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Experience Beyond the Classroom

Courtnie May Butler Organics

Gain hands-on experience as one of five interns on our certified organic research farm. Interns are responsible for managing the farm, running the Market Garden and conducting research alongside Davis College faculty members. Contact Sven Verlinden, associate professor of horticulture, for more information. Read about Courtnie May’s experience.


Students holding small animal Davis-Michael Scholars

The Davis-Michael Scholars Program provides financial and education support for animal and nutritional sciences majors to help prepare them for veterinary school. The program provides scholarships, educational opportunities, internships and seminars and enhanced facilities beneficial to students. Read about Molly Potter and Katie Stricker’s experience.

Demi Sadock
Young Innovators Program

If you see yourself as a creator, an entrepreneur and a problem solver, join the WVU Davis College Young Innovators Program. It provides access to mentors, resources and funding to start your new venture.  Read about Demi Sadock’s experience

Kevin Lambert on boat holding two fish
George A. Myles Natural Resources Student Experience Program

This program helps students fund undergraduate research projects, attend conferences or participate in an internship program. To be eligible you must be a junior or senior enrolled in one of these programs: forest resources management, environmental protection, wildlife and fisheries resources or energy land management. Read about Kevin Lambert’s experience with the program.