Learning Outcomes

Students that participate in Rural Works! will be able to:

  • Describe NC State’s land grant mission.
  • Provide examples of how they applied their strengths during their internship.
  • Describe the unique characteristics of work and life in a rural community.
  • Develop professional competencies.

Student Eligibility

  • Undergraduate and graduate students from all majors and academic colleges
  • Full-time enrollment with plans to return to campus in fall 2021

Student Requirements

  • Attend the virtual orientation session on Saturday, April 24 2021 from 12-3pm
  • Complete eight hours of community service during the internship.  Be sure to submit your community service reflection form after you volunteer. (No required summer 2021)
  • Complete a post-assessment survey
  • Participants are responsible for securing their own housing arrangements
  • Sign a participation agreement upon accepting a Rural Works! internship offer

Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to attend one of the following information sessions:

Important Dates

  • November 2020: Rural Works! information sessions 11/3 at 4 pm and 11/9 at 1 pm
  • March 26, 2021: Deadline to submit internship application through ePack
  • March 26, 2021: Internship hiring deadline
  • April 2021: Rural Works! student orientation

How Students Apply

  1. Log into your ePack account
  2. Search “Rural Works!” in keywords
  3. Submit your resume to the job post

Helpful Tips

  • Check ePack regularly starting in December 2020 for new internship opportunities.
  • Apply early!  Employers may review applications and hire on a rolling basis.