My CAHNR Summer


As part of our mission to provide life transforming education, the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources offers students unique summer internships and experiential opportunities in their field of study to hone their skills, foster their passions, and prepare them for wherever the future takes them. Learn more about their CAHNR summers.

Jasmine Morris

Jasmine Morris Harnesses the Therapeutic Power of Animals for Underserved Students

Through her work with the Horizons at The Ethel Walker School Program, Jasmine Morris is exposing future generations of students to the field of animal science

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Alyssa Cleland

Tree Hugger: Alyssa Cleland Learns the Arborists’ Ropes

One of few females in the field, Alyssa Cleland soars to new heights in her training to be a licensed arborist

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Riley Courtney

Eat It Up: Riley Courtney Spreads Nutrition Education to Connecticut Residents of All Ages

Riley Courtney is helping teach Connecticut residents about nutrition - even if that means dressing up like a vegetable

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Jillian Bowen

Buzzkill for Bugs: Jillian Bowen Educates Kids on Insect-Borne Illness

One student's summer internship helps keep Connecticut residents informed on tick- and mosquito-borne illness with a focus on One Health

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Hailey Kampton

Learning Lessons about Livestock and Life

Through her experience as an intern at UConn's livestock units, Hailey Kampton puts her love for animals of all sizes into practice

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Abby Interrante

Abby Interrante Investigates Potential Mouse Model for Fatty Liver Disease

With support from the Margaret J. Ware Scholarship, Interrante and other UConn students are getting hands-on research experience in the field of human nutrition

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