Extension Interns Gain Real-World Experience and Serve Local Communities

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Raleigh, N.C. – NC State Extension announced that Sarah Maddry is completing an Extension internship this summer with the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Orange County Center.

An Extension summer intern works with Extension personnel to deliver hands-on, educational programs. Job shadowing and mentoring help interns learn about the mission and work of North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

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Sarah Maddry
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“Extension makes a positive difference in the community every day. We provide educational programs that connect communities with research-based information. Our internship program is another way we help prepare students for challenging and rewarding careers in food, agriculture, natural resources, and family and consumer sciences” said Dr. Richard Bonanno, Associate Dean of the NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Director of NC State Extension.

Maddry is a rising senior from North Carolina State University majoring in Agricultural Business Management and is a native of Graham, NC.