Internship Opportunities

Agronomy Internship Opportunities

HACU National Internship Program

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

Visit HACU.

Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship

  • Application Deadline:
  • Department Contact Person: Dr. Rolston St. Hilaire
  • E-mail:

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 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:

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:

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

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.

Barenbrug Paid Internship Program

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


Incomplete applications will be disregarded.

Successful applicants will be contacted via phone.

Salary Range

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

Century Country Club Internship 2021

HORT 391

  • Application Deadline: Flexible

  • Department Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss

  • E-mail:

Inverness Club Internship

Oakmont Country Club

Internship program

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

Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club Internship 2020

Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club Internship

The Reserve Moonlight Basin Internship

Sandia Golf Club Internship

Seasonal Internship by Sandia Golf Club, Albuquerque, New Mexico,

A Golf Course Management Intern will work closely with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent in all aspects of golf course management.

  • Course Setup
  • Irrigation Repair
  • Water management which focuses on hand watering green surfaces and surrounds(POGO)
  • Fertilizer and Plant protectant applications
  • Proper calibration of sprayers and fertilization equipment
  • Crew management
  • Equipment Operation
  • Tournament Preparation
  • Small golf course improvement projects

The internship is geared to your abilities and what you specifically would like to learn and gain experience at Sandia Golf Club. There is an opportunity to grow with OB Sports/Troon in the future. I will be attending the GIS in Orlando if you would like to interview at that time.

Experience Requirements

It is preferred that Interns have at least one year of practical work experience working on a golf course. Interns should have a basic knowledge of golf course management and turfgrass management as a whole.

Special Requirements

We are looking for a motivated individual that possesses a strong work ethic, positive attitude, willingness to learn, and the desire to grow in the turf industry.

Sandia Golf Club is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience maintaining a public course in a busy, high volume atmosphere. Voted the best golf course in Albuquerque that will host the 2020 New Mexico Open. Come enjoy all the beauty, weather, cultural aspects and recreation this region offers. Check us out on or

Job Benefits

Uniforms, Golfing Privileges. Working a beautiful location, great weather and good team of experienced green keepers.

Date Job is Available

March 1, 2020


$12.00 per hour

Job Application Instructions

Please send a resume to Bryan Taylor.

Saucon Valley Country Club Internship 2020

Shoreacres Golf Club Intern

2020 Scotts Miracle Gro Internship

2020 Washington Nationals Internship

2020 Prairie Dunes Internship

2020 Helena Internship

Genetics and Biotechnology Internships

Coming Soon!

2021 Internships

American Conservation Experience (2021)

ACE’s Emerging Professionals in Conservation (EPIC) program is based out of Salt Lake City, UT and operates nationwide. Regional and remote staff assist in member support as participants work with agency mentors on specialized projects across the country.

Archbold Internship Program (2021)

Archbold's Post-Baccalaureate Internship program is one of only a few programs in the United States that allows recent graduates to gain research experience before they commit to a graduate program.

U.S. Department of the Interior - Bureau of Land Management Internships (2021)

Do you enjoy nature? Are you passionate about protecting, managing and conserving our public lands? Would you like to explore a career field related to what we do? If so, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) offers the Pathways Internship Program for students just like you. It’s a great place to start your career and see what BLM has to offer.

Prairie Dunes Country Club Summer Internship (2021)

Pikewood National Golf Club Internship (2021)

Quivira Coalition Internship (2021)

Quivira Coalition occasionally hosts interns, often for summer projects and occasionally for longer-term projects. The projects are intended to increase the intern’s intellectual and experiential capacity around regenerative agriculture, soil health, land management, and conservation. In order to participate in an internship with the Quivira Coalition, the individual must be enrolled in either an academic program or a non-profit experiential education program.

The Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarships and Walter J. Travis-Rudy Zocchi Memorial Scholarship (2021)