Another cornerstone of the INFEWS Scholar program is public service. Trainees will spend at least 8 hours during a semester volunteering for a local government program or nonprofit organization with a connection to agriculture.
- Volunteering creates future community leaders.
- Volunteering benefits society.
- Volunteering addresses the university’s core purpose to “transform lives for the benefit of society.”
Possible volunteer avenues:
- Texas A&M Agrilife
- Texas 4-H Clubs
- Texas Department of Agriculture
- A local nonprofit urban farming organization (e.g. Urban Roots)
Our team can also help you identify a civic engagement opportunity.