EVS 501 MESM Seminar
of the Course
The fundamental objective of the course is to introduce new Master of Environmental Science and Management (MESM) students to the opportunities and structure of the degree program. Specifically, the course will:
• Facilitate communication, interaction and collaboration among MESM graduate students.
• Provide MESM students the opportunity to formulate learning outcomes for their degree program through interaction with URI faculty and staff involved in the six different MESM advising tracks as well with URI faculty and staff working in environmental science and management.
• Provide MESM graduate students the opportunity to identify and develop professional internships (EVS 597) through interactions with professionals representing environmental agencies, nongovernmental organizations, or private firms.
• Engage the students in training exercises to improve their working skills in environmental communication, leadership, and ethics.