POSITION X2044 Tennessee ExtensionInternship Program: ANR/CED Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science Department
10-week Summer Internship
LOCATIONThe student will work in the Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science Department at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Prior tostarting the internship, interns will participate in a day-long orientation tofamiliarize them with Tennessee Extension Programs in ANR.
EFFECTIVE DATETentative--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.
Intern will create educational resources and programevaluation tools for a state-wide program in nutrient reduction strategiesrelated to watershed management and water quality conservation. The effort willsupport the variety of UT Extension-led programs that disseminate information andsupport incentive programs for a range of target audiences and with a goal ofreducing nutrient transport in watersheds draining lands in the MississippiRiver Basin. Target audiences include but are not limited to producers, landmanagers, homeowners, other educators, youth, and future practitioners. Theoverarching goal is to address issues in both urban and agricultural land usesthat pose risks to water quality. The intern will also be involved in thefollowing activities: supporting state office efforts to disseminateinformation to support county-based programs, quantifying and evaluatingimpacts of programs, creating new technology tools for program delivery, andcollecting field data to support science-based information and recommendationsrelated to water quality and watersheds education.
Internal Number: 207466
About Institute of Agriculture
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