You will do at least 2 paid summer internships with the USDA:
This will allow you to gain experience and techniques that will prepare you for a bright future in the agricultural science field, at the same time that you are making new friends, having fun, and exploring different cities.
Our Students, Summer 2012
is working at the USDA-ARS in Fort Pierce
, FL on using molecular biology techniques for virus detection in citrus plants
is working at USDA-ARS Miami, FL
on the Chemical Characterization of Flower Pigments
Claudia Galdames is working at USDA-ARS Miami on the identification of non-native insect pests
You will also travel to national conferences, visit USDA facilities, and attend professional development workshops throughout the academic year.