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HORT/VIT ENOL 399 – Professional Work Experience


Student in a John Deere Gator

What is Hort/VE 399?

HORT 399/VIT ENOL 399 is an undergraduate work-learn experience course designed to complement your academic program, to provide 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. 5 of syllabus),
  • Statement of Intent and
  • CAHNRS Internship Agreement .

During the work experience

Additional assignments are due throughout the work experience.


Contact Horticulture’s Internship Coordinator:

Adē Snider  | Academic\Internship Coordinator
Clark 207
509-335-3446; Fax 509-335-8690

Places to find jobs and internships

Study Abroad Internship

WSU Exchange With Ecole d’Ingenieurs de Purpan (France)

Ecole d’Ingenieurs 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 about the Ecole d’Ingenieurs de Purpan exchange

Student projects