Practicums

Diploma

Students are required to participate in a 2-week practicum at an off-campus location in the Fall semester of the second year. Students are encouraged to seek employment with a resource management protection agency, or work related to natural resource enhancement or monitoring during the summer between first and second year.

Degree

Student enrolled in the degree program are required to participate in a four month field practicum in the fall of fourth year. In this extended practicum, students are able to choose an off-campus field placement with either an enforcement or a resource management agency. They will be involved in projects that will benefit both the student and the agency.

BC Park Ranger Paid Practicum student

BC Park Ranger Paid Practicum

 

For information on student coverage while on practicums as a requirement to the RMOT program, check out VIU Health and Safety for further information.