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Agricultural Science Research Technician

USDA Forage & Range Research Lab

Open & Closing dates:
01/03/2020 to 01/16/2020

See link for details

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555663100

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Agriculture Exports

Wesco International, Inc. is looking for a full time Hay Buyer. Wesco is an established hay export company located in Ellensburg, Washington. Wesco has 65 employees engaged in the purchasing, processing, sales, and exporting of hay to Asia and the Middle East.

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Yellowstone Club Internships

Educational Requirements
Must be currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college turfgrass management program

Experience Requirements
Individual must have previous experience working on a golf course.

Special Requirements
We are looking for dedicated individuals eager to learn and improve their skills in golf course management. Individuals should have a positive attitude in pursuing the golf course management profession. Applicants should be enthusiastic, professional, be able to problem solve and be able to cooperate with peers.

Job Benefits
Housing is provided along with meals, uniforms and golfing privileges. Overtime hours will also be available.

Date Job is Available
May 1, 2020

Salary
$17.00 - $18 per hour/ Overtime/Housing

Job Application Instructions
Please send resume' to Derek Christensen at derek.christensen@yellowstoneclub.com


Pyrah's Pioneer Peak Farm flyer

Pyrah's Pioneer Peak Farm-Summer Internship

Janet and Joe Dinwiddie (USU Alumni) of Pyrah's Pioneer Peak farm are looking for 8 interns for the summer. Depending on the number of applicants they receive, it will be a competitive process. 

Students will work 12 weeks, full time in Palmer, It can be paid (approx. $10 an hour) or credit only or a combination of both. There is housing available at approx. $100-$150 per month. They will also assist with travel to/from Alaska. Experience is customizable to the students' interest area (i.e. if  a student wants to run a research project, manage a crop, organize and lead educational opportunities for teacher professional development, work with 4-H and agritourism, farm to table, etc.) 

 The history of the farm is quite interesting and it's grown into Alaska's largest You Pick It operation. See more here: http://pppfarm.net/


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General John Deere Intern Page

https://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/jobs-for-students/internships-and-part-time-students/ (Links to an external site.)

ASTE specific application (Marketing and Product Support)

https://jobs.deere.com/job/Moline-MarketingProduct-Support-Summer-Intern-2020a-IL-61265/582691700/ (Links to an external site.)

Post Grad Job opportunities:

“Ag & Turf Marketing & Customer Support Development Program”

https://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/jobs-for-students/new-graduates/ (Links to an external site.)

 ** Internships with John Deere help to secure a spot in the Development Program**

**It is nearly impossible to get on with Deere Company any other way**

I would Recommend applying as soon as possible, they look at any applications, but machinery and farming experience is definitely a plus.

If anyone has further questions, I am willing to talk about it, and my experience I had with a great company.

Reach out to me in email: jordangnnll52@gmail.com

The links provide more information on what the internships include and involve.


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Internship Opportunity on family farm in Jamaica, West Indies

We would love to work with students who are interested in learning the skill of either sustainable beekeeping or essential oil distillation. 

We need students with ideas and information that make our farm's projects stronger.

Information about our Essential Oil Distillation Internship (Links to an external site.) and Jamaica Sustainable Beekeeping Internship (Links to an external site.) and Tropical Organic Farming Experience (Links to an external site.) can be found on our website, along with the internship  application (Links to an external site.).

Many of our interns keep blogs during their stay with us.  This page (Links to an external site.) on our website has a collection of links to the blogs of past interns, where you can get a sense of what they experience on our farm.

Thank you for helping to get these opportunities out to your students. If you have any questions or would like more information, I am happy to be contacted by email, or by phone at (876) 343-1121.

All the best,

Agape Adams

Please visit us at our farm website (Links to an external site.) and at our Facebook  (Links to an external site.)page!


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Scotts Miracle-Gro

We’re looking for a Biology Intern who will join our Lawns R&D in Marysville, OH!

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of
Columbus, OH. Not familiar with Columbus? Visit columbusregion.com/columbus-2020/

Our internship program is designed to cultivate the professional growth of students through a dynamic
work environment. Over the course of 12 weeks you will work on meaningful projects and have
opportunities to learn from industry leaders. We are committed to your development but will also rely on
you to bring new knowledge, new ideas and innovation into our organization.

What you’ll do in this role:
● Assist in the preparation and execution of field, greenhouse and laboratory experiments in
support of new product development
● Conduct and/or support experiments focused on turfgrass biology and fertility, input use
efficiency, weed ecology, and herbicide/fertilizer interactions as related to the management of
weeds in residential turfgrass.

What you’ll need to be successful:
● Be enrolled in an accredited college or university studying Turf Science/Management,
Horticulture, Agronomy, or a related biological science. Those with an interest in pursuing a
graduate degree or recently completed a graduate degree are preferred.
● Ability to operate motorized lawn and garden equipment (mowers, utility carts, etc.)
● Possess strong analytical and leadership skills.
● Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication.
● Prioritize collaboration and problem solving.
● Manage multiple tasks and is detailed-oriented.


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GroundWork Renewables Internship

Here is an internship some of you may be interested in. My husband works for Groundwork Renewables and would love to get a USU intern on their team. It is partially telecommuting and partially maintaining solar panels/equipment at their site in Providence.

They are looking to hire someone ASAP.

GroundWork Renewables, Inc. provides meteorological (“MET”) systems and services for solar plant performance prediction and monitoring. Our industry-leading MET and diagnostic products meet project, PPA and owner requirements to ensure profitable solar projects. https://grndwork.com/ (Links to an external site.)

GroundWork Renewables is looking for a motivated, paid intern to undertake the role of managing a solar research and development station in Providence, UT. If you are interested in a career related to the environment, solar energy, being on a dynamic team, this is the internship for you! Based on the quality of the internship, there is an opportunity to be hired on full time.

Apply via AGGIE Handshake. https://usu.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3079043 (Links to an external site.)

Facts about Inverness Club

Golf Course Turf Team Position-Apply Now!

Intern/Turf Graduate Mission:  
Working with four-time major host and experienced leader, John Zimmers, Inverness is seeking highly motivated and determined interns and turf graduates.  Amidst course preparations for the 2021 Solheim Cup all interns and graduates will be exposed to all facets of golf course maintenance on a day to day basis.  Interns are expected to have a positive attitude, be prompt and on time in a professional manner and most importantly eager to learn.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all mowing tasks on the golf course (Greens, Approaches, Tees, Rough and Fairways)
  • Rolling
  • All aspects of bunker maintenance
  • Participate in daily course preparation (selecting hole locations and moving tee markers).
  • All types of Aerification and cultural practices.
  • Chemical and fertility applications and calibration
  • Irrigation and drainage installation, troubleshooting and repair
  • All forms of watering on various playing surfaces
  • Efficiently leading groups in various tasks

Application Instructions:
    Send cover letter and resume to Ryan Kaczor at Rkaczor@Invernessclub.com



Columbia Edgewater Country Club

Turf Internship-Summer 2020

Columbia Edgewater Country Club is seeking a qualified candidate for a turf internship.  

Email: jim.myers@cecc.com

Must be enrolled in a turf management program.

Click below to read the internship outline.



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Plant Health Summer Internships-Dept. of Plant Pathology at Kansas State---Deadline to Apply is February 7, 2020

We are excited to start our second year of summer internships in plant health in the Department of Plant Pathology at K-State, Manhattan, KS. Our Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduate (REEU) Program is funded by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. To learn more and see students' work from summer 2019, please visit our website at: 

 

https://www.plantpath.k-state.edu/undergraduate/reeu/index.html

 

For summer 2020, we have 20 projects listed on the website, that cover subject matters such as plant pathology, entomology, agronomy, genetics, and horticulture. The application deadline is February 7th, 2020.

 

Selected candidates will also receive a stipend. Please see the attached flyer and our website (mentioned above) for details on stipend and application process. If you have any question about the program, please contact the REEU coordinator at luckymehra@ksu.edu or program director, Dr. Megan Kennelly, at kennelly@ksu.edu.