BU URBAN Internship Course

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

Summer 2021 meetings: Wednesdays, 2:00pm to 3:15pm over 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 urban 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.