Agricultural and Food Systems Internships

  • Precision Solutions Summer Internship – Oxbo International – Lynden or Pasco, WA
    Department:  Marketing Job Status:  Full Time – Internship FLSA Status:  Non Exempt Reports To: Market Manager/Product Manager Location: Clear Lake, WI or Lynden, WA  Travel Required:  Up to 50%                                  Description Oxbo is a leader in providing harvesting solutions to niche agricultural markets.  The company currently has an internship opportunity for a Precision Solutions Intern who will work on strategic projects for the organization.  The position will allow for a candidate to lead and participate on projects that will directly impact products ... » More ...
  • Big Island Farms Internship Program
      Aloha to all pursuers of knowledge, experiences and passion: Big Island Farms, Big island Table Experience (BITE), and World Sacred Gardens would like to invite you to join our upcoming Hawaii internship programs, here on our organic permaculture farm. We are currently accepting applicants for our Fall 2017 / Spring 2018 Internships and beyond! Big Island Farms is located on the tropical Hamakua coast of Hawaii’s Big Island, five miles from the breathtaking Waipio Valley and historic Honokaa Town. The quaint but thriving local community is interconnected with 10 of the world’s 13 available microclimates ranging from ... » More ...
  • Intern to Grower Services Manager – Sakuma Bros. Processing, Inc. – Burlington, WA
    Certified strawberry and caneberry plant nursery, small fruit production, processing, fresh market, and wholesale/retail sales. Sakuma Brothers is a family business spanning four generations with over 85 years experience in the small fruit industry. We can provide a total package to you – something that no other company in the small fruit industry can match. This is a paid, seasonal, full-time position which we feel would be of interest to students who are majoring in agriculture and its related fields. SUMMARY: Provides support to ... » More ...
  • Dairy Co-op and Economics Intern – Darigold – Seattle, WA
    Darigold is the fifth largest dairy cooperative in the United States based on milk volume, and one of the largest privately held organizations headquartered in the state of Washington.  Since 1918, our producers have taken pride in producing dairy products with unsurpassed quality. Today we are one of the nation’s largest agricultural cooperatives, producing over seven billion pounds of milk every year. Through innovative technology and our efficient, flexible production capabilities, we deliver value-added products and customer-driven solutions. Darigold is now known throughout ... » More ...
  • Agronomy Hops Summer Internship – John I Haas Inc. – Toppenish Wa
    Agronomy Intern Intern with John I Haas Inc., a leading hop research, and production company!  This position will spend the majority of its time field roughing, plant breeding, and greenhouse work. A valid driver’s license is required as the position may involve some tractor, vehicle or ATV operation. Must be able to work forty hours per week, with flexible start and end times, as well as occasional weekend work. The internship begins immediately after spring quarter/semester and concludes when fall quarter/semester begins. Required: Must be agriculture major in Crop Science, Horticulture, or similar. Able ... » More ...
  • PEAS Farm Internship – University of Montana
    Growing Healthy Food for College Credit 2-6 credits Offered every semester Instructor: Josh Slotnick Students will get their hands dirty in every facet of the University of Montana’s 10 acre PEAS farm, sowing seeds, transplanting, irrigating, and harvesting for our 100-member CSA.  We also custom grow tens-of-thousands of pounds of produce for the Missoula Food Bank, the WIC program, and a mobile market for seniors. As a PEAS student you will learn about  propagation in the greenhouse, season extension, transplanting, direct seeding, farm planning, use of cover crops, harvest and post-harvest care of a diversity of vegetable crops, drip- and overhead-irrigation, tractor implements, hand and ... » More ...
  • Cockrell Cider Farm Intern – Puyallup, WA
    Cockrell Cider Farm located in Puyallup, WA. The farm consists of 7.5 acres. The intern position is responsible for helping maintaining apple trees and other fruit plants used in the production of Cockrell Cider. JOB DESCRIPTION: • Plant, prune, stake, transplant, irrigate, and perform other duties required to produce and grow apple trees, blackberries and raspberries. • Manage, train and grow young fruit trees in the orchard. Assist in bud-grafting and other forms of propagation needed to reproduce and ... » More ...
  • Mezza Luna Farms Internship Program – Carnation, WA
    Mezza Luna Farms was founded in 2012 by the husband and wife team of Ian “Farmer” Fels and Victoria Roos. We are kicking-off our fifth season, gearing up to grow and provide organic produce directly to our CSA members, and to local food hubs. We are strong supporters of sustainable agricultural practices and we believe people should be well traveled, not their food. Skills Desired: We are looking for people who have an enthusiasm about farming, a desire to learn about farming, local food, comfort with working independently, and willingness to work hard outside in all weather for long hours at repetitive tasks.  Prior farming ... » More ...
  • Communications Internship – Regional Theatre Of the Palouse
    All RTOP internships share the same basic expectations. At a minimum, applicants must: Possess the knowledge and skills required to work successfully in a specific department of the theater. Be socially mature and self-confident. Be able to take direction and criticism well. Be able to digest new information quickly and apply it productively. Be consistent and dependable in their work habits. Have good communication skills. Enjoy multi-tasking and creative problem-solving. Work comfortably and effectively in a highly collaborative environment. A basic knowledge of computing is essential; RTOP uses a wide assortment of computer equipment and software. Communications Activities: Develop creative concepts and marketing strategies to promote ... » More ...
  • Operations Support Intern (AgriBusiness – Washington) J.R. Simplot Company
            Simplot Grower Solutions (SGS) Overview: The SGS mission is simple: ‘Delivering Solutions to Growers’. With over 100 retail locations and a full line of crop inputs, Simplot Grower Solutions is your one-stop resource for agricultural supplies and precision agronomy services. This Simplot Grower Solutions’ position provides customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, specialty, technology and other agronomic products and consultative services. Summary: This Simplot Grower Solutions’ position provides customer service to growers through the sale of crop nutrition, crop protection, seed, ... » More ...
  • Viticulture Internship – Winemakers LLC
    Winemakers LLC currently has openings for a Viticulture Internship position for the 2017 Growing Season. The Viticulture Intern will work directly with the viticulture department at Winemakers LLC, participating in all aspects of high-quality wine grape production. This position will likely run May through mid-October, but there is some flexibility in terms of the start and end date depending upon the needs of qualified candidate. In general, this will be a Mon-Fri position, 40 hours per week; however, there is the potential for hours to fluctuate slightly due to weather and timing of cultural practices. Typical growing season tasks: Spur/bud counts Cluster counts and weights ... » More ...
  • Farm Internship – Treebird Organics Farm and Ranch – Trout Lake Washington
            Farm Internship Opening – Job Description Our Mission:  We serve our local community with high quality, sustainably raised food, year round. Treebird Organics is seeking a motivated person to assist with general farm tasks.  Duties will be helping with daily chores for pigs, cattle, broilers, and layers, which can include; animal health and well being checks, feeding, cleaning animal housing, egg collecting, egg packing, moving irrigation, moving electric fences, weeding, weed whacking, mowing, as well as packing CSA shares, customer service, ... » More ...
  • Agronomist Internships – S.S. Steiner, Inc./Golden Gate Hop Ranches – Yakima, WA
          Company Name:  S.S. Steiner, Inc./Golden Gate Hop Ranches Location:  Yakima, WA Job Type:  Internship – Two available Time Length:  6 months/3 months Compensation:  $15.00 per hour Housing:  Provided To Apply:  Send resume’ and cover letter to lclough@hopsteiner.com Closing:  When Filled https://hopsteiner.com/ Golden Gate Hop Ranches agronomist provides leadership and expertise in designing agronomic programs for each hop farming location. As a new employee, you will work with an independent agronomist and farm managers for a period of time to ... » More ...
  • Viticulture Technician Internship 2017 – Wyckoff Farms, Inc.
    SUMMER VITICULTURE INTERNS NEEDED Grandview, WA The Viticulture Technician is an important contributing member of the Viticulture team. The position is with a large vineyard operation in Grandview, Washington. We are seeking individuals who are enrolled in, or recently completed a Viticulture degree program and are looking for opportunities to gain more experience in the industry. The Viticulture Tech will be working closely with the Viticulturist and Assistant viticulturist throughout the growing season. Duties include but are not limited to: Assist in miscellaneous special projects Using handheld technology to collect observations and field data Monitoring vineyards in many AVA’s for pest, disease, and other cultural ... » More ...
  • 2 farm workers – Farragut Farm in Petersburg, Alaska
    Come to Alaska and learn how to farm on a successful small-scale mixed vegetable farm! Farragut Farm is looking for 2 farm workers for the 2017 growing season.  The farm is located in beautiful Southeast Alaska, near Petersburg, and owned & operated by Bo Varsano and Marja Smets.  We have been in operation for 7 years, and grow over 40 varieties of vegetables on a little under an acre of land. We sell our produce at a farmer’s market, as well as to local schools, restaurants, and grocery stores. We nourish our soil with all local amendments including compost, seaweed and fishmeal. We do not ... » More ...
  • Regional Farm Internship Programs on the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas,
                    Regional Farm Internship Programs on the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas, WA State Jefferson County FIELD Intern Program Kitsap County Intern Program Clallam County Intern Program The FIELD Intern Programs are educational programs that provide a multidisciplinary study into sustainable agriculture. These programs combine formal instruction with a field-based internship on a host farm. Please see the list of host farms below. Educational Program Each intern is paired with a host farm mentor who provides the intern with ... » More ...
  • National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Internship – Arlington, Virginia,
              Stephen Haterius Student Agriculture Leadership Program The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is seeking highly motivated students interested about the legislation and regulations that impact American agriculture. What is NASDA? NASDA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit association which represents the elected and appointed commissioners, secretaries, and directors of the departments of agriculture in all fifty states and four U.S. territories. About the Internship Applicants should be classified as a sophomore or greater by their academic institution ... » More ...
  • Vineyard Operations Intern – STE Michelle Wine Estates
      As a Vineyard Operations Intern you will enhance your knowledge and skills by interacting with Vineyard Operations and Viticulture personnel.  You will gain vineyard operational understanding and preparation for the harvesting of grapes. You will have the option of earning credit while you work and develop networking contacts that will help you reach your professional goals while earning competitive pay and housing benefits. Purpose: To provide learning opportunities and practical training through hands-on participation related to viticulture, which promote professional development with a commitment to pursue excellence. Duration of ... » More ...
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  • Field Production- Seeded Vegetables Internship – Syngenta – Pasco, WA
    Syngenta is one of the world’s leading companies with 28,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to one purpose: bringing plant potential to life. We contribute to addressing some of the planet’s most critical issues such as the rising demand for food from a growing population. Working for Syngenta offers you the opportunity to play a part in addressing one of the most urgent challenges facing global agriculture today where we need to feed 200,000 more people every day. Come be part of our good growth plan: one planet, six commitments: Make crops more efficient, ... » More ...
  • Organic Grain Farming Apprenticeships – Vilicus Farms – Havre, Montana
            Applications Being Accepted for 2017 Season Organic Grain Farming Apprenticeships New Agrarian Immersion Experience: Intensive immersion into day-to-day organic farming operations, Vilicus Farm’s growing system, conservation practices and ecosystem. This 8 month apprenticeship is offered in partnership through Quivira Coalition’s New Agrarian Program. Registered Apprenticeship in Organic Farming: Structured 2-year paid occupational training in dryland organic farming operations. 4000 hours of on-the-job training and 288 hours of related instruction. Graduates will have an opportunity to become high skilled and valued farm team members at Vilicus Farms or another organic enterprise. This ... » More ...
  • Study the population structure and Resistance to Fungicides in the Blue mold fungus on pome Fruit
    WTFRC Internship  PI: Achour Amiri, Plant Pathology, WSU-Tree fruit Research and Extension Center, Wenatchee, WA. Internship Title:  Study the population structure and Resistance to Fungicides in the Blue mold fungus on pome Fruit Position Description: Blue mold, caused by Penicillium species, is a major pathogen of apples and pears. Although blue mold is thought to be caused by Penicillium expansum, other Penicillium species have been reported to cause the disease as well. The fungus is an airborne pathogen that survives on bins used to harvest the fruit and in storage rooms.  To control blue mold, three different fungicides are currently labeled and applied at harvest. ... » More ...
  • National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Internship – Deadline 05/20
            What is NASDA? The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is a nonpartisan, nonprofit association which represents the elected and appointed commissioners, secretaries, and directors of the departments of agriculture in all fifty states and four U.S. territories. Our Mission Statement NASDA grows and enhances agriculture by forging partnerships and creating consensus to achieve sound policy outcomes between state departments of agriculture, the federal government, and stakeholders. About the Internship Students that are interested in learning about ... » More ...
  • Palouse Conservation District – Internship Opportunities
    Interns will work cooperatively with the Natural Resource Coordinator and the District Manager to implement conservation practices and deliver outreach throughout the Palouse Conservation District. Interns will work on District programs including: native plant establishment, watershed planning, conservation planning, wildlife habitat, water quality monitoring, soil health, livestock management, conservation tillage, education and outreach. Interns will be collaborate with staff to plan and implement restoration projects, perform maintenance and monitoring of projects, recruit and supervise volunteers, provide overall project support, and to ... » More ...
  • Research and Development Summer Internship – Dow AgroSciences
        A Research and Development internship offers you a head start on your career, exposure to a real industry experience and the opportunity to work on business-vital research projects. We are invested in our interns’ success. We have developed one of the best intern training programs in the industry, designed to prepare you not just for your internship but also for the rest of your career. Well-positioned for future growth: You’re working on your education. Now it’s time to work on your career. An internship with Dow AgroSciences lets you learn from researchers ... » More ...
  • Hydroponics, Vermiculture, and Composting Intern – Community Action Center – Pullman, WA
                        Hydroponics, Vermiculture, and Composting Intern (Unpaid Intern) Definition: Under the direction of the Food Bank and Gardens Coordinator, the Intern assists with in the production and distribution of produce from the Food Bank’s hydroponic system and develops an implementation procedure for on-site vermiculture and improved compost maintenance. Focus of Internship will be adapted from job description below based on intern’s interests and skill sets. JOB DESCRIPTION Hydroponic Crop Production and Distribution Assist with start production and ... » More ...
  • Washington State Tree Fruit Internship Program
        Why Internships? Provide students with a strong technical background and immersion-based opportunities. Allow students to explore career paths with the tree fruit industry. Increase self-confidence in the workplace while developing an expanded network of associates and professionals for job references. CAHNRS Faculty Lead Internships Build experience while applying academic concepts and principles. Enhance your research background with faculty here in Pullman and at our Research and Extension Centers around the ... » More ...
  • The Pathways Programs – Federal Internships & Recent Graduates Program
    Under President Obama’s leadership, the Federal Government has taken steps to help students and recent graduates join the Federal service. New opportunities will appear on USAJOBS as agencies post them. We encourage you to visit this site periodically, or set up a saved search. Find an Internships Find a Recent Graduate Jobs The Pathways Programs offer clear paths to Federal internships for students from high school through post-graduate school and to careers for recent graduates, and provide meaningful training and career development opportunities for individuals ... » More ...
  • Walt Disney World College Program – Orlando, FL
    An internship unlike any other in the world. Imagine an internship opportunity that only happens once-in-a-lifetime. Where classroom studies are applied to practical experiences. Where participants have a special opportunity to contribute to a global company, learning and working with the best in the business. With internships available in a wide range of majors and durations, the possibilities are endless. Internships are paid and may include housing and/or relocation assistance. Eligibility and qualifications vary by position. While ... » More ...
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