July 10–23, 2022
Learn about career possibilities in the plant, animal, and veterinary sciences and how USDA protects America’s food supply. Over a period of 4 weeks, students will live on the university’s campus, engaging in academic sessions in math, biology, and technical writing and hands-on experiences in animal and plant laboratories under the supervision of plant and animal scientists and veterinarians from the university and USDA. Field trips will allow students to experience the vast aspects of the U.S. food and agriculture system.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is a world-class, comprehensive research university, established in 1862 as the land-grant institution in Illinois. The university’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) is recognized as a leader in many sciences, particularly in the disciplines of agricultural and biological engineering and the crop, animal, and nutritional sciences. ACES serves a key role in providing programs and instruction aimed at educating the next generation of managers and scientists.