Category: Upcoming Events

Nutrient Management Intern

The Virginia Tech Department of Crop and Environmental Sciences is looking for a nutrient management intern. This individual will work with staff from the Division of Soil and Water Conservation of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) in its Staunton Regional office. The purpose of the project is to help farmers better gauge application of fertilizer and to help them to better target commercial and manure nutrient applications to meet crop needs. The resulting improved management of fertilizer application will increase farm profitability while also improving water quality. Job duties will include soil sampling and testing,  GPS location of samples and other field and office work.

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2019 Job Announcement Intern hire

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Farm Bureau Governmental Relations Internship

The Virginia Farm Bureau is looking for an intern in the Governmental Relations Department. This department’s primary responsibility is working with farmer members on researching, developing, or pulling background information on local, state and national issues to hep them formulate ideas for issues the county Farm Bureau would like Virginia Farm Bureau to take a position on. In addition, we attend appropriate legislative and regulatory meetings and study committees to represent our members’ adopted policy positions.

More info located below.

2019 Governmental Relations Internship

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Study Abroad: Thailand

Cultural immersion through food, culture, and agriculture: 1st summer session May 22-June 6, 2019

The core of this unique experience is a two-week trip to Thailand that explores food, culture, and agriculture across several ecological regions of Thailand. While in Thailand, we will visit cultural and historical sites, universities, and most importantly, we will learn about local food, cook with the locals and experience their “food culture”. Furthermore, through the service learning experiences, we will explore the contributions from smallholder farmers to food security, as they are the majority and at the forefront in terms of food production and agriculture.

For more info and to apply, please click below.

Study Abroad – Thailand – May 22- June 6-2019 – Flyer (002)

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Student Success Center Tutoring

The Student Success Center is pleased to announce the Spring 2019 Group tutoring schedule. Please click below for times and dates.

S19 Group Tutoring Schedule

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Dublin Farms Summer Job

Dublin Farms Inc. is a 5th generation potato and row crop operation located in Northern Accomack county on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.  Dublin Farms specializes in summer table stock potatoes as well as commercial string bean, corn and soybean production.

For more info and to apply, click below.

Dublin Farms

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National Turkey Federation Internships

The National Turkey Federation is currently accepting internship applications for the Summer 2019 semester in our Washington, D.C. office. We seek a recent graduate or a currently enrolled junior or senior with a desire to learn about and advocate for the turkey industry. Pursuit of, or degree in, poultry science or animal science is strongly desired but not mandatory. Our internship is paid, and we will assist candidates with finding housing. NTF is proud to offer internships during the fall, spring and summer terms.

For more info and to apply, click below.

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Virginia Poultry Federation Scholarships

Each year the Virginia Poultry Federation and the Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech offer scholarships to assist with the academic careers of students demonstrating an interest in poultry and its related industries. Last year over $10,000 was awarded to current and incoming students with a poultry interest in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

For more info and to apply, click below.

Va_Poultry_Federation_Scholarship_Application 1920

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Jean B. Duerr Memorial Scholarship

Virginia Chapter AU of the P.E.O. Sisterhood is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships from the Jean B. Duerr Memorial Fund for women (undergraduate or graduate) who plan to attend, or are already enrolled in, an accredited college or university for the entire 2019-2020 academic year.

Awards of $2000 will be given to those applicants who best demonstrate academic achievement and community service.  To be considered for an award, an applicant must be a full-time student and should have a minimum grade point average of 3.6.

For more information and to apply, click below.

APPLICATION FOR THE JBD 2019-2020 (complete)

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Now Hiring Student Staff Leaders for Black College Institute

Inspire, lead and mentor high school students and show them what the Hokie experience is all about. You can work one or all three camps. A stipend, room, and board is included (preference will be given to those who can work two or more camps).

BCI will have 3 sessions: June 16-21, June 23-28, and June 30-July 3

More info below.

 SSL Job Flyer Final

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Virginia State Feed Association Scholarship

The Virginia State Feed Association is the voice of the feed industry and serves to strengthen the industry in relationship to consumers and government. This scholarship is open to junior and senior college students who live in Virginia. Funds of the Virginia State Feed Association (VSFA) Scholarship Program will be supplied in the form of a one-time $1,000 check to each recipient. The scholarship will be awarded each year at the VSFA Winter Conference.

See following links for more info and application.

VSFA – Junior & Senior Undergraduate Scholarship – 2019 Application Form

VSFA – Junior & Senior Undergraduate Scholarship – General Information

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