Making A Difference
Impact Summary Reports
- 2012 - Year in Review
- Beef Systems
- Learning Child
- Guardianship/Conservator Training Program
- Crops - Youth Programming
- Agricultural Economics
- Cropping Systems Productivity
- Food, Nutrition & Health
- Agriculture Water Management
- Animal Manure Management
- Water Climate Environment - Community
- Business Ventures and Innovation
- ECAP - Entrepreneurial Communities
- ESI and Beyond
- NACO Institute of Excellence
Intern Program: Building Leaders for a Stronger Future
Goal: Enlarge the pool of prospective UNL Extension professionals in Nebraska and increase the work force diversity of the organization.
Responsibilities of Educators Who Supervise a Student Intern
- Participate in a training session for supervising educators - Late April.
- Become familiar with the Full Range Leadership model and be prepared to work with the intern as to how parts of the model relate to Cooperative Extension functions and programs. Help with this will be provided in the curriculum and by Leadership and Public Policy Action Team members.
- Help the intern in setting specific goals for the summer experience.
- Meet with the intern prior to the summer visit to set goals, establish a calendar, review expectations of the project and to secure housing, if necessary.
- Study the 19 competencies of Extension Professionals (Hahn) and use this as an evaluative measure of the project.
- Discuss intern responsibilities and expectations with other faculty in the office and the local extension board.
- Assist the intern in completing County Profile and Office Procedures Checklist.
- Discuss the social, economic, political and cultural environment of the county.
- Write and submit short evaluation reports to the project coordinator during the field experience. Evaluate other specified requirements.
- Act as a role model of proper conduct.