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Current Openings

Extension Internships

Internship opportunities for those interested in extension work.

Summer Intern, 4-H Youth Development
Full-time, twelve weeks
Approximate Dates: May 23 - August 12, 2022
More than 20 available host sites across KS
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Teresa Roberts
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Extension Agents

Extension agents are professional educators who serve as a link between Kansas State University and communities across Kansas. Agents are local representatives within a statewide network of educators sharing unbiased, research-based information and expertise on issues important to Kansas. 

Adult Development & Aging Agent, Sedgwick County
Office Location: Wichita, KS
Applications will be accepted until June 01, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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Family & Community Wellness Agent, Cottonwood District
Office Location: Hays, KS
Applications will be accepted until June 01, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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4-H Youth Development Agent, Cottonwood District
Office Location: Hays, KS
Applications will be accepted until June 01, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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Agriculture & Natural Resources Agent, Leavenworth County
Office Location: Lansing, KS
Applications will be accepted until June 01, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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Horticulture Agent, Shawnee County
Office Location: Topeka, KS
Applications will be accepted until June 15, 2022
For more information about this position contact Jennifer Wilson
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Extension Nutrition Program

The Extension Nutrition Program is comprised of EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) and SNAP-Ed  (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Education).  Nutrition Educators and Assistants work to engage and empower their communities with research-based health and nutrition education.

EFNEP Nutrition Assistants (3 openings), Sedgwick County
36 hours/week, benefits eligible 
Office Location: Wichita, KS

Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Lisa Ross
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SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, Northwest KS
Full-time, benefits eligible 
Office Location: Osborne, KS or negotiable within region

Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Lisa Ross
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SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, Northwest KS
Full-time, benefits eligible 
Office Location: negotiable between Hays and Great Bend, KS.

Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Lisa Ross
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EFNEP Nutrition Assistant, Southwest KS
Full-time, benefits eligible 
Office Location: Garden City, KS

Screening will continue until all openings are filled
For more information about this position contact Lisa Ross
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EFNEP Nutrition Assistants (2 openings), Southwest KS
Part-time: 12 hours/week
Office Location: Garden City, KS

Screening will continue until all openings are filled
For more information about this position contact Lisa Ross
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SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator, Twin Creeks District
Full-time, benefits eligible 
Office Location: flexible within the service area

Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Lisa Ross
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More Jobs in Extension

K-State Research and Extension careers can involve administrative work, research, marketing/communications, support staff, extension education, and anything in between!  We have openings in many departments and subject areas like 4-H Youth Development, Agricultural Economics, Animal Sciences & Industry, Communications & Marketing, Entomology, Family & Consumer Sciences, the Kansas Forest Service, and our Research-Extension Centers.

Department Head, Western Kansas Research-Extension Centers (WKREC)
Office Location: Hays, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Bob Weaber
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Agricultural Economist, Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA)
Office Location: Hiawatha, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Mark Dikeman
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Agricultural Economist (I), Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA)
Office Location: Colby, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Mark Dikeman
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NW Area Extension Specialist, 4-H Youth Development
Office Location: negotiable between Colby and Hays, KS or remote work
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Amy Sollock
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Agricultural Economist, Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA)
Office Location: Ottawa, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Mark Dikeman
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Pest Management Training Support Specialist, Entomology
Office Location: Manhattan, KS or remote work.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Frannie Miller
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Family & Consumer Sciences Specialist, Southeast Research-Extension Center
Office Location: Parsons, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Sharolyn Flaming Jackson
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Family & Consumer Sciences Specialist, Northwest Research-Extension Center
Office Location: Colby, KS.
Screening will continue until the position is filled
For more information about this position contact Rachael Clews
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Community Vitality State Specialist
Office Location: Manhattan, KS.

For best consideration apply by May 30, 2022
For more information about this position contact Carla Nemecek
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District Forester, Kansas Forest Service
Office Location: Negotiable between Oskaloosa and Lawrence, KS
For best consideration apply by June 3, 2022
For more information about this position contact Ryan Armburst
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4-H Youth Development Program Leader
Office Location: Manhattan, KS.
For best consideration apply by June 5, 2022
For more information about this position contact Chris Onstad
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Agricultural Economist (II), Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA)
Office Location: Colby, KS.
For best consideration apply by June 24, 2022
For more information about this position contact Mark Dikeman
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