Research Apprenticeships – How to Apply 2017-07-31T09:49:05+00:00

2017 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Apprenticeship Program

Thank you for your interest in CEFS 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Apprenticeship Program. In order to apply, you will need several things.

  1. Resume.
  2. Cover letter. Please indicate why you want to be in the CEFS’ Apprenticeship Program and why you stand out among the others applying. (This is a very competitive program with only a handful of spots available each year…)
  3. Letter of reference. You may choose to upload this document with the others when you complete the NC State online application. Or, many references choose to mail their letter directly to the Program Coordinator. If this is the case, please mail all letters to the following address:

Center for Environmental Farming Systems
Attn. Lisa Forehand
Box – 7609 – NCSU
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609

4. Online NC State Application. Complete the online NC State application for the Sustainable Agriculture Research Apprenticeship Program – link is: You will be asked to upload your resume, cover letter and letter of reference at the bottom of the application. If you do not have your letter of recommendation, that is okay. Please indicate at the bottom of your cover letter that your letter is being mailed directly to Lisa Forehand. Please include the reference’s name so that we can match your letter and application packet.


 Questions? Please contact Lisa Forehand at 919-513-0954 or

To apply for this Apprenticeship, please click HERE.