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Alison J Crowe
BIOL 390
Seattle Campus

Undergraduate Internship Seminar

Weekly workshop to prepare students for off-campus research internships. Prerequisite: either BIOL 220, B BIO 220, or TESC 140. Credit/no-credit only.

Class description

This course is designed to introduce students to different career/internship opportunities in biology. We will not be matching students with specific internships, but rather will be providing students with resources to help them explore different opportunities on their own. By the end of the class, students will have a working resume and have filled out an application for an internship opportunity.

Student learning goals

Write a resume targeted for an internship position

Identify an internship opportunity

Understand the diversity of career options for biology majors

Recognize the importance of having and being a mentor

General method of instruction

Class discussion

Recommended preparation

Successful completion of the introductory biology series

Class assignments and grading

Short writing assignments including resumes, self-reflections and personal statements.

Written assignments and class participation


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Alison J Crowe
Date: 03/29/2011