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Extension is a calling, not a job

We are South Carolina's trusted source for unbiased, research-based information. Whether you are interested in agriculture, natural resources, nutrition, youth development, environmental conservation, or another field, Clemson Extension has a position for you.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • 4-H Youth Development
  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agronomic Crops
  • Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP)
  • Food Systems and Safety
  • Forestry and Wildlife
  • Horticulture
  • Livestock and Forages
  • Rural Health and Nutrition
  • Water Resources

Putting Knowledge to Work

If you enjoy teaching and sharing knowledge, Cooperative Extension allows you to work with diverse audiences, from farmers and gardeners to youth and families. You can develop and deliver educational programs that empower people with valuable skills and information.

Work that Makes a Difference

Cooperative Extension programs address specific needs of local communities. Working for Extension allows you to make a tangible and positive impact on the lives of individuals and families in your region.

You can help improve agricultural practices, promote healthy lifestyles, provide financial education, and more, all of which contribute to the well-being of your community.

If you have a passion for helping others and contributing to the betterment of your community, working for Cooperative Extension will be deeply fulfilling. You will see the direct impact of your efforts on the individuals and communities you serve.

Keep Growing

Continue to learn and grow in your career while staying up-to-date with the latest developments in your field. Take advantage of professional development opportunities:

  • Training
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Continuing education with tuition assistance

Join the Clemson Family

Once you become a part of Clemson, whether as a student, graduate, employee, or fan, you are considered part of a larger family, the Clemson Family. We share a deep commitment to the university, our stakeholders and each other. We strive for excellence in all that we do. We celebrate each other's victories — in the classroom, on the field, in the field and in the lab.

Cooperative Extension brings the Clemson Family together in all 46 counties of South Carolina and at six Research and Education Centers across the state. We hope you'll join us.

Search Openings

Faith Isreal

“Working for Clemson Cooperative Extension System offers a unique opportunity to make a positive impact on your community by providing valuable resources and education to individuals, families, and partnering organizations. As an Extension employee, you will have the chance to work with diverse groups of people, develop new skills, and gain experience in a variety of areas. If you are driven to improve the lives of others and to make a difference in where you are, then working for the Clemson Cooperative Extension System may be the perfect fit for you.”

Faith Isreal
Food Systems and Safety Agent
Clemson Cooperative Extension
Will Culler

“We're not just educators; we're advocates for positive change in our communities.”

Will Culler
Director, South Carolina Ag + Art Tour
Clemson Cooperative Extension
Patricia Whitener

“The sense of purpose and contribution that I find through my Extension work is what really inspires me to share this career track with students who are looking for ways to be of service. Educating, Connecting, and Collaborating with the community and groups all over South Carolina is so fulfilling. I also love the variety of ways we can build those relationships.No two days have ever looked the same for me in Extension!”

Patricia Whitener
4-H Natural Resource Programs
Clemson Cooperative Extension
Terasa Lott

“Education empowers individuals to improve their lives. It is incredibly rewarding to be a part of a transformative process that helps people access practical, research-based information and apply it in ways that are meaningful to them.”

Terasa Lott
Midlands District Director
Clemson Cooperative Extension
Cooperative Extension
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