Student Trainee positions are available with the Natural Resource Conservation Service Pathways Internship program. Internships cover topics such as soil science, engineering, agronomy, or conservation. Openings are available in multiple locations.
Job and Internship Postings
Handsome Brook Farms is a pasture-raised egg provider looking for a self-motivated individual to join their team and service 15-20 farms primarily in Eastern Kentucky (with the possibility of some in Western Virginia and North Carolina). The individual will function as the main resource to our regional producers. This position entails (but is not limited to) the following primary and secondary functions:
Apply by February 3
The Harvard Forest Summer Research Program in Ecology is an opportunity for students to participate in 11 weeks of mentored, paid, independent research focusing on the effects of natural and human disturbances on forest ecosystems, including global climate change, hurricanes, forest harvest, wildlife dynamics, and species diversity. Researchers come from a variety of disciplines.
Summer Internship Deadline: February 1
Fall Internship Deadline: June 15
The Smithsonian Gardens provides an exceptionally well-rounded array of experiences in its intern program thanks to the wide diversity of services it offers to the Smithsonian, the world's largest museum complex. Interns will learn skills in a broad range of horticultural endeavors from SI's expert professional staff and can provide a strong practical background to emerging professionals hoping to enter the public gardening world.
Apply by February 27 for Summer positions,
by May 22 for Fall positions
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), head- quartered in Arlington, Virginia, is seeking highly motivated students interested about the legislation and regulations that impact American agriculture.
The University of Kentucky's Sports Turf Manager is seeking a part-time student worker to assist with athletic field maintence including push moving, weed eating, weeding flower beds, standing for long periods of time, and working in adverse weather conditions (rain, heat, snow). Applicants must be able to work weekends.
The position pays $8.25 per hour and may continue in to the summer and fall seasons.
Those interested should contact one of the following via email or text for more information:
Deadline to apply: December 31st, 2016
The University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service is looking for rising collegiate juniors, seniors, or recently graduating seniors with a strong passion for community development for their Cooperative Extension internshp program.
Apply by January 31, 2017
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Washington (DDCSP @ UW) is now accepting applications for 2017-2018. Freshmen or sophomores with a passion for conservation and environmental justice should apply.
DDCSP @ UW is a paid, multi-summer, undergraduate experiential learning program that explores conservation across climate, water, food and ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest.
Deadline to apply: January 25th, 2017
NSF funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its REU Sites program. An REU Site consists of a group of ten or so undergraduates who work in the research programs of the host institution. Each student is associated with a specific research project, where he/she works closely with the faculty and other researchers.
Deadline to apply: Febuary 1st, 2017
Amgen-UROP Scholars Program invites undergraduates to participate in faculty-mentored summer research at MIT in the science and biotechnology areas. Students admitted to this program will have opportunities to conduct research, analyze data, present research results, network with other undergraduates with similar research interests, and develop working relationships with MIT faculty mentors and other research staff.
Deadline to Apply: March 1st, 2017 (Priority deadline: Febraury 1st)
The Nebraska Summer Research Program is a consortium of NSF funded Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and other summer research opportunities programs (SROP).
Deadline to apply: March 1st, 2017
Summer programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) provide an opportunity to spend a summer working at the NIH side-by-side with some of the leading scientists in the world, in an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.
Deadline to apply: February 1st, 2017
Internships at Alltech’s Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition offer students the opportunity to work in a professional research setting and utilize state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Each intern is assigned to a research project in conjunction with a supervising scientist or team member.
Deadline to apply: January 31st, 2017
Students will learn how researchers of varying disciplines at all four sites collaborate to solve biofuel and biorefining challenges. This program provides the students a rich and diverse ten week experience within the beautiful backdrop of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Performance Equine Vets in Aiken, South Carolina is seeking a Reproduction Technician.
This position requires a dedicated individual willing to take the initiative and work independently in a fast paced environment. The technician will gain valuable reproduction experience as well as the opportunity to hone ultrasound and palpation skills. This position will educate the technician in the techniques that keep Performance Equine Vets on the cutting edge of the equine reproductive field.
FUNCTION: Assists in the facilitation of all activities programs and events through cooperation with the Activities and Events Director, Activities Council and Committee members. Encourages and assists volunteers in meeting deadlines and obligations; provides support for and assistance to the VP of Activities and other volunteers. Works with IT consultants to support, maintain, and evaluate computer networking needs. Advises on technology needs of the National Office and organization.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
THe Beaufort Bonnet Company is seeking an Assistant Creative Director.
The Assistant Creative Director will work closely with The Creative Director in all daily duties including but not limited to:
Graphic design for: email blasts, marketing campaigns, advertisements, website, social media etc. Also will work closely with professional printer on marketing and sales materials.
Must have experience with Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator.