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Student’s internship opens his eyes to private sector

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Ben Mays

At UGA, students aren’t limited to learning inside the classroom. One graduating student shares how his hands-on learning experience impacted his UGA academic experience and his life. 

Ben Mays
B.S. in Forest Resources
The Westervelt Company internship

“At the Warnell School, we are required to complete a course that satisfies professional development criteria. My internship did just that. It allowed me to practice the knowledge I gained in the classroom at the University of Georgia and prepared me for my future career. Additionally, it allowed me to develop skills and field experience necessary to become a wildlife biologist. “

What’s next: Master’s degree in forest business at UGA

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