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Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates: Sustainable High-value Horticulture and Processing

 

 

Washington State University’s College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resources and the WSU Food Systems Program, proudly present the Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates Internship (REEU), a unique opportunity for students interested in careers in food systems. Selected undergraduate fellows will be paired with a WSU Faculty mentor for a 10 week summer internship. Participants will learn valuable skills, through research and extension activities, and receive a generous stipend, travel support, and lodging. Interns will also work independently throughout the summer on a research or extension project with the guidance of their mentor and, at the end of the internship period, present the results at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at the WSU main campus in Pullman, WA.

2022 REEU Internship Details & Dates:

Note: To work better with our target audience (e.g. community college students), this summer we will offer 2 different start and end dates, though all students will be required to attend the week at Quillisascut and the Undergraduate Research Symposium.

  • Stipend: $4,500. (Housing Provided. Costs of Travel Covered.)
  • Deadline extended for several intern opportunities – Submit student applications as soon as possible.
  • May 26. Start Date of internship program for students on semesters
  • Jun 24. Start Date of internship program for students on quarters (e.g. community colleges)
  • Jun. 27. Start of week at Quillisascut Farm School.
  • July 29 (tentative). Undergraduate Research Symposium, Pullman, WA
  • Aug 1. End date of internship for students on semesters
  • Aug 19. End date of internship for students on quarters

 

Selected undergraduate fellows will be paired with a WSU Faculty mentor working in food systems for a 10-week summer internship. Interns will learn valuable skills, participate in research and extension activities, and receive a generous stipend, travel support, and lodging.

The REEU Internship will commence with a 1-week symposium at the Quillisascut Farm School in Rice, WA, where students and faculty will explore food systems, production, processing, and research tools through hands-on activities. Interns will work independently throughout the summer on a research or extension project with the guidance of their mentor and, at the end of the internship period, present the results at the Undergraduate Research Symposium at WSU, Pullman, WA.

 

2022 APPLICATION NOW AVAILABLE!

 

Apply for the 2022 REEU Internship 2022 REEU Mentor Descriptions
APPLICATION Date extended until filled 

Five REEU Internships still available for the summer, 2022

Two date options are available:

  1. May 26 through Aug 1, 2022 OR
  2. June 24 through Aug 19, 2022

Washington State University’s College of Agriculture, Human, and Natural Resources and the WSU Food Systems Program are pleased to partner with Quillisascut Farm School for our Internship Symposium, and Heritage UniversityNorthwest Indian College, and the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges for offering selected undergraduates this opportunity. This program is supported through a USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant.

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APPLY for the 2022 REEU Internship
2018 REEU Interns and Mentors at a 1 week symposium at the Quillisascut Farm School in Rice, WA!

Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact the office at least two weeks prior to the event. WSU programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local WSU office.