College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Department of Horticulture

HORT/VIT ENOL 399 – Professional Work Experience

What is Hort 399?

Jenne_internshipHORT 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:

During the work experience

Additional assignments are due throughout the work experience. Click on the links below for detailed information.

Student projects








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.

Study abroad


Ecole d’Ingénieurs de PURPAN is an institution that focuses on life sciences, agriculture, agrifood marketing and management. Located in the Southern town of Toulouse, a city of about 300,000, it features a large student population with many entertainment options. Earn six credits while studying French and European agricultural practices at Ecole d’Ingénieurs de Purpan for four weeks, followed by a four week internship on a family-run vineyard or farm during the summer! Learn more>

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