​​The Tennessee Extension Internship Program brings parts of four individual internship programs together under one collaborative effort. Internship programs from Agriculture, Natural Resources & Community Economic Development, Family and Consumer Sciences (Career Edge), and the Minority Internship Programs from both UT and TSU are managed as a cooperative effort while maintaining the flexibility needed to meet diverse needs. 

2021 Internship Dates

May 20 - July 29, 2021

All internships require a completed addendum to be submitted with the application. Applicants cannot be considered without a completed addendum. Please make sure you are using the correct addendum listed under the internship for which you are applying.​

​​Agriculture, Natural Resources & Community Economic Development

The 2021 application period for Tennessee Extension ANR/CED Internships is open. Please see each specific position description for application deadlines. 

Learn more about these internships:​ Extension ANR Internship Flyer.pdfExtension ANR Internship Flyer.pdf

Position Descriptions:

How to Apply: 

    • Complete online application.
    • Attach resume to online application.
    • Attach transcript to online application.
    • Attach completed ANR/CED addendum to online application. 

    For more information, please contact Donna Flanagan at dflanag5@utk.edu.

    Tennessee State U​niversity ​​Minority Internships​​​​

    The 2021 application period for Tennessee State University Extension Internships is not yet open.

    Learn More about this internship: 

    Application Requirements:

    • Must be a junior or senior enrolled in a college of agriculture, family & consumer sciences, education, or closely related field. Preference given to students presently enrolled at TSU.
    • Must have completed approximately 60 credit hours of required coursework for a Bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.
    • Must have transportation to and from work.
    • Interns must secure their own housing arrangements. The internship does not provide housing. Interns can indicate their preferred counties for placement.

    How to Apply: 

    For more information, please contact Anthony Tuggle at atuggle@tnstate.edu


    Fa​mily and Consumer Sciences (Career Edge)

    The 2021 application period for Tennessee Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Internship is open. Apply by January 15, 2021 for best consideration. 

    Position Description:

    How to Apply: 

      • Complete online application.
      • Attach resume to online application.
      • Attach transcript to online application.
      • Attach completed addendum to online application​. 

      For more information, please contact Merritt Piper at mdodge1@utk.edu .

      UT Minority Internship Program​

      The 2021 application period for  Tennessee Extension Minority Internships is open. Apply by January 31, 2021 for best consideration. 

      Learn more about this internship:

      UT Extension Minority Internship Program Flyer 2021.pdfUT Extension Minority Internship Program Flyer 2021.pdf

      Position Description:

      • X2046 UT Minority Internship 

      Application Requirements:

      • Must be considered to be a member of a racial or ethnic minority group.
      • Must be enrolled in a college of agriculture, family & consumer sciences, education, or closely related field.
      • Must have completed approximately 50% of required coursework for a Bachelor's degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher, or must be a graduate student.
      • Must have transportation to and from work.
      • Interns must secure their own housing arrangements. The internship does not provide housing. Interns can indicate their preferred counties for placement.

      How to Apply: 

      • Complete online application.
      • Attach resume to online application.
      • Attach transcript to online application.
      • Attach completed addendum to online application. 

      For more information, please contact Brandi Berven at bb@utk.edu.

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      Contact Us

      For more information please contact Cindy Lay or Brandi Berven at 865.974.7245 or e-mail UTAgExtPersonnel@utk.edu

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      ​Our Interns

      Meet our past interns. 
      2019 Interns
      2018 Interns