1 – 2 terms prior to engaging in a Practicum, schedule a meeting to discuss your Practicum with the Sustainability Advisor.
Enjoy your Practicum keeping in mind and taking notes on the sustainability implications related to your experience.
Halfway through the Practicum term, the Sustainability Advisor will email each student a Mid-Term Practicum Reflection exercise, which is due to the Sustainability Advisor as indicated.
At the end of the Practicum term, student writes a Practicum Final Report and submits it to the Sustainability Advisor in Finals Week. Here are the guidelines for the final Practicum report.
Experiential learning is proven to be transformational in terms of student learning both about themselves and their place in the world. All Sustainability degree students are 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, Alternative Break Trips or other international educational experience.
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 Oregon Master Gardener Association, in cooperation with Oregon State University Extension service, is holding its Growing Gardeners conference July 13th through July 14th. The gardening symposium, formerly known as Mini College, is taking place at Linfield College in McMinnville and will feature a wide range of speakers and 38 workshop sessions! Keynote Speakers […]
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The OSUsed Store is hosting a special sale on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 10:00 am – 1:00 pm featuring res. hall move-out merchandise (lamps, rugs, dcor, small furniture, mini fridges, electronics, OSU gear and other housewares). The OSUsed Store also carries computers and computer accessories, furniture (desks, file cabinets, tables, chairs, bookcases, etc.), office […]
OSU’s Department of Fisheries and Wildlife has been operating since 1935, helping to manage the conservation of species through their research. The goal of faculty and students is to provide the public with knowledge to help make more informed decisions on “issues of conservation, sustainable use and ecosystem restoration”, and to contribute to the conservation […]
The Hanford Nuclear Reservation The Hanford Nuclear Reservation is a decommissioned nuclear production complex located by the Columbia River in Hanford, Washington. The site was established in 1943 and the final reactor, N reactor, operated until 1987. Hanford Nuclear Reservation was created under the Manhattan Project, the U.S. led research and development project that produced […]
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Ever wonder what it actually takes to have recycling options? Most of the time, you may only see our Campus Recycling trucks on their way to service buildings, or the events we put on, like Beyond Earth Day, to help educate and spread awareness of recycling options on campus. But theres so much more that […]
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