This course is intended to provide the student with a professional work experience in renewable energy or energy efficiency. This work experience should range from 120 to 600 hours (40 hours per credit) and apply theoretical and technical knowledge in a professional setting. Prior to taking this course, students are required to develop a resume, create goals and objectives of the internship, and seek internship organizations in conjunction with their internship advisor while in RREN 450. To qualify for the internship, the internship sponsor, student, and academic advisor must sign a written contract. Students will be required to prepare and submit interim progress reports, develop and submit a comprehensive written report, and deliver a professional presentation of their internship experience.
Prerequisite: RREN 450, enrollment in the Renewable Energy B. Tech. program, and permission from the instructor.
3-15 credits, spring or fall semester