Internship Opportunities

Agronomy Internship Opportunities

HACU National Internship Program

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


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 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 or (919) 870-5718.

Horticultural Internship Opportunities

The American Floral Endowment

  • Application Deadline: Varies. Please see site for details

  • Department Contact Person: Dr. G.A. Picchioni E-mail:

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

  • Departmental Contact Person: Dr. Rolston St Hilaire E-mail:

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 for more information. Application Deadline:

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

Filoli Garden Intern and Apprenticeship Program

  • Departmental Contact Person Kevin Lombard E-mail

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 for more information. Applications are available in Skeen Hall N127.

2019 Cargill Diversity Leadership Summit Summer internship

Internship is open to students who are pursuing a bachelor's degree from an accredited program.

Internship Deadline: Ongoing

Award Amount: Paid

Internship Type: Fulltime

Visit 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.

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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

HORT 391

  • Application Deadline: Flexible

  • Department Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss E-mail:

Fox Chapel Golf Club

  • Application Deadline: TBA
  • Department Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss E-mail:

Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club

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

Please see the attachment for more details.

The Apawamis Club

  • Departmental Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss E-mail:

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

Bull's Bridge Golf Club Management Internship Program

  • Departmental Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss E-mail:

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.

The Valley Club, Sun Valley Idaho

  • Departmental Contact Person: Dr. Ryan Goss E-mail:

The Valley Club is looking for interns for Summer 2018.

Please send cover letter and resume to

Visit for more information.

Chicago Golf Club

We are currently hiring Interns and AIT's for the 2019 season. Interns and AIT's will be involved in all aspects of golf course and grounds maintenance. Tasks will include watering, plant protectant applications, mowing of playing surfaces, and operation of all equipment on property. Additionally, each Intern/AIT will be presented the opportunity to manage the entire staff for one week, along with serving as project and task leader

Paid Internship

For more information please contact Craig Smith: Assistant Superintendent

Century Country Club

Assistant Superintendent

Educational Requirements: Recent graduate of 2 or 4 year turf management program Experience

Required: A minimum of 2 years on a golf course or 2 internships. An open mind and a willingness to learn is what is most important.

Team player; Positive attitude; Strong work ethic; Hand-watering skills a plus; Ability to communicate with the Assistants and Superintendent; a passion to succeed in the turf management business Salary: $15 an hour plus overtime rate after 40 hours Benefits: Off site housing located in Port Chester NY (approx.5 min. drive to club),health insurance, Simple IRA, golf, meals, uniform, expenses involved with attending local seminars and trade shows

Date Available: Spring/Early summer 2019

For more information please contact:

Kevin Seibel CGCS

Phone:914-384-1191 or email

Oakmont Country Club

Internship program Visit for more information.

Oakland Hill Country Club

Summer 2019 Turf Intern Program

2019 Louisville Slugger Field Internship

For more information contact

Aaron Fink, Assistant Groundskeeper

Pikewood National Golf Club

2019 Internship

Visit Pikewood National Golf Club Internship Video

Pikewood National Golf Club Intern Brochure

Merion Golf Club Turfgrass Internship

Recently restored course seeking seeking interns for Summer 2019.

Laurel Valley Golf Club Internship

Four Summer 2019 internship positions available.

Paa-ko Ridge

Professional Golf Turf Management Intern Posting

November, 2018

Paa-ko Ridge Golf Club, Sandia Park, NM is a highly acclaimed, service-oriented, 27-hole public golf course with the feel of a private club. We are looking for customer-focused, highly motivated interns for the summer semester (May-August of 2019) to learn and provide assistance in the following areas:

Managing KGB, Bent, Poa playing surfaces. Chemical applications Irrigation/Drainage installation and repair Cultural practices, i.e. topdressing, aerating, verticutting, sodding. Equipment operation and mowing practices. Course set-up. Crew management and leadership.

Benefits include: $15 hourly wage, uniforms, discounted meals and merchandise, and playing privileges.

More golf course information can be found at

Interested individuals should contact: Annelise Neal, Office Manager, Paa-ko Ridge Golf Club, 505/281-6000,

Job Posting United States Golf Association

Genetics and Biotechnology Internships