LOCATIONThe student will work in the FWF Dept. office, Knoxville, TN at the University of Tennessee. 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 personnel during significant work-related travel andtherefore do not receive a travel budget allotment.
Theincumbent will develop, implement, collect data and evaluate Natural ResourceExtension Initiatives associated with Forest Landowner Education that mayinclude:
1)Surveys to identify and prioritize subjects and management information desiredby private forest landowners in the management of their property.
2)Instructional materials (primarily online) to identify, control, and/or manageinvasive species on forested properties
3)Provide a synopsis of forest health guidelines and practices for privateforested properties
Internal Number: 207506
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.