Thursday, April 7, 2022

Full-Time Paid Summer Internships with UMD Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology


Joint Agro-Ecology Field & Science Communications Internship with UMD Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology

Summer 2022, $15 an hour, 40 hours per week

The Center seeks two students for a summer internship that offers a hybrid of scientific research and outreach and communications. The ideal candidates have strong writing and communications skills coupled with knowledge in environmental science and an interest in agricultural landscapes. This internship is funded through a National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Small Watershed Grant to explore how to restore agricultural fields that have been damaged by saltwater intrusion and sea-level rise to vibrant, thriving marshes full of healthy plants and animal species. It is being held in partnership with Agroecology Lab at the University of Maryland. Learn more & apply by 4/22/22.

Thriving Agriculture Systems in Urbanized Landscapes Internship with UMD Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology

Summer 2022, $15 an hour, 40 hours per week

The center seeks undergraduate student applicants interested in working as an intern on a project that will require extensive research related to agriculture, urbanization, land use, food systems, and policies in Maryland over a twenty-year period. This internship is part of a five-year $9 million project, “Thriving Agricultural Systems in Urbanized Landscapes” funded by USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA.). Learn more & apply by 4/20/22.