18th January, 2019: Eight students from Sherubtse College undergoing BSc. Life Sciences studies ended their month long internship at the National Biodiversity Centre today, being the first batch from a group of 19 interns, currently undergoing internship at the National Biodiversity Centre.
The interns were placed with the National Herbarium program and the Biodiversity Information Management program, developing skills and knowledge in herbarium specimen management as well as biodiversity information management.
As part of the internship process, the interns made a five minute presentation focusing on what they did during their internship, what they learned and how they will apply it to their ongoing studies and provide feedback on any improvement that could be made to the internship experience.
The Centre receives more than 20 interns in a year, mostly students from Sherubtse College, College of Natural Resources, Royal Thimphu College and various colleges in India.