Externships in Community Sustainability through Cooperative Extension

    Externships in Community Sustainability through Cooperative Extension

    The key distinction between typical internships and this program’s externships is that students are bringing particular skills and employing them in service to their communities through Extension, the outreach arm of the University. In their article, authors Mark Apel and Gabrielle Sykes-Casavant, outline the innovative approach used at University of Arizona to provide community-based sustainability learning opportunities for students within their own communities. Read more.

    This article was published in the Western Rural Development Center’s Rural Connections Fall 2017. 

    Published on: Oct 23, 2017

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