International Resource Management
College of Natural Resources
Sue Kissinger, Coordinator of Advising and Recruitment
Room 180, College of Natural Resources
UW - Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI 54481
The minor in International Resource Management is designed to promote global awareness of environmental issues: acid rain, deforestation, overpopulation, etc. Through this minor, you will gain the technical skills, language training and foreign travel experience necessary to work in the United States and abroad.
Why Study International Resource Management at UWSP?
Program strengths include an integrated resource management curriculum, the intern program, field-oriented instruction, small upper-level class size, intensive academic advising, summer field camp and optional field study in Germany, Poland, Costa Rica, Australia and Africa.
High School Preparation
To prepare for a minor in International Resource Management, high school students should focus on courses in biology, environmental studies, foreign language, computer science and communication.
The courses for this minor are taught by faculty members from the College of Natural Resources and the departments of Anthropology, Foreign Language, Sociology, Political Science, and Geography. The College of Natural Resources also has an excellent relationship with representatives from the Peace Corps. (For more information about the Peace Corps, visit their website at http://www.peacecorps.gov/home.html
Opportunities include volunteer positions, internships, temporary and permanent employment overseas and in the United States with a variety of public sector agencies and private corporations. Opportunities are excellent for volunteer positions with the Peace Corps.