Department of Environmental Science

DES Internship Report Format

  • Length: 6-8 pages, double-spaced.
  • Cover Sheet 12 (twelve) point type centered
  • Introduction: Mission statement or background of the host organization.
  • Objective of Internship: What was the purpose of your internship?
  • Methods, Skills, and Technology: Describe the methods, skills, and any new technologies you learned about and/or used to carry out the work or project.
  • Results: Discuss the overall results of the internship. For example, I am (am not) interested in pursuing this career path because·; discussion of new insights into the field; challenges in theoretical versus practical application; observations of organizational functions; the interaction between scientists and non-scientists; and recommendations for future jobs.

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Additional Information: (Select Links Below)

  • Student Requirements for the Internship
  • Host Organization Requirements for the Internship
  • Program Description & Guidelines
  • Waiver Information