Applications for the 2023 internship season have now closed.
Duties & Working Conditions
Positions are located in the Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit in Beltsville, MD, at the National Arboretum in Washington, DC, or at our worksite in McMinnville, TN. Depending on the project, duties could include plant propagation, seed germination, pollinations, transplanting, herbarium tasks, DNA/RNA extraction and analysis, sequencing, PCR, and other laboratory, greenhouse, or nursery procedures.
Please send a cover letter stating your educational goals and research interests, a resume, a list of references, and transcripts (unofficial are acceptable) via email to USNA.Internships@usda.gov.
Questions? Contact the internship office at (202) 245-4563 or USNA.Internships@usda.gov.