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NR 259 - Cooperative Work Experience

1-5 credits

Instructor permission.

Students participate in on-the-job training with natural resource agencies, Tribes, and private industry. Forestry, fisheries, wildlife, and other natural resources are the focus of this field-based experience. Trainees keep a daily diary of work, are evaluated periodically by their supervisor, and submit a final summary of their work. Students can participate for a maximum of ten Credits (up to 5 Credits per term).

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Gaining on-the-job, supervised work experience with public natural resource agencies and private businesses
  • Maintaining a field notebook detailing on-the-job work activities, and write a formal written report summarizing their work
  • Learning and practicing agency/business-specific work, safety procedures and regulations not taught in college classroom/lab exercises
  • Learning to work independently and as a team, to set goals and perform work to accomplish these work objectives
  • Exposing them to prospective employers and jobs while providing employers the opportunity to evaluate students’ performance for potential employment

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