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Internship and employment opportunities

Internships for the 2017 Ag & Food Systems Summer Practicum 11-020-490

  • Production Agriculture (Field and/or Controlled Environment) (June 5-Aug 31) (3 credits)
  • Post-harvest Crop Managemen t& Produce Marketing (August 1-Oct 31) (3 credits)
  • Combination of (a) and (b) above (June 5-October 31, 2017) (6 credits)
  • Crop production & Food Processing (June 5-August 31, 2017) (3 credits)
  • Crop production/Food Processing & Marketing (June 5-October 31, 2017) (6 credits)

Applicant must commit to taking the 3-credit Entrepreneurial Ag Colloquium, Fall 2017. If interested send email to Albert Ayeni, Leader & Coordinator, SEBS-EAP, at ayeni@aesop.rutgers.edu; or call 848-932-6289. Deadline to receive expression of interest is Monday May 1 for internships that start on Monday June 5; and Monday July 3 for internships that start on Tuesday August 1.


Integrative Agroecology and Sustainability Summer Research Fellowship Applications Due 3/10/17

Spend your summer conducting research that addresses complex challenges in global food security and environmental change. Get paid...(more)


Rutgers Gardens Internship Program

The internship opportunities at Rutgers Gardens cover a wide spectrum of experiences, from developing understanding of how a public garden serves the community, to learning various horticultural techniques, to teaching children about the environment and plant-people interactions. Our academic 14-week summer program, youth program, off-site affiliate internships, and off-season appointments are all paid positions. The Public Garden Management Program and Youth Program are each accompanied by a required 3-credit course.


Summer Research Scholars Program

Cornell University's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY offers a Summer Research Scholars Program where undergraduates can participate in exciting projects within one of four disciplines including Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Entomology, Food Science and Horticulture. Interns will work with faculty, their graduate students and post docs on research projects that can be laboratory or field-based.

The internship is for 9 weeks beginning May 31, 2017 (May 30th for travel) through July 28, 2017 (July 29th for travel), and provides a stipend of $4,500, housing, and assistance with transportation costs. read further