FNR is pleased to announce a new program that will provide undergraduate extension internship opportunities for qualified students this summer. This is an exciting program with the potential to build on an already strong set of FNR extension programs while providing valuable experience and training for undergraduates.
Purdue University’s Department of Forestry and Natural Resources seeks candidates for extension internship positions. The department extension program has a broad environmental scope including fisheries, forest management, invasive species, urban forestry, sustainability, wildlife, and wood products. Student interns can enhance their career potential through practical, hands-on experience. Our extension internship program can help you:
- Develop leadership and decision-making skills in handling creative challenges
- Gain experience developing extension products including publications, online videos, presentations, and/or more
- Participate in professional development opportunities
- Build professional references and contacts
- Clarify career goals
- Learn from a diverse and experienced group of natural resources professionals
Internships are open to non-Purdue students. Requirements for the position(s) include status as a junior or senior level college student in natural resources or related discipline, minimum 3.0 GPA, evidence of initiative, independence, and commitment to conservation of natural resources. Internships are available summer term (up to 40 hours/wk, up to 8 weeks) with pay at a rate of $12 per hour. Internship start dates and work hours are flexible depending on the applicant’s availability.
FNR Extension Internship Application and Information, Purdue Forestry & Natural Resources (FNR)
RREA Strategic Plan, Purdue Forestry & Natural Resources (FNR)
Got Nature?, Purdue Forestry & Natural Resources (FNR)
Brian MacGowan, Extension Wildlife Specialist
Department of Forestry & Natural Resources, Purdue University