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Department of Animal Sciences



The Department of Animal Sciences strives to provide our undergraduates with experiences and training to develop interpersonal skills and to prepare graduates for continued personal and professional growth through life-long learning. To become leaders in their communities, all undergraduates in the Department of Animal Sciences are required to complete an internship in order to graduate.

Where Can I Find An Internship?

The Student Success Center in Plumb Hall 120 provides files of hundreds of internships, color-coded based on your species or area of interest. However, this is not a comprehensive list. Refer to the College’s career resources for additional information.

Does My Internship Need To Be Approved?

Yes! Your Internship Agreement Form and Proposal will need to be approved by your academic advisor at least 10 days prior to your proposed start date in order to count your experience for academic credit.

Students that elect to use their internship toward academic credit must fulfil the following two criteria:

  1. Satisfactory completion and submission of program documents (Agreement Contract and Supervisor Evaluation) as outlined above
  2. Completion of internship responsibilities and duties as discussed between the student intern and employment supervisor

Individual academic advisors may have additional requirments beyond the minimum requirments stated above. Visit with your academic advisor to discuss prior to beginning the process of completing an internship.

Requirements, Responsibilites, and Paperwork Needed To Complete an Internship

  • At least three weeks prior to starting an internship, you should visit with your academic advisor. Prior to your advising appointment, you should familiarize yourself with the contents of this page. 

Responsibilities of Internship Participants