Category Archives: Internship

Soil and Crop Sciences undergraduate’s internship initiates urban farm on campus

Writer: Beth Ann Luedeker Experiential learning enhances a student’s college experience and is a required part of the curriculum for undergraduates in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences. The department offers internships and study abroad opportunities to help students meet this requirement. Broch Saxton, one of the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences December graduates, created his own internship as a student leader and greenhouse project director with TAMU Urban Farm United (TUFU). TUFU is an urban farm that utilizes vertical towers — Tower Garden — that… Read More →

Soil and crop student interning in Washington D.C.

Ashley Carter, a senior in the Texas A&M University Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, is one of 11 Aggie students spending the fall semester in Washington D.C. as part of the Agricultural & Natural Resources Policy (ANRP) Internship Program. Carter is pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Plant and Environmental Soil Science – Crops Emphasis, with a minor in Agricultural Economics. She expects to graduate in May 2020, after which she plans to pursue a career in international trade analysis and policy making. She is spending the… Read More →

Summer intern benefits water programs

By: Beth Ann Luedeker Contact: Dr. Jake Mowrer – jake.mowrer@tamu.edu Makayla Faldyn, who will begin her senior year at Texas A&M in just a few weeks, spent her summer as a water resource restoration and protection intern with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension water program in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences. “I have a passion for science, communication and education, so this internship fit me perfectly,” said Faldyn. “I got to learn more about watersheds, set up meetings, and even deliver outreach education. I also got… Read More →

Internship provides learning opportunity

By: Beth Ann Luedeker David Bryant, a senior Plant and Soil Science student, spent his summer as a soil scientist intern  at the Lincoln, NE, Soil Survey Office. The internship included spending time working at the Kellogg Soil Survey Laboratory where he was introduced to each analytical section of the KSSL — Sample Processing, Chemistry, Mineralogy, and Physics. David had the opportunity to observe analytical processes in progress and interact with KSSL technicians. He learned how soil characterization samples submitted by Soil Survey Offices are processed and analyzed,… Read More →

Students from Mexico are interned in the Soil and Crop Sciences Department this summer

Three students from the Mexican state of Yucatan are interned in the Soil and Crop Sciences Department this summer under the guidance of Dr. Steve Hague and Dr. Muthu Bagavathiannan. Pablo Rosete, Cristina Dzul Vela and Rusel Moo Aldance are part of the Yucatan Initiative, a program designed to encourage more students to pursue advanced degrees in the U.S., specifically at Texas A&M University. Each of the students has already earned at least one degree. Cristina holds a Bachelor of Science in IT Management;  Rusel holds a Bachelor… Read More →