Skip to main content

Student Research Assistants - Ag Business

Job Details

Requisition:

202400145ST

Title:

Student Research Assistants - Ag Business

Employee Class:

Student Employee

College Work Study Position:

No

Department:

School of Agricultural Sciences

Division:

Division of Academic Affairs

Hours per week:

28

Hiring Rate:

$15.38 (Hourly)

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Six undergraduate student interns will be hired to participate in the USDA Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (REEU) program at Sam Houston State University (SHSU). Dr. Danhong Chen, Associate Professor of Agribusiness in the School of Agricultural Sciences at SHSU, is the project director for this summer internship program. The overarching goal of this USDA REEU program is to provide research and extension experience for undergraduate students and prepare them for the agricultural education workforce or graduate studies with exceptional skills.

Other Requirements for the Position:

The undergraduate interns will work from June 1 to July 26, 2024 (8 weeks) on the Huntsville campus of SHSU. They will help teach lessons, collect surveys, analyze survey results, and make research reports during the internship.

Open Date:

05/09/2024

Contact Name & Title:

Dr. Danhong Chen

Contact Phone:

936 294-1214

Contact Email:

dxc062@shsu.edu

EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Organization

About Sam Houston State University

For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.

SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.

Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges the university's significant commitment to service.

Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston. 

SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.

Member The Texas State University System  

Company info
Website
Telephone
936-294-1070
Location
1905 University Avenue
Huntsville
TX
77340
US

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert