Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Internship
RPTS Extension Specialist in Family and Community Health
Work with Extension Program Specialist to develop a database of food and physical activity policies across licensed child care operations in Texas as well as work with County Extension Agents to serve as a point of contact for receiving and cataloging policies.
Applicants must be able to
- Read and follow established data collection protocol
- Keep detailed records of communication with Agents and Child Care Providers
- Be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Adobe, Qualtrics)
- Multi task, be flexible in schedule, and work cooperatively with others
Benefits & Opportunities
Working for Texas AgriLife Extension has given me the opportunity to learn valuable hands-on job experience that makes me stand out to potential employers. The internship gave me the opportunity to learn from and build relationships with professionals in my field. I was given the chance to explore this specific career path, which has in turn helped steer me towards a career that I would really be interested in. I was also able to practice and hone my communication, networking, and teamwork skills. I also received financial compensation for my work as well as an office to use during my internship.
My internship experience has given me a range of transferable skills I can use such as: