ERIC Number: ED196580
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
The Indian Resources Development and Internship Program (IRDI) Covering Activities, Progress, and Accomplishments for the Period, April 1976 to June 1980. Summary Report.
Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; Four Corners Regional Commission, Albuquerque, NM.; New Mexico State Legislature, Santa Fe.
From the program's inception in 1975 with Navajo Tribal funds through June 30, 1980, this report covers funding, operation, and progress of the Indian Resources Development and Internship Program (IRDI), which is a university study and practical work experience program available to American Indian students majoring in agriculture, engineering, energy, resources, business, and other sciences involved with natural resources and economic development, operation, and management. The new IRDI brochure is included and presents a general view of the program's activities, objectives, and benefits. Items discussed include recruitment, counseling and advisement, college majors and career opportunities, monitoring of participants' academic progress, work experience assignments, campus representatives, seminars, short courses, and field trips. Also included are reports on the American Indian Leadership Seminar and the American Indian High School Student Orientation, as well as information on congressional interns, career presentations to high school students, the college undergraduate and graduate programs, the Trust and Indian Real Property Management Degree Program, other college majors, other tribal programs, the Indian Resources Development Institutes, the Navajo Higher Education University Consortium, special project needs, program problems and accomplishments, and proposed future program activities. (AN)
Descriptors: Agriculture, American Indian Education, American Indians, Career Guidance, College School Cooperation, Engineering, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Internship Programs, Leadership Training, Natural Resources, Program Descriptions, School Counseling, School Orientation, Secondary Education, Seminars, Student Recruitment, Tribes, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; Four Corners Regional Commission, Albuquerque, NM.; New Mexico State Legislature, Santa Fe.