POSITION X1847 Tennessee Extension Internship Program: ANR/CED Animal Science Department
10-week Summer Internship
LOCATIONThe student will work in the Animal Science Department, Knoxville, TN at the University of Tennessee. Prior to starting the internship, interns will participate in a day-long orientation to familiarize them with Tennessee Extension Programs in ANR.
EFFECTIVE DATEMay 22, 2019 – July 31, 2019
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Compensation in the amount of $5,500 for the 10-week internship is provided for each intern. As with any position, it is expected that an intern is able to get to and from work each day. Generally, interns ride with Extension agents during significant work-related travel and therefore do not receive a travel budget allotment. Housing not provided.
Assist in research study implementation, sample collection and data analysis of research project at the Middle Tennessee Research and Education Center, Spring, Hill, TN
Aid in planning and coordination of Tennessee Master Horse Programs for delivery during Summer and Fall 2019
Assist in development and distribution of educational materials at various public events during Summer 2019
Plan, promote and organize Horse Hay Field Days at University of Tennessee Research and Education Centers for Fall 2019
Author and compile Extension publication(s) and newsletter(s)
Aid in revision of educational materials for both adult and youth equine programs
Assist with ANSC 496 Equine Industries course as able due to dates of internship
Attend Equine Science Society meeting to promote UT Equine Extension Programs
Monitor UTHorse.com website for public questions, relevant news articles and maintain updates for social media platforms, including Summer Equine Trivia
Offer support as needed on extension-based research projects and other 4-H livestock events
Internal Number: 164367
About Institute of Agriculture
The Institute’s four major units are the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch and UT Extension. The Institute contributes to improving the quality of lives and enhancing the agricultural, economic, environmental and social well-being of Tennessee. Our clientele include students, families, farmers, 4-Hers, agribusiness and the general public.