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Herbicide Resistance, Summer 2022 Internship at Bayer
Applications can be submitted at Bayer Career USA (link above) using reference code: 439041

At Bayer, we recognize the quality of your research on weed science and the talented students that come from your programs. It will be greatly appreciated if you could forward this information to your qualified students.

Duration – Summer 2022

  • Partner with Weed Control Senior Scientist to conduct and coordinate greenhouse, growth chamber and laboratory experiments contributing to the characterization of herbicide resistance in key troublesome weeds;
  • Analyze, interpret, summarize and report the results;
  • Use predictive modeling to determine key practices that contribute to selection of herbicide resistance;
  • Help develop and evaluate new weed control product concepts;
  • Share findings and recommendations on a regular basis with the opportunity to present final findings and recommendations at the conclusion of the internship;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Duration – Summer 2021

Overview – Opening for a summer internship in the Birmingham area if interested in gaining some stream restoration experience over the summer. The position would mostly entail field work assisting our construction crew as we implement a few different stream restoration projects.

Undergraduate Research Internships in Plant Virology
Send CV, letter of intent with qualifications/experience to Dr. Sung-Hwan Kang

Duration – Spring 2021 – Summer and following semesters.

Overview – Intern will assist with ongoing research projects, including molecular identification and characterization of the virus and its interaction with plants, maintenance of laboratory model plants and bacterial culture.

Entomology positions available in Kesheimer Lab.

Contact Dr. Katelyn Kesheimer

Duration – Spring and Summer 2021

Overview – Full and part-time positions available to assist with research in laboratory, field and greenhouse environments.

Warner Lab

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Overview – Interested in working with reptiles? Want to gain research experience?

Field Applied Entomology Positions Available in the Graham Program

Contact Dr. Scott Graham

Duration – Spring and Summer 2021

Overview – Learn about the key insect pests of cotton, soybean and peanuts. Meet and interact with farmers, crop consultants/ scouts and Ag industry professionals.

Pollinator Technician
Send Cover Letter w/exp, research intersts, and position preference to Kristen De La Fuente “Pollinator Technician” as the subject line.

Duration – Spring, Summer, Fall 2021

Overview – Assist in multiple research projects related to native bees of Alabama. Travel to field sites around Auburn. Netting and collecting bees in experimental plots. Wildflower plant surveys. Cleaning, washing, drying, pinning and labeling bees. Entering data into spread sheets.

Scotts Miracle-Gro Biology Intern

Overview – Assist in the preparation and execution of field, greenhouse and laboratory experiments in support of new product development. Conduct and/or support experiments focused on turfgrass biology and fertility, input use efficiency, weed ecology and herbicide/fertilizer interactions as related to the management of weeds in residential turfgrass.

Sign-up online, become WWOOF-USA member, review access to the farms directory, read reviews of farms from others and contact farms you are interested in visiting.

Duration – Year round

Overview – A cultural and educational exchange focused on organic farming. Learn practical farming-skills. Participate in an agricultural exchange. Travel and explore the US. Be part of the real food movement.

Entomology and Plant Pathology
Contact Tolulope Morawo

Overview – Lab and greenhouse assistance with rearing insects and growing plants. 10-20 hours per week with pay.

The Creek
Contact Adam Wilkins – Golf Course Superintendent, 516-723-2776

Overview – Water management. Course set-up. Career minded with a desire to advance in the golf course management industry. Pesticide/ Fertilizer Application and Calibration. Crew Management and Project Management

Auburn Squirrel Project
Contact Sarah Wilson

Duration – Fall

Overview – Watch squirrels at a location of your choice for 50 minutes/week this fall. (5-10 min) Record observed behaviors on easy to use data sheet. Submit data through online survey.

Overview – Auburn alumni ran company, needs summer internship help. As a young up and coming agronomist, this internship is hugely beneficial. Get daily in-field experience with real pros.

Overview – Auburn lawncare has two College of Agriculture students employed already and are looking to hire up to 4 more people this year. Part time or full time. Also open to paid internships if anyone is in need. They are looking to hire experienced people or no experience. Pay ranges from $10 per hour to $16 per hour depending on experience. 

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For more information about on-campus part time student jobs or temporary positions, please visit Auburn University Employment System

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