Factsheets

Federal Internships and Early Career Opportunities

Most federal agencies offer internships and opportunities for recent graduates through the Pathways Program. The Pathways Program includes internships for students from high school through post-graduate school. Many of these federal internship opportunities can open the door for full-time jobs and serve as an excellent way of entering the federal workforce.

Collegiate 4-H Program

The purpose of a collegiate 4-H program is service, leadership development and professional development. Collegiate 4-H activities can range from working directly with state, county, or local 4-H groups to serving as volunteer leaders for projects, educational workshops, contests, judging competitions, or assisting with service projects. Additionally, collegiate 4-H programs are to be actively involved in campus activities through the involvement in community service projects and promoting positive youth development.

4-H Opportunties for Young Adults

There are numerous opportunities for young adults to engage with the 4-H program. From older teens to the twenty-somethings, there is an amazing experience waiting to be undertaken. This fact sheet provides a few examples.

AFRI / FASE - Frequently Asked Questions

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) and Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Frequently Asked Questions

Professional Development Opportunities or Secondary School Teachers and Education Professionals (PD-STEP) FAQs

The PD-STEP program supports institutions that want to provide innovative professional development for K-14 educators. This guide can help you understand the application process.

AFRI 2014 Annual Synopsis

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative 2014 Annual Synopsis provides an overview of the AFRI competitive grants program, including statistics for projects funded, summaries of selected projects, and impacts of selected projects funded in designated fiscal year.

AFRI 2013 Annual Synopsis

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative 2013 Annual Synopsis provides an overview of the AFRI competitive grants program, including statistics for projects funded, summaries of selected projects, and impacts of selected projects funded in designated fiscal year.

AFRI 2015 Annual Review

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative 2015 Annual Review provides an overview of the AFRI competitive grants program, including statistics for projects funded, summaries of selected projects, and impacts of selected projects funded in designated fiscal year.

NIFA Organizational Chart

The NIFA Organizational Chart.

AFRI International Partnerships

To attain agency goals for U.S. agriculture, global competence of our nation’s agricultural workforce, and safe and nutritious food security in a growing world, NIFA recognizes that collaboration with international partners through the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative can contribute to advances in U.S. agriculture.