By Seth Truscott
An internship of at least eight weeks in duration, with at least two credits of “Internship/Professional Experience.” For additional information including all forms and requirements, see the CAHNRS Internship Handbook.
For specifics relating to internship courses in your program of study please refer to the CAHNRS Internship Courses Information Sheet.
For quick reference to the items that you must turn in to complete your internship, see the Internship Requirements at a Glance.
Internship Coordinators and Instructors
|Agricultural & Food Systems||Cristie Crawford||509.335.8406|
|Animal Sciences||Valorie Fisher||509.335.5274|
|Apparel, Merchandising, Design & Textiles||Shanna Pumphrey||509.335.8909|
|Human Development-Pullman||Mary Wandschneider||509.335.8685|
|Human Development-Online||Jeanne Pittman||509.335.2772|
|Integrated Plant Sciences||Cristie Crawford||509.335.8406|
|Interior Design||Robert Krikac||509.335.6845|
|Landscape Architecture||Jolie Kaytes||509.335.7331|
|School of the Environment||Marlene Guse||509.335.6166|
|School of Economics Sciences||Vicki McCracken||509.335.4728|
|School of Food Science||Jodi Anderson||509.335.4763|
|Viticulture and Enology – Pullman||Charlie Edwards||509.335.6612|
|Viticulture and Enology – Tri-Cities||Lindsay Lightner||509.372.7366|
Feature Stories about Student Internship Experiences
John Kuhn spends the school year studying agricultural biotechnology in Pullman, but this past summer the Rosalia native moved to Mount Vernon to serve as an intern under Vegetable Seed Pathologist Lindsey du Toit at the Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center. Read more »
Washington State University agricultural education major Amanda Mattingly never expected the variety of experiences waiting for her as she started an internship at the WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in Wenatchee this summer. One day she would be pacing through an orchard, wielding a propane torch and shriveling weeds to the ground. Another day she would be helping organize the second International Organic Fruit Research Symposium, ensuring that speakers from around the world had their presentations ready and loaded at the podium. Read more »