SUMMER INTERNSHIP: A Temporary, Full-time Position. Job #X1602. Pay: A stipend in the amount of $5,500 for the 10-week internship is provided for each intern. Housing will be provided at the Dairy Research & Education Center at no cost to the 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 personnel during significant work-related travel and therefore do not receive a travel budget allotment. Dates: May 20, 2016 to July 29, 2016.
Location: UT Extension, Tennessee.
Qual: Candidate must be enrolled in a college of agriculture, natural resources, environmental science or closely related major. • Should have completed at least 50 percent of the required course work for the Bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) or higher. • Should have a willingness to learn and/or experience with proficiencies with data management software (ex. Excel and SAS). • Preference will be given to students presently enrolled in the University of Tennessee, Tennessee State University, any other university or college in Tennessee, or to a student resident of Tennessee enrolled elsewhere. Preference will also be given to those with Extension experience (i.e. former 4-H member, etc.). However, all eligible applicants will be considered. • Must reside in, or live within a reasonable commuting distance of the assigned location (housing is provided at assigned location). • Must have own transportation to and from work. • Must present a written and oral report of the project accomplishments and training experience at the end of the internship.
Duties: Tennessee Extension Internship Program: ANR/CED Department of Animal Science, 10-week Summer Internship. The student will work at the Tennessee Beef Heifer Development Program facility in Lewisburg, Tennessee. Prior to starting the internship, interns will participate in a day-long orientation to familiarize them with Tennessee Extension Programs in ANR. • The intern will primarily be tasked with developing an electronic record keeping and automatic report generating system for the Tennessee Beef Heifer Development Program (TBHDP). This will include assessing the program’s reporting needs, determining the most appropriate software to meet those needs, and developing the data entry and reporting procedures within that software. • Analyze individual heifer and group data for reproductive performance relative to growth and health throughout the developmental phase. • Assist with generating educational materials based on the growth, development and reproductive performance of heifers consigned to the TBHDP. • Work under the supervision of the program’s co-directors (Justin Rhinehart & Kevin Thompson) and on-site manager (Wesley Gilliam) to assist with administration of health, nutritional and reproductive management protocols.
Appl: Apply on-line at: https://ut.taleo.net/careersection/ut_system/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en
Contact: Robert T. Burns, Ph.D., P.E. Assistant Dean for Agriculture, Natural Resources & Community Economic Development, The University of Tennessee Extension, 120 Morgan Hall, 2621 Morgan Circle, Knoxville, TN 37996-4522. Ph: (865) 974-7112. Email: email@example.com.
Filing Date: 1/18/2016.
INTERNSHIP: 9 (nine) Temporary, Full-time Positions. Pay: $11.60 per hour plus benefits including vacation, health insurance and tuition benefits. Dates: One-year, Starts June 13, 2016.
Location: Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Qual: Background in horticulture, biology, botany, landscape design, land management, or education. For a complete position descriptions and specific qualifications for each position go to: http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/ed_internships.shtml
Duties: The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, a 166-acre public garden in Philadelphia has nine year-long, full-time internship positions available. The positions are open in education, urban forestry, plant protection, plant propagation, arboriculture, botany, horticulture, natural lands and the rose and flower garden. Interns work alongside experts in the public horticulture field and take both semesters of the University of Pennsylvania course "Issues in Arboretum Management, (I and II)." This course is taught by Arboretum staff and is offered through the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania. Interns receive graduate-level credit per semester for successfully completing the class.
Appl: Send or e-mail letter of intent, resume, transcripts, and three letters of reference. Complete the Upenn Employment Application at jobs@penn.
Contact: Jan McFarlan, Internship Coordinator, Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, 100 E. Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Filing Date: 2/15/16.