POSITION X1848 Tennessee ExtensionInternship Program: ANR/CED Union County Extension office
10-week Summer Internship
LOCATIONThe student will work in the Union county Extension office, Maynardville, TN at the University of Tennessee.Prior to starting the internship, interns will participate in a day-longorientation to familiarize them with Tennessee Extension Programs in ANR.
EFFECTIVE DATEMay 22 – July 31, 2019
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Compensation inthe amount of $5,500 for the 10-week internship is provided for each intern. Aswith any position, it is expected that an intern is able to get to and fromwork each day. Generally, interns ride with Extension agents during significantwork-related travel and therefore do not receive a travel budget allotment.
Develop an economic analysis report summarizing market activity
Planning, coordination, and development of an exhibit of local/PTPproducts at various local events and festivals
Plan and implement promotion procedures for PTP foods and localseasonal food with local farmers, farm marketers, and market customers
Assist Market Manager to plan, develop, and implement Farmersmarket promotional campaigns
Evaluate, summarize, and report all program results
Participate in farm visits, planning meetings, and other deliverymethods
Work with Union County ANR/CED agent and county director, ShannonDeWitt, who will be the direct supervisor for the internship
Internal Number: 164366
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