BU URBAN Internship Course

BI/EE/EH 795: Urban Biogeoscience and Environmental Health: From Research to Policy

Spring 2024 meetings: Mondays, 1:00-2:00pm ET

Location: BRB 419 and Zoom

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Course description

This course prepares graduate students to address urban environmental challenges through hands-on training in a semester-long internship with the government, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and/or the private sector to learn how cities are tackling environmental challenges, including but not limited to mitigation and adaptation to climate change, protecting vulnerable populations from air pollution, and issues related to water quality and quantity.

The course consists of 7 required sessions, described in detail below.