For Undergraduate Students
US 390; PH 390| Sustainability Internship Seminar (CRN 39946) Thursdays 4:00-6:15 pm, 2202 AEH
Course Overview: Do you want to make a sustainability impact at UIC while getting work experience? US 390 provides an intellectual framework for students to apply classroom learning to hands-on project-based internships that advance the overall mission of greater social, economic and environmental sustainability in the campus community. In addition to receiving mentoring from experienced professionals, interns attend weekly seminars or field outings that cover a range of educational and skill-building topics. Students will present on their internship in a final poster event.
Instructor: Cynthia Klein-Banai, PhD, UIC Office of Sustainability
Select Positions: Green Infrastructure Planning, Dead Supply Society, Ultra-Low Freezer Challenge, Good Food Fest, UIC Energy Initiative, UIC Bicycle Friendly Campus, Tree Campus USA, Lab Share Event Planning, Energy Resource Center
Additional Information: Grade of C or better in US 130 or PHYS 116; or consent of the instructor. Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Candidates will be placed in internships with UIC departments, administrative units, and some external organizations for approximately 8 hours per week. Decisions about student placement will be made after the first class. For more information, contact Eric Dangoy of the Office of Sustainability at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://sustainability.uic.edu/jobs/sustainability-internship-program-2/.