June 12-23, 2023
Learn about career opportunities in animal and plant health, including agricultural sciences, veterinary sciences, animal and plant disease eradication, plant pathology, botany, entomology, aquaculture, and emerging technologies in agriculture, including the use of drones. You’ll experience many aspects of agricultural science, agribusiness, and college campus life through various field and lab activities. The program begins at the University of Arizona’s satellite campus in Yuma, AZ, and ends at the main campus in Tucson. If selected to participate, you must be able to tolerate extreme summer temperatures.
The University of Arizona (UA) is a premier, public research university. Established in 1885 as the first university in Arizona and the State’s land- grant university, UA is building a better Arizona through access, quality, and discovery. As the primary land-grant component of the university, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences administers a variety of programs at its regional Agricultural Centers and engages in cooperative extension efforts with Federal, State, and county governments and agencies. These efforts enhance agriculture, the environment, natural resources, family and youth well-being, and the development of local communities.