NC A&T University Student Internship Program 2015

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Created in 2012, the Cooperative Extension Student Internship Program provides employment opportunities to full-time college students that connect classroom experience to real-life work. See the position below and others at 2015 Student Internship Positions and more information such as important dates, eligibility requirements on the Student Internship Brochure.

Intern Position #: 015

Location: Union County

Program Area: Agriculture and Natural Resources

County Extension Director: Richard Melton

Mentoring Agent: Dustin Adcock

Objective: To provide educational work experience, thus preparing intern for a career with Cooperative Extension in the discipline of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Description: Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) programs provide growers with the information that will help them safely implement best management practices and environmental stewardship on small farms and gardens, increase food security, identify crops and alternative livestock enterprises with the potential for increasing farm income, demonstrate technologies and management practices that extend the growing season and protect public health through the use of good agricultural practices

Intern Duties: The intern will assist with basic website updating, surveying of customers and producers, newsletter writing and formatting, assist with local foods events, social media usage for promoting the program areas; will also