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Internship Information

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-2018 (PDF).

For specifics relating to internship courses in your program of study please refer to the list of CAHNRS Internship Courses.

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

Department Name Phone
Agricultural & Food Systems Herb Lengel 509.335.0049
Animal Sciences Valorie Fisher 509.335.5274
Apparel, Merchandising, Design & Textiles Shanna Pumphrey 509.335.8909
Human Development-Pullman Joe Hewa 509.335.8678
Human Development-Online Jeanne Pittman 509.335.2772
Horticulture Ade Snider 509.335.9502
Integrated Plant Sciences Herb Lengel 509.335.0049
School of the Environment Alecia Hoene 509.335.6166
School of Economics Sciences Rebecca Liao-Cance 509.335.1667
School of Food Science Jodi Anderson 509.335.4763
Viticulture and Enology – Pullman – Tri-Cities Herb Lengel 509.335.0049

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 »