Internship Opportunities


Agronomy Internship Opportunities


HACU National Internship Program

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

Visit HACU.

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 Syngenta 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. Email Dane at dmcmillan@gscommunications.com or call at (919) 870-5718.


Horticultural Internship Opportunities


The American Floral Endowment

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).


Smithsonian Gardens

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 Smithsonian Gardens for more information.

Application Deadline:

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


Filoli Garden Intern and Apprenticeship Program

Filoli is one of the premier garden estates in the U.S. and elite members of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, located in the San Francisco Bay area. The internship and longer apprenticeship will provide students with mainly ornamental horticulture, turf, and plant propagation skills. Housing is generally obtained through work for rent arrangements with Filoli docents and volunteers. Many Filoli interns have gone on to be hired as private/public garden managers due to the prestige of the facility, which has also been featured in a number of Hollywood movies.

Visit Filoli for more information.


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.


Internships with Impact - Make a Difference

Impact is a project of leading nonprofits that runs grassroots campaigns.

We share a vision of a better future. It's a future in which we understand that a healthy economy depends on a healthy environment, not the other way around. It's one in which our markets are designed to serve consumers, not just corporations. And it's one in which our democracy belongs to all of us, not just the powerful.

Visit Impact for more information.


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


The Apawamis Club

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


Bull's Bridge Golf Club Management Internship Program

Experience Requirement

No experience needed, Basic knowledge of golf is helpful

Date Available

Flexible depending on school schedule, ideally April-September

Application Instructions

A complete application includes a professional cover letter, resume, and references in PDF format only. Please send to:

Superintendent: Stephen Hicks

Email: Hicks_bbgc@yahoo.com

Incomplete applications will be disregarded.

Successful applicants will be contacted via phone.

Salary Range

$12-13 per hour depending on housing needs and experience.


Oakmont Country Club

Internship program

See this YouTube video on Oakmont Country Club for more information.


Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club Internship


Shoreacres Golf Club Intern


2020 Scotts Miracle Gro Internship


2020 Washington Nationals Internship


Genetics and Biotechnology Internships