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Horticulture Intern with University of California Cooperative Extension in south Sacramento Valley, California

Type of position Internship Program
Employer University of California Cooperative Extension
Location south Sacramento Valley, approximately one hour north of Davis/Sacramento, California
Salary $2,948 per month
Closing date of competition April 25, 2014
Date position available June 1, 2014
Description of duties JOB DESCRIPTION:
This paid internship offers the successful candidate an opportunity to learn about and assist with cutting edge research and education programs focused on sustainable agriculture, integrated pest management, water use efficiency, improved water quality, and innovative practices to minimize environmental impacts while ensuring economic viability of tree crop production. The intern will also participate in educational and outreach efforts to educate farmers, pest control professionals, and the general public regarding scientific findings and improve methodologies of crop production and environmental protection. Working closely with experienced Cooperative Extension Farm Advisors, the intern will learn about the latest in agricultural practices and technologies pertaining to almonds, dried plums, and other tree crops. The successful candidate will interact with the individuals and organizations (public and private) that support California agriculture. This is a unique professional development opportunity.
Qualifications sought Strong science background and communication skills, good work habits, zeal for learning, some agricultural experience, ability to work with others.
Contact for additional
information
Tina Jordan
tljordan@ucanr.edu
Application procedure SEE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND APPLICATION:
http://ucanr.org/sites/almondinternship/
Additional Information Application Deadline: April 25, 2014. Decision of selected candidate will be in May, 2014 and the position begins June 1, 2014.
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