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Research and extension experiences for undergraduates: Sustainable high-value horticulture and processing systems internships in Washington State

Washington State University’s College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resources and the WSU Food Systems Program, proudly present this unique opportunity for undergraduates interested in careers in food systems. The Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates Internship (REEU).

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for Sustainable High-Value Horticulture and Processing Systems Internships in Washington State.

Selected undergraduate fellows will be paired with a WSU Faculty mentorworking in food systems for a 10 week summer internship, running May 29 through Aug 3. Fellows will learn valuable skills, participate in research and extension activities, and receive a generous stipend, travel support, and lodging.

The REEU Internship will commence with a 1 week symposium at the Quillisascut Farm School in Rice, WA, where students and faculty will explore food systems, production, processing, and research tools through hands-on activities. Interns will work independently throughout the summer on a research or extension project with the guidance of their mentor and, at the end of the internship period, present the results at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at WSU, Pullman, WA.

Six REEU Internships are available for Summer 2018. Applicants must complete and send applications by APRIL 20, 2018. Application materials should be sent directly to Herb Lengel, WSU CAHNRS Internship and Career Development Coordinator.

Questions about the program can be directed to the Project Director:Dr. Douglas Collinsdpcollins@wsu.edu253-445-4658

Download REEU Internship Flyer HERE

Washington State University’s College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resources and the WSU Food Systems Program are pleased to partner with Quillisascut Farm School for our Internship Symposium, and Heritage University, Northwest Indian College, and the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges for offering selected undergraduates this opportunity. This program is supported through a USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant.

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