Tennessee Extension Internships

The Tennessee Extension Internship Program brings parts of four individual internship programs together under one collaborative effort. Internship programs from Agriculture, Natural Resources & Community Economic Development, Family and Consumer Sciences (Career Edge), and the Minority Internship Programs from both UT and TSU are managed as a cooperative effort while maintaining the flexibility needed to meet diverse needs.

2022 Internship Dates

May 19 – July 28 , 2022

FA​MILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES (CAREER EDGE)


The 2022 application period for Tennessee Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Internship is open. Apply by January 14, 2022 for best consideration.

All internships require a completed addendum to be submitted with the application. Applicants cannot be considered without a completed addendum. Please make sure you are using the correct addendum listed under the internship for which you are applying.​

How to Apply: 

  • Complete online application.
  • Attach resume to online application.
  • Attach transcript to online application.
  • Attach completed addendum to online application​. 

For more information, please contact Clint Cummings.

UT MINORITY INTERNSHIP PROGRAM​


The 2022 application period for Tennessee Extension Minority Internships is open. Apply by January 31, 2022 for best consideration.

All internships require a completed addendum to be submitted with the application. Applicants cannot be considered without a completed addendum. Please make sure you are using the correct addendum listed under the internship for which you are applying.​

Learn more about this internship:
Extension Internships Flyer 2022

Application Requirements:

  • Must be considered to be a member of a racial or ethnic minority group.
  • Must be enrolled in a college of agriculture, family & consumer sciences, education, or closely related field.
  • Must have completed approximately 50% of required coursework for a Bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher, or must be a graduate student.
  • Must have transportation to and from work.
  • Interns must secure their own housing arrangements. The internship does not provide housing. Interns can indicate their preferred counties for placement.

How to Apply: 

  • Complete online application.
  • Attach resume to online application.
  • Attach transcript to online application.
  • Attach completed addendum to online application. 

For more information, please contact Brandi Berven.

​​AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES & COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


The 2022 application period for Tennessee Extension ANR/CED Internships is open. For best consideration, applications are due by January 24.

Learn more about these internships:​ Extension ANR Internship Flyer

Available internship positions for summer 2022:

Agriculture Economics Department – Focus on building a digital literacy training for Tennessee residents through partnerships with Extension and 4-H agents, public librarians, and K-12 educators.

Agriculture Economics Department – Work with grant funded projects related to domestic agricultural policy. Topics will include whole farm revenue protection crop insurance, micro farm policy crop insurance, heirs’ property relending program, and agricultural risk coverage and price loss coverage.

Agriculture Economics Department – Assist in the development and delivering of outreach and educational materials to Tennessee and Southeastern cattle producers about the benefits and costs associated with genetic testing bulls, heifers, and feeder cattle to aid in cattle business decision making.

Biosystems Engineering & Soil Science Department – Supporting UT Extension’s role in statewide efforts of the multi-agency Nutrient Reduction Taskforce, the Urban Waters Report Card initiative, and other associated efforts to protect surface water quality in Tennessee against nonpoint source pollution from land use impacts such as urbanization and agriculture.

Animal Science Department – UT Beef & Forage Center

Plant Science Department – Organic and Sustainable Crop Production

MORE POSITIONS COMING SOON

All internships require a completed addendum to be submitted with the application. Applicants cannot be considered without a completed addendum. Please make sure you are using the correct addendum listed under the internship for which you are applying.​

How to Apply: 

  • Complete online application.
  • Attach resume to online application.
  • Attach transcript to online application.
  • Attach completed ANR/CED addendum to online application. 

For more information, please contact Dr. Andrea Ludwig

Tennessee State U​niversity ​​Minority Internships​​​​

The 2022 application period for Tennessee State University Extension Internships is not yet open.

Learn More about this internship: 

Application Requirements:

  • Must be a junior or senior enrolled in a college of agriculture, family & consumer sciences, education, or closely related field. Preference given to students presently enrolled at TSU.
  • Must have completed approximately 60 credit hours of required coursework for a Bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • Must have transportation to and from work.
  • Interns must secure their own housing arrangements. The internship does not provide housing. Interns can indicate their preferred counties for placement.

How to Apply: 

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