POSITION X2042 Tennessee ExtensionInternship Program: ANR/CED Department ofAgricultural and Resource Economics 10-week Summer Internship
LOCATION The student will work in the Departmentof Agricultural and Resource Economics at the Universityof Tennessee in Knoxville, TN. Prior to starting the internship, interns willparticipate in a day-long orientation to familiarize them with TennesseeExtension Programs in ANR.
EFFECTIVE DATE Tentative--May 20 - July 29 or 30, 2021
SALARY AND BENEFITS
A stipend in the amount of $6,840 for the 10-weekinternship is provided for each intern. As with any position, it is expectedthat an intern is able to get to and from work each day. Generally, internsride with Extension agents during significant work-related travel and thereforedo not receive a travel budget allotment.
The successful candidate will assist AgriculturalEconomics Faculty and Graduate Students on a USDA funded grant to developproducer/processor contract templates for industrial hemp production, analyzecrop insurance products for industrial hemp, and work on other topics as assigned by the supervisor.
Internal Number: 207690
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.