The professional practice program provides students with an opportunity to apply classroom knowledge to real world problems.
Students majoring in Agriculture are encouraged to complete an internship experience. Although internships are not required, the majority of students in the department do complete at least one experience and some students complete more than one. On average, the department has 36 students participating in the internship program each summer.
Through this program students gain experience in a variety of jobs in the agriculture field. The specific experiences vary from one placement to another. Recent placements have included:
Visit the Career Fair link to learn more about career opportunities.
Mr. David Malone, Internship/Professional Practice Coordinator
Ropp Agricultural Building (RAB) Room 124A
Phone (309) 438-8767
To view list of companies in the Food and Agriculture Industry, visit the following links.