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Internships

Posted September 2022

USDA National Statistics Service student trainee: These positions are located within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Mountain RFO in Lakewood, CO, Northeast RFO in Harrisburg, PA, and Northern Plains RFO in Lincoln, NE.

In these positions, you will be responsible for the preparation and maintenance of statistical records and various statistical documents. {Details}

Posted September 2022

Merck Animal Health 2023 summer internships are OPEN! Check out these great U.S. and global opportunities here.

Search “MAH2023” for US-specific opportunities. For students interested in business, sales, communications, agribusiness, development, policy, technology, marketing, agriculture, or animal health.

 Posted September 2022

Corteva Agriscience is seeking individuals to work at our New Holland, PA location during the summer of 2023. This experience provides individuals with broad-based exposure to the day-to-day activities of a field research and corn breeding station. {Details

Posted September 2022

Part-Time Job at Kentland Farm: The soybean genetics lab is looking for part-time help for harvest this fall. It will be at Kentland Farm and having your own transportation is a must. The bulk harvest of plants in the field will start around the end of September/beginning of October. The pay is $11/hr and we harvest on weekday afternoons and weekends if necessary. You do not have to be available every weekday afternoon. Please email Elizabeth Clevinger (ecleving@vt.edu) your availability if interested and if you have any questions.

Student Agriculture Leadership Internship program: 2023 NASDA Internship Flyer- Policy.pdf - Google Drive

Employment

Posted September 2022

Animal Waste Conservation Planner:  The Shenandoah Valley Soil & Water Conservation District (SVSWCD) has an opening for a full-time Animal Waste Conservation Planner.  The Conservation Planner is responsible for performing a wide range of technical and administrative duties that pertain to the implementation of the Sustainable Chesapeake Working with Small Animal Feeding Operations Project.  The position will focus on the development of comprehensive conservation plans and providing technical assistance for land and water restoration projects on livestock operations.  In addition, duties will include assisting with the implementation of conservation plans and associated conservation practices.  This position is a grant-funded position currently funded through 6/30/2028.

Employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a federal background check.  Hiring range: $40,000-$55,000 commensurate with experience and abilities.  Excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement, as well as paid leave.

A detailed job description and application can be obtained at https://www.svswcd.org/jobopenings/ or at the SVSWCD office.  Submit a SVSWCD Application of Employment, resume and unofficial college transcript by 1:00 pm October 17, 2022, to 1934 Deyerle Avenue, Suite B, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 or by email to linda.sauder@svswcd.org. For more information call: (540) 534-3049.  SVSWCD is an EOE.

Posted September 2022

University of Tennessee Center for Profitable Agriculture is hiring for two positions that will work closely with the Southeast Dairy Business Innovation Initiative (SDBII). One of the positions is focused on helping to facilitate value-added agriculture (especially dairy) economics programming and technical assistance and the other is focused on value-added marketing. Both are based at the Center for Profitable Agriculture office in Columbia, TN. 

Undergraduate contact
Katie White
katiewhite@vt.edu

Graduate contact
Normand Adams 
nadams10@vt.edu

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