campus sustainability. Gold is the second highest rating that a university can […]
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Did you know that last year we diverted about 23,000 lbs of material from the landfill and gave it to local non-profits? This year we’re hoping to reach 28,000 lbs, and you can help! How You Can Help Living in a Residence Hall? Many residents find that they have more in their room than can […]
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