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Reuben Oostenbrink (Psychology concentration)

Get invaluable work experience, and earn credits towards your degree!

A unique feature of our ENVS degree program is the 13-week internship, normally taken in the summer between year 3 and 4. With the ENVS Internship Coordinator's assistance, students are employed in the environmental sector according to their areas of interest and chosen concentration of study.

Read about our most recent work-experience interns below. 

Nov 10, 2020

U OF A BOTANICAL GARDENS, DEVON AB

Environmental Educator

Position Description:

  • Educated young children on different aspects of nature at the gardens for ages pre-K to grade 12
  • Led educational birthday parties throughout the garden
  • Did drop-in programming, consisting of primarily crafts for kids
  • Led 2 educational nature center summer camps, and did planning for them, interacted with parents and volunteers
  • Set up lesson plan and materials used for variety of activities

What did Reuben most like about this position?

“Throughout the summer I taught on a wide range of topics, but my favorite was the wetland wonders. It is inspiring when young eyes get a closer look at the wetlands.”

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