4-H Summer Internship Program

The Polk County 4-H Program is looking for a Summer intern for 2021. This position is designed to provide assistance to the 4-H Youth Development Educator and other Extension staff during the busy summer months. Summer Interns gain experience for future educational employment while learning more about Extension; a Division of UW-Madison.

Responsibilities Include:

    • Plan, coordinate, promote, teach and evaluate educational programs under the direction of 4-H Youth Development Educator.
    • Work cooperatively with youth, 4-H leaders, volunteers and general public through Extension programs.
    • Assist with coordinating and teaching at Extension programs such as 4-H Summer Camps, Day Camps, teen events, and county fair, along with some clerical work.
    • Assist with field research and demonstrations being conducted by the County Extension staff.
    • Prepare newsletter articles, news releases and other program promotional materials.
    • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications Include:

    • Educational background and/or work experience with youth.
    • Educational background, interest, and/or work experience in animal sciences preferred.
    • Basic computer program proficiently.
    • For chaperoning purposes, age 21 preferred.
    • College student having completed sophomore year. Must be currently enrolled as a college student or graduate in 2021.
    • Current driver’s license.
    • Personal automobile with adequate insurance.

Salary: $6,500.00 +/ 10-12 Week Contract

Application Procedure, please click on the link below to apply online


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