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What is an Internship?

“An internship is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths; and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent.” -National Association of Colleges and Employers (2011 Position Statement: US Internships, NACE)

An experience that qualifies as an internship:

  1. Provides a meaningful learning opportunity related to the student’s academic pursuits.

  2. Has clearly defined learning objectives/goals related to the student’s professional goals/coursework

  3. Has a clear start and end date

  4. Provides appropriate supervision/training/resources and gives routine feedback to the student

Student Benefits

  • Students are able to gain an understanding of a variety of careers and can evaluate their career path based on their experiences.

  • Students become well equipped with a variety of desirable professional skills that increase their employability.

  • Students gain hands-on experience, utilize knowledge learned in the classroom and have the opportunity to network with professionals in their field of study.

  • Students hired on as permanent employees after completing an internship have higher retention rates due to job satisfaction.


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Check with your advisor on ways to earn credit for your internship experience. 

For information on general AGRI Internship credit contact Amy Rhoad at asaville@uwyo.edu 

Get in Touch


Check back often for the latest internship and job listings. For questions please contact:

Internship & Scholarship Coordinator:

Amy RhoadAmy Rhoad
Ag C, room 158
307-766-4034
asaville@uwyo.edu
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