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Spring Career Fair – Tuesday, February 13, 2023
Hunter focuses on scholarship and internship coordination. Please reach out to Hunter with questions on scholarships.
“An internship is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths; and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent.” -National Association of Colleges and Employers (2011 Position Statement: US Internships, NACE)
Provides a meaningful learning opportunity related to the student’s academic pursuits.
Has clearly defined learning objectives/goals related to the student’s professional goals/coursework
Has a clear start and end date
Provides appropriate supervision/training/resources and gives routine feedback to the student
Students are able to gain an understanding of a variety of careers and can evaluate their career path based on their experiences.
Students become well equipped with a variety of desirable professional skills that increase their employability.
Students gain hands-on experience, utilize knowledge learned in the classroom and have the opportunity to network with professionals in their field of study.
Students hired on as permanent employees after completing an internship have higher retention rates due to job satisfaction.
Check with your advisor on ways to earn credit for your internship experience.
For information on general AGRI Internship credit contact Academic & Student Programs at email@example.com or (307) 766-4135