Plants and Animal Systems
This pathway provides knowledge and skills for students who want to pursue careers as agricultural and food science technicians, animal breeders and trainers, farm workers, fishing and forestry workers, food science technicians, veterinarians and veterinarian technicians. It provides opportunities for mentorships, internships, microinternships and a Veterinary Assistant certification through Harper College.
Work Based Learning Experiences in Plant and Animal Systems
Student interns have completed a variety of tasks in the Plant and Animal Systems field, including, but not limited to:
- Research the ecology of wetlands, invasive species, and plant/animal interactions
- Collect seeds and assist with the replanting of certain species
- Learn about biodiversity and the importance of ecological restoration