Internships offer opportunities for students to get a taste of what it's like to work as a geoscientist. They also offer opportunities for departments and employers to forge mutually beneficial relationships. These pages on internship programs were developed as a result of discussions at the 2007 workshop on the Role of Departments in Preparing Future Geoscience Professionals.
Benefits of successful internship programsSuccessful internship programs are win-win-win opportunities.
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Examples of internship programsReady to create an internship program at your college or university, but looking for examples so you don't have to reinvent the wheel? Here are a few.
- Michigan Tech's Co-op Program
- The University of Utah's Department of Geology and Geophysics
- California State University - Fullerton's Department of Geological Sciences (look for the "internships" link in the navigation menu)