Environment, Geography, and Social Geography Internship Courses

JEG400Y5 Joint Environmental Science / Physical

Geography Internship (SCI)

Three people dressed in outdoor equipment performing outdoor fieldwork. Course Overview:

Through a part-time, unpaid work placement, students
apply the natural science based environmental
science/physical geography expertise gained through
previous course work.
Placements are made at local
conservation authorities, municipalities, environmental
consulting companies, corporations, provincial or federal
agencies and other organizations. Students must submit
an application to the undergraduate advisor to
apply for the course. Specialists in the Environmental
Science or Physical Geography Program will be given
priority for admission. The student’s application must
include a current transcript, a current curriculum vita and a
letter of application explaining why their qualifications and
interest make them suitable candidates for an internship
opportunity. Applicants who meet minimum criteria will be
selected for an interview. Acceptance will be based on a
combination of CGPA, experience, qualifications and
interview performance.


JEG401Y5 Joint Environmental Management/Human Geography Internship (SSc)

Course Overview:

Through a part-time, unpaid work placement, students apply the knowledge and expertise gained through previous course work in geography. Placements may be made in a range of settings. For example, placements may include municipal government, regional government, neighbourhood organizations and centres, corporations as well as with non-governmental organizations. Admission to course will be through application. Specialists in the Environmental Management or Geography programs will be given priority for admission. The student’s application must include a current transcript, a current curriculum vita and a letter of application explaining why their qualifications and interest make them suitable candidates for an internship opportunity. Applicants who meet minimum criteria will be selected for an interview. Acceptance will be based on a combination of CGPA, experience, qualifications and interview performance.

Exclusion: ENV400Y5, GGR410Y5
Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing, PI


Students must submit an application outlined in the Department of Geography Field, Internship, and Thesis Courses section of the website to be considered for these courses.

For more information, please contact:

Prof. Harvey Shear
Course Director
Tel: 905-569-4382
harvey.shear@utoronto.ca

Prof. Alan Walks
Course Director
Tel: 905-828-3932
alan.walks@utoronto.ca