Now Accepting Applications for the UConn Extension Summer 2019 Internship Program!!

The UConn Extension Internship Program  is now accepting applications for the summer 2019 program. UConn underclassmen and “super seniors” (those graduating in either August or December 2019) interested in gaining valuable (and paid) in-the-field experience in a career-oriented discipline such as Food, Research, Nutrition, Health, Youth Education, Agribusiness, Community Development, Urban Agriculture, Environmental Management and Sustainability at an in-state Extension office location . These internships offer a tremendous opportunity for students to earn income over the summer months, learn and work in a career-oriented role under the mentor-ship of an Extension manager, while providing valuable service to Connecticut government agencies, businesses and residents.

Applications will be accepted from those eligible UConn students through 11:59 PM on Sunday February 24th, 2019.  Complete applications will include résumé, completed application form and current (unofficial) UConn transcript.  Students will find the application form and learn details of the 16 internship opportunities located across the state by reviewing the job descriptions and related information at the Extension Internship Program web page.

Also, be sure to meet Extension staff at and continue your career development efforts while searching for an internship by attending the upcoming Non-Profit & Public Service Career Fair on Wednesday February 20th from 11 AM-3 PM in the Student Union Ballroom.

Lastly, make plans to visit the Center for Career Development (Wilbur Cross Room 202) with your internship search-related question(s) or connect with your CAHNR Career Consultant (Paul Gagnon –, to meet to learn more about how to find the internship you deserve for this summer.

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources Paul Gagnon