HORT/VIT ENOL 399 – Professional Work Experience
What is Hort 399?
HORT 399/VIT ENOL 399 is an undergraduate work-learn experience program designed to complement your academic program, to improve the balance between class instruction and practical learning, and to assist you in your transition from the university into the work force.
When should I register for the course?
Register for the semester during which you will begin your work experience. If you are planning to begin work during the summer, you should register for Summer Session.
There are both departmental and College requirements for HORT/VIT ENOL 399.
Before beginning the work experience
All students are required to submit the following:
- HORT/VIT ENOL 399 Agreement (p. 4 of syllabus),
- Statement of Intent (in CAHNRS Internship Handbook – see below), and
- CAHNRS Internship Agreement (see CAHNRS Internship Handbook).
During the work experience
Additional assignments are due throughout the work experience. Click on the links below for detailed information.
- CAHNRS Internship Information (IMPORTANT!)
- Student Internship Requirements at a Glance
- Poster Instructions
- Nick Mackay: Mercer Canyon
- Gracen Gonzalez: Four Feathers Wine Estates
- Lauren Brandt: RB Tukey Orchard
- Vanessa Slape: Plant Catalog (CAHNRS Internship)
- Hayley Trapp: USDA-ARS
- Raul Arroyo: Crops and Soil Sciences (CAHNRS Internship)
- Tyler Baker: WSU Tree Fruit Genetics Lab and Wild Cider Breeding Program
- Ashlie McNerney: Western Regional Plant Introduction Station
- Devon Griffith: Lake Chelan Winery
- Molly Warren: Mill Creek Vineyards and Winery
- Deah McGaughey: WSU Teaching Greenhouses
- Kaitlyn Carpenter: Backyard Harvest
- Lauren Brandt: Kershaw Fruit and Cold Storage Co
- Griffin Berger: Coser Dino & Sandro SS
- Brent Etzkorn: G.S. Long Co
- Nick French: Ste Michelle Wine Estates
- Gilberto Camarillo: WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center (CAHNRS Internship)
- John Grubb: Stemilt Growers
- Chelsea Hill: WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center (CAHNRS Internship)
- Arnaldo Pineda: Columbia Crest Winery
- Kyle Hurst: Double M Orchards LLC
- JC DeVivero: Twin Vista (CAHNRS Internship)
- Kade Casciato: Ciel du Cheval Vineyard
- Austin Baker: WSU Puyallup Research & Extension (CAHNRS Internship)
- Casey Brush: Vinagium, LLC
- Chase Edwards: G.S. Long Co., Inc.
- Kyle Ferrera: Double M Orchards
- Allen Noble: G.S. Long Co., Inc.
- Laura Pearson: WSU Department of Entomology
- Nick Perrault: Valley Fruit
- Emmanuel Rubio: Washington Fruit and Produce
- Karissa Wood: WSU Facilities Management
- Ashley Johnson: WSU Dept. of Entomology (CAHNRS internship)
- Julius Bush: WSU Dept. of Horticulture
- Jonathan Abarca: WSU Dept. of Crop & Soil Sciences (CAHNRS internship)
- Kevin Kenoyer: Wilbur Ellis
- Charles Dykstra: Island Horticulture Supply
- Parker Fannin: G.S. Long Co., Inc.
- Clint Hepper: Hard Row to Hoe Winery
- Abigail Houser: USDA Cereal Rust Program
- Brian Tee: KW Farms
- Luke Vannice: Grass Garden at the WSU Display Garden (CAHNRS internship)
- Anna Jenne: Moscow Building Supply Garden Center
- Kirsten Stubbs: WSU Horticulture & Landscape Architecture Display Garden
- Rachel Argo: Del Monte
- Elliot Hartley: G.S. Long & Company
- David Hess: Hogue Cellars
- Joseph Kiyohara: Pacific Garden Design
- Matt Klaus: Ron Britt and Associates
- Joel Perez: Chateau de Roquetaillade, Mazeres, France (WSU Exchange)
- Brent Roberts: Wawawai Canyon Vineyard
- Jorge Zavala: WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center
- Scott Zediker: Snoqualmie Winery
Contact your academic advisor.
Places to find jobs and internships
- Looking for a job or internship? Click here.
- Viticulture and enology jobs and internships
- Service learning internships – These internships are a great way to gain practical work experience while making the world a better place, to develop civic leadership skills, and to compliment your academic or personal goals. Visit the WSU Center for Civic Engagement website for more information.
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