HORT/VE 399 – Professional Work Experience
Hort 399/VE 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 work during the summer, you should register for Summer Session.
There are both departmental and College requirements for Hort/VE 399. All students are required to submit the following prior to beginning the work experience:
Hort/VE 399 Proposal (in the syllabus, below), and
Statement of Intent (in CAHNRS Internship Information Packet – see below).
Additional assignments are due throughout the work experience. Click on the links below for detailed information.
- 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
- Andrew Schultz: Klipsun Vineyard
- Carmelle Sabater: WSU Tukey Horticulture Orchard
- Tom Jensen: WSU Plant Growth Facilities
- Mitch Adams: Whidbey Island Winery
- Tiffany Britton: Paradisos del Sol
- Derek Herman: Reynolds Family Winery
- Rachel Miller: WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center
- Jordyn Pecha: Shady Creek Gardens and Ponds
- Marc De Jong: Winemakers LLC – Alderridge Vineyards
- Mackenzie Owen: Rosedale Gardens
- Matt Cronrath: J.R. Simplot
- Troy Duke: WSU Arboretum and Wildlife Research Center
- Elizabeth Jones: WSU Prosser, IAREC – Grape Virology
- Elizabeth Hill: City of Pullman – Parks and Recreation
Instructor/Hort 399 Coordinator
Johnson Hall Room 103
Office hours by appointment (please email or call).
Special Internship Opportunity for Summer 2013
Double M Orchards in Quincy, WA has developed an internship especially for a CAHNRS student. Click here for more information.
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.