Are you a MANRRS member, currently attending college, or graduate school? Check out our internship opportunities below and see if you fit the requirements. Don't see an internship that fits? No worries, fill out the form at the bottom of the page and we will keep you updated as new internships become available.

The Wisconsin Student Diversity Internship Program

Deadline: January 21, 2022

The Wisconsin Student Diversity Internship Program (SWSDIP) offers opportunities for students across the state in various agencies and career areas. This internship program specifically targets students across culturally diverse groups with various lived experiences, representing the global spectrum of ethnicity, gender and ability. The goal of the program is to provide those students with an opportunity to experience the professional work environment of Wisconsin State Government. The program provides students with a paid internship and valuable work experience and training in various branches of state government. 
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry is hosting two internships through the State of Wisconsin Student Diversity Internship Program for students enrolled in a college or university. This is a great opportunity for diverse students to gain valuable career insight and experience with Wisconsin state agencies over the Summer of 2022. 
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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Career and Internship Opportunities: NATIONWIDE

Deadline: Varies by position

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the premier government agency dedicated to the conservation, protection, and enhancement of fish, wildlife and plants, and their habitats. We are the only agency in the federal government whose primary responsibility is the management of these important natural resources for the American public. The Service also helps ensure a healthy environment for people through its work benefiting wildlife, and by providing opportunities for Americans to enjoy the outdoors and our shared natural heritage.

Our mission is: Working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
Most of our mission critical positions are in the environmental science and require a college degree, with several having specific academic credit requirements. Common majors include Biology, Botany, Fisheries and Wildlife Management, Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Park and Recreation Management, Environmental Science, Education. Our professional administrative positions are highly competitive among candidates with degrees in Human Resource Management, Facilities Management, Public Administration, Business Management, and Law Enforcement.

To view and apply for our opportunities, please click on the link provided. Positions are located at our field offices throughout the United States and its territories. If you have a question about a specific position vacancy, please contact the Human Resources point of contact listed on that specific announcement.

Thank you for your interest in the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and good luck in your career endeavors.
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Resource Assistant Winter Cohort

Deadline: Open

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service Resource Assistants Program (RAP) is a rigorous and immersive, paid internship for individuals who are interested in conservation, natural and cultural resources, environmental management, research and development, or other career opportunities with land management agencies. The program emphasizes the engagement of current students, recent graduates, and underrepresented populations in natural and cultural resources work as Resource Assistants (RAs). 

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Paid Internship Opportunities

Deadline: January 31, 2022


We are seeking interns in a variety of specialties throughout the state.
Being an intern at the DNR provides you with the opportunity to put your education to practice. You will work with a team of dedicated professionals to create a healthy, sustainable, livable Minnesota for generations to come.

Opportunities are available to apply online from January 3 – 31, 2022.

Internships Offer:
• Competitive salary of $15.00 per hour
• 20-40 hours per week
• Starting dates in May and June
• Opportunities located throughout the state of Minnesota
• Academic credit may be available

To apply:
1. Log onto the Minnesota Careers website 
2. Enter “intern” in the Keywords field on the Job Search Page
3. Select "Natural Resources Dept" in the “Agency” column on the left side of the page
4. Choose the internship(s) you’re interested in
5. Click the apply button to submit your application

U.S. Beet Sugar Association Seeks an intern for Summer 2022

Deadline: February 15, 2022

U.S. Beet Sugar Association (USBSA) is seeking an intern for Summer 2022. The intern will assist USBSA lobbyists through research on government policies that impact farmers, cooperatives, and the food industry. This position includes analyzing trade policy, markets, agricultural policy, environmental policy, farm income and taxes. Interns will be asked to write reports and summaries of briefings or meetings. This position will provide exposure to the legislative process, working with federal agencies, and networking opportunities.
Candidates should possess an interest in agriculture and government relations. Candidates should have the ability to collect and analyze data, conduct issues-based research, and write reports. This position requires excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently and meet deadlines, and a willingness to work as a team player. The ideal candidate would be a junior or senior level student pursuing a degree in agriculture, economics, or public policy.
This is a paid internship with an hourly rate of $15. The intern is expected to work 37.5 hours each week. The internship will last 10 weeks from June – August with flexible start and end dates. The internship is located in Washington, DC and interns are responsible for their own travel and housing expenses.


Please send cover letter, resume and up to two writing samples to Applicants should specify their areas of interest, how this internship will further their progress toward career goals, and how their background provides them the knowledge and abilities to excel in this internship. Applications received by February 15 will be given first consideration.


Questions can be directed to Allyson Jones-Brimmer, Director of Operations, at

Zoetis Internship

Deadline: Varies by internship




The Zoetis Summer Intern Program offers students in the U.S. the opportunity to gain real-world experience in their award-winning culture. The summer internships typically occur in the May-August timeframe and openings are posted in the fall of each year.



Enrolled in a degree program during the Spring term preceding internship

Completion of at least one year of undergraduate studies and a 3.0 GPA or higher

At least 18 years of age and authorized to work in the U.S.

Successfully pass a background check and drug screen

Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, problem solving & analytical skills
Merck Animal Health Internship and Job Portal

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Different opportunities, one common goal: information, technologies, and veterinary services that truly advance animal healthcare. 

Internship & co-op opportunities
  • Full-time paid opportunities during the summer months (Interns up to 12 weeks and co-ops up to six months)
  • Participate in new hire orientation, sponsored events, weekly mentorship meetings, and lunch n' learns with leadership
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Regulatory & Stewardship Intern

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Syngenta invites you to help us shape the future of agriculture. At Syngenta, we believe every employee has a role to play in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. To support that challenge, the Regulatory & Stewardship team is currently seeking a Regulatory & Stewardship Intern in Greensboro, NC. As an intern at Syngenta, you have the opportunity to work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, and work on real projects finding real solutions. 

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Seeds Marketing Intern

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown.   We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

As a Seeds Marketing Intern at Syngenta, you will work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry, working on real projects and finding real solutions.

North America (NA) Breeding Co-Op

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The primary responsibilities of the North America (NA) Breeding Co-Op, are to: 

  • Work alongside team members of the North America Field Testing and Operations (NAFTO) team, plant breeders and data scientists to carry out experimentation intended to drive process improvement in regards to timing of planting


  • Conduct digital and manual data collection to drive project objectives


  • Collaborate with plant breeders and data scientists to analyze data and craft proposals for implementation or further experimentation


  • Engage in day-to-day activities of a local field testing team, including seasonal small plot research activities and community engagement and team building activities


  • Attend personal development opportunities on or off-site including visits to St. Louis and other sites in and outside of NAFTO near your location


If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now.

North America Breeding Intern

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The primary responsibilities of this role, North America (NA) Breeding Intern, are to: 


  • Be responsible to characterize floral traits in Filer, ID and analyze data to improve germplasm knowledge for breeding decisions;
  • Support engineering innovations testing and other necessary activities in the hybrid make up nursery.


If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now.

Trait & Pipeline Delivery Co-Op

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The primary responsibilities of this role are to: 
- Develop solutions that accelerate the organizations ability to execute highly complex protocols by unlocking the connections with the workforce;
- Work independently or with members of your team on project specific activities in a fast paced environment;
-Assist your team in executing their seasonal work priorities;
- Attend personal development opportunities on or off-site;
- Be involved in Community Engagement projects and team building events;
- Be responsible for the Operation of field and lab research equipment, including Bayer proprietary technology;
- Handle data collection, entry and analysis;
- Drive innovative use of social and collaboration tools to increase engagement and adoption

If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now.

Sustainable Food Systems Intern

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The primary responsibilities of this role are to:

- Conduct research in connection with FReSH and the EAT Lancet Reports to provide policy recommendations specific to dietary shifts and food transformation;

- Evaluate public reaction of the market and identify potential trends for the agriculture industry.


If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now.

Controlled Environment Intern

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The primary responsibilities of this role, Controlled Environment Intern, are to: 

Design, plan and execute research experiments in the area of Plant Biology in collaboration with and under the supervision of scientists and senior research staff;

Document research plan, methods, results and data analysis;

Critically interpret experiment results, prepare and communicate reports and summaries in written and/or verbal form to supervisor and other stakeholders;

Follow established operational standards including best practices, safety protocols and compliance policies;

Prioritize and coordinate work within a larger team and across functional groups;

Carefully execute experiments subscribing to the highest technical and quality standards, detailed oriented and able to work independently and collaboratively;

Be creative, self-motivated and result oriented;

Have the unique opportunity to interact with technical experts from Trait Delivery and Trait Testing programs in Plant Biotechnology;


If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now.



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