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    Center for Viticultural Sciences
    The mission of the Center for Viticultural Sciences and Small Fruit Research is to conduct research and provide service and support that will help the viticulture industry in Florida to become a viable industry (Florida Viticulture Policy Act, 1978).
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    Veterinary Technology
    Advances in both veterinary medicine technology and technique are the fuel firing the increased demand for well-trained individuals to work as veterinary technologists.
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About The USDA / 1890 Program

The objectives of the USDA/1890 Programs are to attract minority students into careers in agriculture and related fields, including Food Sciences and Agricultural Sciences; share expertise and resources in areas such as agricultural research, extension and teaching programs, technology development, limited-resource farmers and minority farmer programs, and rural development programs; and to increase the involvement of the 1890 Land-Grant Institutions and Tuskegee University in the delivery of USDA programs. The programs include: the USDA/1890 Task Force, the USDA 1890 Scholars Program, and the USDA/1890 Liaison Officer Program.


Cynthia M. Portalatín

USDA/1890 Ag Liaison Officer

Florida A&M University, CESTA

N. Perry-Paige Bldg., Rm. 217

S. 1740 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

Tallahassee, FL 32307



Office: 850.561.2191

Email: cynthia.portalatin@famu.edu or cynthia.portalatin@osec.usda.gov


FAMU: http://www.famu.edu/

USDA: http://www.usda.gov

How to apply for USDA internships: http://www.da.usda.gov/employ/intern.htm

USDA Career Intern Program: http://www.da.usda.gov/employ/CareerInternPositions.htm


Federal Student Educational Employment Opportunities for College Students