2023 KDA internship application period now open
Interns gain valuable experience for agriculture futures
FRANKFORT (Nov. 21, 2022) - Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles encourages Kentucky college students seeking a career in agriculture or government to apply for positions in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA’s) internship program for the 2023 summer.
“Kentucky Department of Agriculture internships offer the unique opportunity to work alongside our employees and agriculture community,” Commissioner Quarles said. “This experience can give students valuable insight to launch careers in agriculture or an ag-related field. If you are a college student with an interest in an agricultural career, we encourage you to apply.”
In addition to agriculture, KDA interns may work in education, computer science, marketing, communications, pre-law, and other fields. Internships will run from June to August.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a college, university, or vocational-technical program. Applicants can be enrolled in either undergraduate or graduate school.
To apply, download and complete the application on the KDA’s website at kyagr.com/marketing/internship-program.html. Applicants must provide a résumé, cover letter, and three references. Applications and attachments must be emailed to Mark.White@ky.gov or mailed to:
Division of Human Resources
Kentucky Department of Agriculture
107 Corporate Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
Applications must be postmarked no later than Jan. 6, 2023.