Summer Intern Program

Opportunity Type: 
Location of Opportunity: 
Off Campus
Host Department/Organization: 

CONSERVE (COordinating Nontraditional Sustainable watER Use in Variable climatEs)

Opportunity Description: 

CONSERVE (COordinating Nontraditional Sustainable watER Use in Variable climatEs) is a Center of Excellence at the nexus of sustainable water reuse, food, and health. Their leading team of scientists and educators are investigating sources of nontraditional irrigation water that can provide safe, transformative on‐farm solutions for food crops and reduce the nation’s agricultural water challenges that are exacerbated by climate change. With projects located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southwest, they are looking for undergraduate student interns to assist them in their research and education efforts.

They are currently looking for assistance on projects focusing on water quality analysis, on-farm treatment equipment testing, spatial analysis and mapping, consumer behavior and economics, educational media development, and farmer education and outreach. Find out more about their opportunities and student eligibility by going to

The 8-week internship will start on June 18, 2018, ending on August 10, 2018. Interns will receive a stipend of $5,000. Students are responsible for their own lodging. We are accepting applications from now until February 23, 2018.

Time Commitment: 

June 18, 2018 to August 10, 2018

Paid Position: 
Required Documents: 
Unofficial Transcript
How to apply: 

Visit for more information and to apply! Applications due by February 23, 2018.