Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture

Internship Opportunities

This is the central repository for information about internships for students from the Huntley College of Agriculture. If you are a business or agency that is offering internships and would like to post it on this page, please fill out this form and send it to Dan Lee.

(last updated 11/30/17)

Monterey Bay Ocean Science Research for Undergraduates

Location: Cal State Monterey Bay

Position: Internship

Duties: Students conduct 10 weeks of independent research under the supervision of a research mentor. In addition, students complete a suite of professional development workshops and training. The summer culminates with the Summer Research Symposium.

Skills Required: n/a

Hours: Full-time

Duration of Internship: 10 weeks

Paid: $5,000 stipend (room and board provided; travel expenses reimbursed up to $500)

Internship Start Date: June 3, 2018

How to apply: 

Application deadline: Feb. 16, 2018

Program website: 

Ocean Global Change Biology Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Location: UC Santa Barbara

Position: Internship

Duties: The goal of the OGCB REU program is to provide students with a supportive environment in which to conduct a student-led project on the impacts of environmental change on marine ecosystems and organism. UCSB has a world-class research faculty and a community of people that support and foster undergraduates in research experiences. In addition to a focus on standard research practices (e.g., experimental design, hypothesis testing, and data analysis), OGCB participants will gain valuable training in areas of professional development, science communication, and building leadership skills, which they will be able to practice during group activities and the end-of-program colloquium. Furthermore, the location allows participants to interact with other groups on the West Coast in order to provide students with a broad-based experience in marine science (e.g., the NOAA Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary located on the UCSB campus). Lastly, UCSB is the site of two NSF-funded LTERs – the Santa Barbara Coastal (SBC) LTER and the Moorea Coral Reef (MCR) LTER.  Students will be able to take advantage of research and educational activities within these groups.

Skills Required: n/a

Hours: Full-time

Duration of Internship: eight weeks

Paid: $500/week stipend (housing provided)

Internship Start Date: June 25, 2018

How to Apply: 

Application Deadline: Feb. 15, 2018

Program Website: 

Renaissance Food Group

Address: Garden Highway Foods, 1730 Eastridge Ave., Riverside, CA

Position: Intern

Duties: various internships offered - fruit and vegetable manufacturing, specialty food manufacturing, operations management, quality assurance/food safety

Skills required: a desire to explore a career within the fresh foods industry

Hours: 40 hours a week

Duration of Internship: 12-16 weeks

Paid: Yes

Internship Start Date: June 11, 2018

How to apply: send resume to 

Application deadline: April 30, 2018

Company website: 

Full Circle Dairy

Address: 1479 SE Winquepin St., Lee, Fla.

Position: Intern

Duties: processing and feeding newborn calves; monitoring newborn calves on automated feeders; cleaning and maintenance of automated feeders; assist with her health records; lear calf/heifer diagnosis and treatments.  

Hours: TBD

Duration of Internship: three months to a year

Paid: Yes; housing also available; possibility for full-time employment. 

Application Deadline: accepting applications year round


Application Form

Full Circle Dairy Internship Program

Educational Goals

Westlake Food Corp.

Address: 2430 Cape Cod Way, Santa Ana, Calif.

Position: Assistant Quality Control 

Duties: examples include sanitation inspection and documentation; processing verification; temperature verification and documentation.

Hours/Week: 20

Duration of Internship: Per semester or as needed by the student

Application Deadline: None


Useful Info About Graduate School

Check out for resources for those looking to pursue their master's degree in public health, including complete degree plans, overviews of coursework and plans, and career plans for graduates.