Flexible Environmental Internship (ENVS*3330)

Interested in building your resume by getting hands-on work experience environmental organizations, while earning course credit?

Register for ENVS*3330 Flexible Environmental Internship; a unique course designed for upper year students, who are interested in working the environmental sector, while developing fundamental career-building skills. 

ENVS*3330 is optimal for students in semesters 05, 06 or 07 and in the following majors:

  • Bachelor of Arts:
    • Environmental Governance
    • Geography
  • Bachelor of Bio‐Resource Management in Environmental Management
  • Bachelor of Science:
    • Environmental Biology
    • Environmental Geomatics
  • Bachelor of Science (Envs):
    • Ecology
    • Environment and Resource Management
    • Environmental Economics and Policy
    • Environmental Science

About ENVS*3330 Flexible Environmental Internship

This course offers synchronous and asynchronous components with a forty (40) hour unpaid experiential learning opportunity (“Internship”) in any type of environmental work. The timing for the completion of the Internship is somewhat flexible. It can be completed during the semester in which course is taken or up until the end of the following semester.1 Successful completion of the Internship is mandatory in order to complete the course.

Restriction(s): UNIV*2100. UNIV*3140. Not available to co-op students. Must have at least a 65% cumulative grade average. Must be in class levels 05, 06 or 07 to be able to complete Internship requirement before graduation. Instructor consent required.

This course will teach you valuable skills for the workforce including:

  • How to write a professional resume and cover letter
  • Delivering a strong interview presence
  • Working in the environmental sector

If you have any questions, please email Danica Matovic (matovic@uoguelph.ca) and read through the Internship Guidelines for ENVS*3330 (PDF).

Registration Information

This course is not subjected to registration through WebAdvisor. Please direct registration inquiries to Rebecca Griffiths (sesugrad@uoguelph.ca).

1 A final grade will not be submitted for the class until the internship has been completed.

Experience Profiles

  • Phoebe started off her university journey by signing up for an experiential first year seminar. She went on to do an Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA), multiple project serve reading week programs and was a peer helper with the Wellness Education Centre.