OSU Extension Greene County Welcomes Summer Intern


Submitted photo Juliana Erwin is joining three Greene County Ohio State University Extension office staff this summer.

Submitted photo Juliana Erwin is joining three Greene County Ohio State University Extension office staff this summer.

XENIA — OSU Extension Greene County was selected to have one of 12 paid intern for the summer from June 4 to Aug. 10.

Juliana Erwin was a 11-year member of 4-H in Clark County. Erwin showed hogs and a dairy feeder in FFA. She is attending The Ohio State University studying community leadership extension education. She will be a senior for the 2018-2019 school year and will graduate in August 2019. Erwin lives in Springfield.

This summer she will be working with all of the staff at the OSU Extension Office. Some tasks include planning, helping or teaching community classes, day camps, field days or fairs. In addition, she will be attending meetings with community leaders and volunteers. Erwin will also develop materials and brochures specific to the county needs. She will also work with youth through a variety of 4-H activities including the Greene County Fair, Cloverbud Camp, Overnight Camp, and judging day.

”We are so excited to have her for the summer and all of the experience she will bring to Greene County,” said OSU Extension Greene County Director & Educator Rebecca Supinger. “Our programs will benefit from having her in our county.”

For more information on OSU Extension Greene County visit www.greene.osu.edu.

Summer 2018 Intern Positions

Greene County will be hosting an intern for this upcoming summer.

2018 OSU Extension Summer Internship Program Application now available –  Application Link

2018 Summer Summary

Whether you are passionate about food issues, agriculture, helping youth, the environment, or healthy people and communities, there is an internship opportunity for you! Interns can apply to work in one of 13 locations throughout Ohio.

Through this paid internship, you will work closely with a local OSU Extension educator as he or she teaches classes, works with volunteers and makes a difference in the community. As an intern, you will learn how you can use your education to make a difference in people’s lives and how what you are learning in college can have an impact on some of the most pressing issues facing Ohioans. Your intern work may include:

  • Planning, helping or teaching community classes, day camps, field days or fairs
  • Attending meetings with community leaders and volunteers
  • Developing news articles, exhibits, brochures, marketing materials, and resources for educational curriculum
  • Using social media and technology to share research-based information
  • Participating in field research, helping with literature reviews, and testing new methods and curriculum
  • Working with youth through 4-H activities, county fair, camps and project judgings

To Apply (Application link)

To be considered for one of these 12 paid internships, you must complete two years of college by June 1, 2018. Review the chart below to determine the internship in which you may be interested. You may apply for multiple positions with one application.

By February 28, 2018 (11:59 pm), submit the following information.

  • Completed application survey
  • Upload to the application survey:
    • A cover letter
    • A letter of recommendation from a professor, current or past advisor or past employer

Intern Work Period ♦ June 4 to August 10, 2018

All interns work 38 hours per week and will be paid $11 per hour. Interns who are earning college credit during this period will work 28 hours per week.

Interns will work closely with the OSU Extension educators in the county. This will include educators in agriculture and natural resources; family and consumer sciences; 4-H youth development; and community development.

Timeline for Review and Interviews

Interviews will take place the week of March 18, 2018 (in the region where the position is located or by phone/video.)
Successful candidates will be notified the week of March 25, 2018.

Internship Opportunities Available

Each internship focuses on a different area impacting local residents. Below are listed the counties where each internship will be located and the impact area(s) on which the position will focus.