College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service (LTAR)

  |  Posted: Jan 27 2017

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

USDA internship positions for AGNR students! Apply ASAP!
These are part-time positions (preferably 20 hours per week); Dr. Joan Burton with the Federal Fellows and Global Fellows program at UMD  is happy to provide college credit if students need it. Requirements for all positions include: Strong outreach, research and writing skills. 
ARS research is organized into National Programs. These programs serve to bring coordination, communication, and empowerment to approximately 750 research projects carried out by ARS. The National Programs focus on the relevance, impact, and quality of ARS research.

Position Responsibilities:

The intern will benefit from exposure to agricultural sustainability concepts from both a science and policy perspective, agroecosystem states and processes, and environmental data collection. The project will require direct interactions with ARS and ERS scientists. Hours: 20 hours/week  


Microsoft Office computer skills, written-communication skills 

Application Instructions:

To Apply: Send resume and short writing sample directly to sends e-mail) ASAP. Students should state for which position(s) he or she is applying (or rank the positions).  

Special, high value USDA internship positions!  To be filled ASAP!

If students wish to discuss the positions, etc., they are most welcome to call either Dr. Joan Burton, 301-314-1920 or Ms. Naz Beyran, 301-314-0261

Position Closing Date:

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


Joan Burton, Ms. Naz Beyran
Phone: 301-314-1920 (Burton), 301-314-0261 (Beyran)

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