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Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates

Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates


Washington State University’s College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resources and the WSU Food Systems Program, proudly present this unique opportunity for undergraduates interested in careers in food systems. The Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates Internship (REEU).

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for Sustainable High-Value Horticulture and Processing Systems Internships in Washington State.

Selected undergraduate fellows will be paired with a WSU Faculty mentor working in food systems for a 10 week summer internship, running May 29 through Aug 3. Fellows will learn valuable skills, participate in research and extension activities, and receive a generous stipend, travel support, and lodging.

The REEU Internship will commence with a 1 week symposium at the Quillisascut Farm School in Rice, WA, where students and faculty will explore food systems, production, processing, and research tools through hands-on activities. Interns will work independently throughout the summer on a research or extension project with the guidance of their mentor and, at the end of the internship period, present the results at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at WSU, Pullman, WA.

Six REEU Internships are available for Summer 2018. Applicants must complete and send applications by APRIL 20, 2018. Application materials should be sent directly to Herb Lengel, WSU CAHNRS Internship and Career Development Coordinator