OSU Extension Internship
The OSU Extension Summer internship is an 8-10 week paid internship available to college juniors and seniors and graduate students. College junior, senior or graduate student refers to the intern's school classification for the fall semester following the internship. Interns will learn the duties and functions of a County Extension Educator and will be given one or more special projects to develop and administer.
To view videos of what the 2021 interns developed for their project and other information from 2020, scroll to the bottom of this page to the heading, 2021 Intern Highlights.
Intern Application and Information
The application is now an online submission. Be sure to review the FAQ document below for details on information to prepare and gather up prior to starting your application.
- 2022 Intern Application – Due December 1, 2021
- 2022 Internship FAQ
- Behavioral Guidelines (to be completed upon beginning internship in county)
2021 Intern Highlights
The 2021 Outstanding Intern
|First Name||Last Name||College||Host County|
|Ashlee||Davis||University of Illinois||Grady|
OSU Extension had eight interns across the state who served in a 10-week internship. Experiences began in late May and concluded in early August. Interns are required to complete a written report on their major project and develop a video highlighting their internship experience. Below are the top three video entries submitted.
William Walls, OSU Ag Economics Student
Ashlee Davis, University of Illinois Agricultural Communication Student
Brock Montgomery, OSU Animal Science/Agricultural Education Student
2020 Intern Highlights
With COVID-19 restrictions, interns had to be very creative in how they delivered their special project. Below are links to the programs developed by the interns.
Riley DuBois -- Seminole & Hughes County: Eat The Rainbow Workshop
Keiran Faulkner -- Oklahoma County: Leadership Video Series
Video 1: Leading by Example and Integrity
Video 2: Responsibility and Goal Setting
Video 3: Task Vs. Relationship Leaders
Video 4: Knowing Your People
Emily Taylor -- Pittsburg County: Mental Health Video Series
Video 1: Tassle Bookmarks
Video 2: Stress Ball
Video 3: Reverse Tie Dye
Video 4: Calming Bottle
2020 Outstanding Intern