Forest Stewardship Internship

Internships at the Swanton Pacific Ranch

This educational and research facility is owned by the Cal Poly Corporation and managed by the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. Faculty, graduate students and undergraduates actively pursue research opportunities, utilizing the forest, range, and watershed resources within the ranch.

2022 Internship Classes

Forest Stewardship Practices & Senior Project: Forest Stewardship

For students seeking practical, professional experience in sustainable natural resources management: Forestry, Biology, Hydrology, Environmental Studies, Soil Science, and more!

Course Number Title Units Duration Delivery Instructor Cost
NR S474 & NR S475 Forest Stewardship Practices & Senior Project: Forest Stewardship 12 6 Weeks In-Person Dr. Lilli Kaarakka $2,170

Please contact the instructor at for the class and permission numbers required for enrollment. .


Saturday, April 30 ,2022
First day students can enroll in NR S474/S475
Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Last day students can enroll in NR S474/S475


  1. Contact the instructor and they will provide you with the class number and a permission number
  2. Log into your Student Center at My Cal Poly Portal
  3. Under My Apps, select Student Center
  4. Click Enroll
  5. Enter the Class Number and click the Enter button
  6. Enter Permission Number and click the Next button
  7. Click Proceed To Step 2 or 3 button
  8. Click the Finish Enrolling button

Note that NR S474 and NR S475 are concurrent requirements per the Cal Poly Catalog. Enrollment in the courses must occur in the same transaction.

View the Add a Class Registration Demonstration

View registration demos from Office of the Registrar.


Class fees are due per the following schedule:

Payment Due Date Amount (Total $2,170)
Non-Refundable Deposit 3 days after enrollment $500
Second Payment 05/21/2022 $835
Final Payment 06/10/2022 $835

To view posted fees, please login to your My Cal Poly Portal. The class fee does not include books, room and board, travel, or other personal expenses. Detailed payment instructions can be found on Extended Education Paying Fees.


Courses may be dropped via your Student Center through the add/drop date of June 29, 2022.
If you would like to withdraw after the add/drop date, please email
Note that withdrawing from a class after June 29, 2022 will result in a ‘W’ grade.

Reversal Fee Policy

100% fee reversal if course is dropped 60 or more days prior to the first day of class
65% fee reversal if course is dropped 30 to 59 days prior to the first day of class
No fee reversal if course is dropped less than 30 days prior to the first day of class


Contact Extended Education with questions about registration, payment, or due dates at
Contact the Financial Aid Office with financial aid questions at
For other program-related information, contact your instructor directly.