Summer Internship – 2024

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Explore the development of new nursery, bioenergy and specialty crops!

Spend the summer assisting faculty and staff at the MCIL with a broad range of projects including plant breeding and improvement, propagation, and container and field production. We are looking for motivated individuals who have passion and enthusiasm for plants, horticulture, and scientific research. Applicants must be enrolled in a 4-year, undergraduate plant science program or be a recent graduate.

Specific duties include transplanting, pollinations, seed and cutting propagation, tissue culture, cytology, plot maintenance, data collection, etc. Interns can also participate in independent research projects, field trips, and relevant conferences.

The position is located at Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center in Mills River, NC. $15-17/hr. depending on experience. On-site housing is possible.
If you would like to apply, please submit a resume, list of courses and grades, list of references, and a short letter stating your background, interests and career goals at: NC State Jobs Site #: 11ASO3144.

Application deadline: January 31, 2024 or until a suitable candidates are found.