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.


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 Big Internships 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


Fox Chapel Golf Club

2019 Internships available.


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.


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.

For more information, please email Craig Smith: Assistant Superintendent at smigcra93@hotmail.com.


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.

Special Requirements:

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 at 914-384-1191 or email at kseibel@optonline.net.


Oakmont Country Club

Internship program

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


Oakland Hill Country Club

Summer 2019 Turf Intern Program


2019 Louisville Slugger Field Internship

For more information, email Aaron Fink, Assistant Groundskeeper at afink@batsbaseball.com.


Pikewood National Golf Club

2019 Internship

Visit Pikewood National Golf Club Internship for more information.

See the Pikewood 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.


Job Posting United States Golf Association

Please see link for more information.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2019


Peninsula Golf and Racquet Club Internship


Saucon Valley Country Club Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

2019 Internships available. Club will host the 2022 U.S. Senior Open.

For more information, please email Jason Woodring at JWoodring@sauconvalleycc.org or call at 610-332-2121.


Prairie Dunes Country Club Summer Internship Program 2019

Comments: Looking to fill multiple internship positions. Prairie Dunes is a Perry and Press Maxwell designed course; it has been consistently ranked one of the top golf courses in America.

In 2014, Golf Digest ranked Prairie Dunes Country Club in the top 25 Greatest Golf Courses in America. In recent years we have hosted the Big 12 Men's Championship, the Trans-Miss Amateur Championship, the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championship, the 2006 Men's Senior Open Championship, and the 2002 Women's U.S. Open Championship.

Date Available: April 2019


Prairie Dunes Country Club Assistant in Training

Special Requirements: We are seeking hard working and highly motivated individuals that have a positive attitude and want to gain further knowledge and experience in the golf course industry. This position will work closely with the Superintendent and Assistants. This will include all aspects of daily and short term maintenance: the operation of powered equipment related to mowing and aerification, chemical calibration/application, and water management and will contribute in daily crew scheduling and supervision.

AIT's will also be involved with other daily agronomic practices as well as golf course renovation/restoration projects. Individuals who apply can possess or have the ability to obtain a Kansas pesticide applicator license within 6 months.

Date Available: December 2019


The Refuge Golf Course, Hotel, and Conference Center

Flowood, Mississippi

Open Position for Traditional Summer 2019 or Summer/Fall 2019

Deadline: Open until filled.

Those interested in the position should email a PDF of their cover letter and resume to careers@watermarkgolf.com with the subject line "Refuge Internship 2019" to the attention of:

Bill Whatley, Sr. Agronomist

Watermark Golf Management

PO Box 1250

Magee, MS 39111


Genetics and Biotechnology Internships