Apply today for Extension Scholars Summer Program

Applications are now open for the 2021 Extension Scholars program.

Delaware Cooperative Extension connects the public with university knowledge, research and resources to address youth, family, community and agricultural needs. The goal of Cooperative Extension is to help individuals, families and communities make informed decisions that can enhance their lives. In so doing, the organization generates and disseminates research-based information, provides focused educational opportunities and builds relationships that create effective solutions. Our Extension Scholars program offers UD students a unique, hands-on 10-week summer experiential learning environment under the guidance of extension agents or specialists.

https://www.udel.edu/academics/colleges/canr/current-students/current-undergrad/careers-and-internships/extension-scholars/

Information from UD Career Center

The Career Center has recently launched the 2021 Virtual Winter Job Shadow Program. This program connects current University Delaware students with alumni and employers for 1-hr informational interviews via Zoom to allow students to explore potential career fields & make connections over winter term. To learn more visit: https://www.udel.edu/students/career-center/students/connect/ 

The Career Center also has a number of career opportunities that are relevant to students in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.  See below for some position titles that are currently posted. All positions can be found & applied to from October 21 – November 4 through this link: https://udel.joinhandshake.com/employers/108576

Agriculture & Environment

  • Vice President & Senior Analyst, GreenBiz

  • Park Naturalist, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

  • Oil Spill Science Outreach Specialist, Louisiana Sea Grant (Louisiana State University)

  • Marketing Coordinator, Perdue Farms

  • Renewable Energy Developer, Rex Consulting

  • Environmental Scientist, EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC

  • Sr VP Food Safety & Technology, United Fresh Produce Association

  • Veterinarian, Forrest Avenue Animal Hospital

  • Environmental Policy Research Manager, U.S. Congressional Research Service

  • Energy Policy Analyst, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities

  • Sustainability Manager, University of Delaware

  • Landscape Designer, Civitas