Unique Strengths Internships

Dr. Amy Biddle researching with students in an animal science lab

Unique Strengths Undergraduate Research Internship

The CANR Unique Strengths summer undergraduate research internship program will provide support for a 10-week undergraduate research internship experience with a CANR faculty member.  The CANR Unique Strengths encompass five research areas:

  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Mitigation of and adaptation to climate change
  • A “one health” approach to animal, plant, human and ecosystems;
  • Sustainable food systems, landscapes and ecosystems; and
  • The human dimensions of agriculture and natural resources

Eligible undergraduates must be nominated by a CANR faculty member.  Once nominated, each nominee will need to provide a brief personal statement articulating how the internship experience with the nominating faculty member will serve their longer-term career goals and interests. 

For more information please check in with your faculty advisor.

Agriculture and natural resources internships

Summer research and education experiences to undergraduates (both UD and non-UD students) who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree in the agricultural, natural resources, or life sciences. Applications will be accepted until March 15.
CENFOODS funds undergraduate research and extension internships in food systems and sustainability.
UDWRC water internships provide a unique opportunity for undergraduate students, faculty, and scientists to be directly involved in research and education that address critical water resources issues.
During this summer internship, students will follow Cooperative Extension's service learning model, implemented through one of extension's four program areas: 4-H youth development, family and consumer sciences, lawn and garden, and agriculture and natural resources. Applications will be accepted until February 11.
UDBG’s staff works with interns in all areas of public garden operations. Students familiar with horticulture can use the internships to expand their horizons and discover new aspects in this diverse industry. Applications will be accepted until March 30.
Positions available for UD Undergraduate students in Cheesemaking and Quality Assurance. Applications will be accepted until February 7.
Intensive, hands-on research education and experiential learning projects help to bridge the perceptual change required for students to Envision themselves as Scientists. Applications will be accepted until March 15.
Fresh to You is looking for student interns who are interested in working on the farm! Interns will participate in all aspects of the farm including propagation, crop maintenance, harvesting, farm stand sales, insect pest management, and more.
The CANR Unique Strengths summer undergraduate research internship program will provide support for a 10-week undergraduate research internship experience with a CANR faculty member.

Summer Opportunities for Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors (SOURCE) Program

This program provides summer research opportunities for college students who are not currently enrolled at the University of Delaware. 

Learn more about SOURCE