A supervised field work program in a selected equine field. Students will carry out a planned program of educational experiences, under the direct supervision of an owner, manager, supervisor, or educator. This Internship must be pre-approved by an internship coordinator. Students and employers must submit weekly reports and evaluations while on internship. The student will be required to submit a written report and give an oral presentation. A student must complete 15 credit hours of academic study or the equivalent of supervised work (40 hours of supervised work is equal to one credit hour). A combination of academic study and work experience totaling 15 credit hours is acceptable. An international equine exchange program is acceptable and available in fulfilling this requirement. “Visiting student” status may be granted to students enrolled in other United States equine programs who wish to pursue an international exchange program.
Prerequisite: RREN 450 Internship Orientation
15 credits, (minimum 15 weeks minimum 40 hours/week)