Interns Wanted

Internship Opportunities


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County seeks a dynamic Ag Economic Development Resource Educator to provide leadership and resources to grow and enhance the economic vitality of agricultural enterprises in Madison County. The successful candidate must have passion and enthusiasm for assessing needs and developing opportunities for the agricultural economy in Madison County along with the capacity to develop, plan, and deliver associated outreach and programs. Among the economic development approaches in this position are individual assistance, support of collaborative marketing projects, and outreach to attract and support new ag businesses or processors. This is a Master’s Degree required position with salary in mid 40's commensurate with experience. The employment package includes excellent benefits, a collaborative work environment, and ongoing opportunities for professional development and growth. Applicants should review the following information at the CCE Madison County website in order to become familiar with the nature and scope of work in the AED position: Association Annual Reports, Association Plans of Work, Ag Economic Development Page.

To review the job description and to apply, please go to Ag Economic Development Specialist position

How to Apply

Applicants (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) must apply online through the APPLY button in this job posting.

When applying through our system, please remember to attach your application materials (cover letter, resume and three references) in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Please consider indicating in your application all information you feel would be helpful for selection committee members to know. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

Please visit here for more information and to apply.

External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) Please refer to Applying for a Job (External Candidate) for additional guidance.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) for additional guidance.

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-2117, or via email at:

4-H Internships:


We would like to thank you for your interest in completing a 4-H internship with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County!

The 4-H department in Madison County consists of an educator who is fairly new! Jessica Spaulding started this past June. We are lucky to have an 4-H Alumna from a different county who is extremely passionate about 4-H and our Madison County program. She has many new ideas that she is in the works of planning for the upcoming year and looks forward to being able to work with interns who will be able to bring a whole new array of ideas to the table.

As some of you may know, we are currently in our planning stages of our 4-H year (starting October 1st). We are planning events such as horse bowl and hippology, dairy bowl, equine and dairy 101, public presentations, horse communications, STEM programming, next year’s fair, clinics, speakers, trips with the youth, our yearly banquet, and SO MUCH MORE!

You are likely in full swing with your semester and are busy with classes and finding an internship so we only require some brief information/materials in order to complete your application process:

  • 1.Complete and submit your application
  • 2.With your application please submit your cover letter and resume
  • 3.Please submit any additional information we may need to know about your internship
  • Such as any packets you receive, any example paperwork we may need to fill out, requirements, etc.

Once we review your information, we will schedule a follow up call as a ‘next step’. We look forward to receiving your materials!

Thank you,

Last updated May 17, 2019