Benefits of hiring an intern

  • Interns prove to be well motivated and productive employees.
  • Interns provide extra support for special projects.
  • Opportunity to identify, train, and evaluate interns who upon graduation may become employees.
  • Opportunity to positively affect our curricular programming due to the positive relationship established with the university and the departments within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.
  • Enhancement of the employer's recruiting efforts as a result of the favorable comments from CAFES interns.

Employer responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Faculty Coordinator and student to develop an achievable set of learning objectives for the intern.
  • Assist the intern in selecting a special project.
  • Meet with the Faculty Coordinator during an on-site visit.
  • Evaluate the intern and provide feedback on their performance level.
  • Interns are paid employees.

How to set up an internship

CAFES Internship Office
210 Agricultural Science

Dr. Eric Sanden, Internship Director
Jolene Summers, Internship Project Coordinator

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