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Jobs and Internships

The Department of Plant Sciences actively engages internal and external partners to deliver paid internships and other opportunities to students and jobs to alumni. Many positions below are posted independent of the individual organizations. Please apply using the directions listed.

Students should read the Herbert Highlights e-mail communication regularly for job postings. Herbert College of Agriculture encourages students and alumni to join Handshake and visit the Student Professional and Career Development page.


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Search All Assistantships and Faculty and Staff Positions

UT Student Opportunities

1/22/21 | Federal Work Study Internship | UT Gardens Kitchen Garden

1/4/21 | Camp Counselor | UT Gardens

11/23/20 | Education Program Summer Internship | UT Gardens

10/29/20 | Master’s Graduate Assistantship | Controlled Environment Plant Physiology Laboratory

10/21/20 | Summer Internship | VOL Supported Agriculture CSA

10/6/20 | PhD Graduate Assistantship | Horticulture and Insect Molecular Genetics and Biology

UT Jobs

12/4/20 | Research Technician III | Center for Agricultural Synthetic Biology

12/4/20 | Post-Doctoral Research Associate | Crop Physiology and Water Stress Management

12/4/20 | Post-Doctoral Research Associate | Plant Genetic Engineering

10/29/20 | Research Associate II | Controlled Environment Plant Physiology Laboratory

10/29/20 | Research Specialist II | Variety Testing and Agroecology

Plant Sciences Industry Internships

1/19/2021 | Grandfather Golf and Country Club

12/17/20 | Walters Garden, Inc.

11/20/20 | Reynolds Lake Oconee

11/20/20 | Reynolds Lake Oconee

11/16/20 | Cleveland Browns / Pioneer Athletics 

10/7/20 | Country Club of Detroit

10/1/20 | Professional Golf Association: Frisco

9/18/20 | Baltimore Forest Country Club

9/16/20 | Hyde Park Golf and Country Club

9/4/20 | Medinah Country Club

9/1/20 | The Reserve at Moonlight Basin

Plant Sciences Industry Jobs

1/19/2021 | Assistant Grounds Superintendent | Hyde Park Golf and Country Club

1/19/2021 | Golf Course Assistant Superintendent | Kings Creek Golf Course

1/13/21 | Full-Time Year-Round Propogator Supervisor | Hale and Hines Nursery

1/12/21 | Full-Time Seasonal Employee | Nashville Sports Leagues

11/13/20 | Extension Agent I, II, or III | Environmental and Commercial Horticulture | University of Florida

10/5/20 | Golf Course Turf Team | Inverness Club

9/16/20 | Golf Course Assistant in Training | Hyde Park Golf and Country Club

9/4/20 | Golf Course Assistant in Training | Medina Country Club

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