Nature of Work:

The CSU Agronomy Intern Programs are structured to give students an in-depth learning experience under the guidance and direction of the appropriate CSU faculty and cooperators. Most of the work will be involved with the field and the laboratory experiments. Students will assist in collecting scientific data from field plots, and in the analysis of the data. The work will involve the use of scientific equipment and field machinery.

Examples of Work:

-Planting of plots to evaluate varieties, soil fertility, weed control techniques, agricultural chemicals, and/or other types of data collection.
-Maintenance and data recording of information concerning these plots.
-Harvesting these plots
-Working with the analysis of data from these plots.
-Assisting in field days and education events for interested people
-Collecting weather data
-Make contact with farmers and other clientele to assist in solving problems

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Sophomore, Junior or Junior standing with an Agronomy Major.
-Demonstrate a career interest in Agronomy.
-Ability to communicate effectively and relate to the public.
-Basic knowledge of the operation of farm equipment.
-Must be in good academic standing with Colorado State University

Minimum Preparation for Work:

- Familiarization with the educational resources of the CSU Agronomy Department, the results of field plots conducted in previous years, service in action sheets, progress reports, CSU publications, etc.


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