N.C. Cooperative Extension, Orange County Center Welcomes Summer Intern

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NC State Extension announced that Lauren Martin is completing an Extension internship this summer with 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.

Martin is a rising senior from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University majoring in Agricultural Sciences with a minor in Urban & Community Forestry. She is a native of Virginia. “Extension makes a positive difference in the community every day. We provide Lauren Martineducational 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.

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Orange County Center staff are excited to work with Lauren this summer. Lauren looks forward to making an impact on the lives of county residents through her work this summer.