Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 63.54
Liaison Meghan Wrenn
Submission Date Aug. 8, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Endicott College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Anthony Michetti
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:

All undergraduates including Environmental Science, Biology/Biotechnology, and Interior Architecture students are required to perform three internships related to their major; two 120-hour internships and a full-time 14-week semester internship during the junior or senior year.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Endicott College is a pioneer in requiring comprehensive internship experiences in every program of study for undergraduate students. A philosophy of "learning by doing" permeates the college curriculum in which students are encouraged to integrate theory and practice in all of their studies. The College founders believed that students working in their intended career areas could gain practical experience while sharpening their insights and increasing their skills.

Our unique four-year internship program makes it possible for students to graduate with a resume and a degree. Graduates will leave with an excellent educational foundation, substantial career experience, and a clear pathway for the future. In fact, more than 99 percent of our graduates report being employed or attending graduate school within one year of graduation.

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