Internship Opportunities


HACU National Internship Program

  • Application Deadline: Several
  • Department Contact Person: Dr. Rolston St. Hilaire E-mail: rsthilai@nmsu.edu

    visit www.hacu.net

Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship

  • Application Deadline:
  • Department Contact Person: Dr. Rolston St. Hilaire E-mail: rsthilai@nmsu.edu

The Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship program, which is open to eligible university students pursuing bachelor's or master's degrees in crop-related disciplines. You may apply by submitting a 750- to 1,000-word essay on the chosen topic (more information on the essay topic can be found on www.syngenta-us.com ) to compete for a portion of $20,000 in available awards to help grow your future.

If you have any questions about the scholarship, please feel free to contact Dane McMillan at G&S Business Communications. Dane may be reached at dmcmillan@gscommunications.com or (919) 870-5718.

Horticultural Internship Opportunities


The American Floral Endowment

  • Application Deadline: Varies. Please see site for details endowment.org

  • Department Contact Person: Dr. G.A. Picchioni E-mail: gpicchio@nmsu.edu

The American Floral Endowment is offering two internship opportunities, one at a commercial greenhouse or nursery production facility (Vic and Margaret Ball Internship) and the other at a retail flower shop/wholesaler/allied trade organization (Mosmiller Internship). endowment.org


Smithsonian Gardens

  • Departmental Contact Person: Dr. Rolston St Hilaire E-mail: rsthilai@nmsu.edu

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. We accept current and recently graduated undergraduate and graduate students studying horticulture, landscape architecture, museum studies, or other related fields. Selection is based on both an evaluation of the applicant's application and available positions.Visit http://www.gardens.si.edu for more information. Application Deadline:

  • Summer Internships: February 1
  • Fall Internships: July 1
  • Winter/Spring Internships: December 1


Environmental Science Internship

ES 391

  • Application Deadline: Flexible

  • Department Contact Person: Dr. April Ulery E-mail: aulery@nmsu.edu

ES 391 is a requirement for the BS in Environmental Science. You must see your advisor before you make arrangements to participate in an internship. It is YOUR responsibility to register for ES 391 either during the summer session or a subsequent semester in order to get credit

Soil Science Internship

SOIL 391

  • Application Deadline: Flexible

  • Department Contact Person: Dr. April Ulery E-mail: aulery@nmsu.edu

SOIL 391 is not a requirement for the BS in Soil Science, however it will count towards the major. You must see your advisor before you make arrangements to participate in an internship. It is YOUR responsibility to register for SOIL 391. The requirements for the student, the academic advisor, and the internship host are enclosed in the document bellow. All have responsibilities for the successful completion of the internship.

Turfgrass Internship

HORT 391

  • Application Deadline: Flexible

  • Department Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss E-mail: ryangoss@nmsu.edu


Fox Chapel Golf Club

  • Application Deadline: TBA
  • Department Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss E-mail: ryangoss@nmsu.edu


Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club

  • Application Deadline:TBA
  • Departmental Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss, E-mail: ryangoss@nmsu.edu

Please see the attachment for more details.


The Apawamis Club

  • Departmental Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss E-mail: ryangoss@nmsu.edu

Possibility of free housing, meals, golf privileges, and potential career advancement at The Apawamis Club for any potential candidates. Please see www.turfnet.com for more Information..


Helena Chemical * Departmental Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss E-mail: ryangoss@nmsu.edu

This year Helena chemical is looking to include one candidate for the non-crop specialty markets with a focus on turf. The student that is chosen will have to relocate into the Phoenix area for the program this summer. Please see attachment for the job description.


Oakland Hills Country Club

  • Departmental Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss E-mail: ryangoss@nmsu.edu

Please see attachment for the job description.