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.

Students and alumni, don't forget to also check Handshake, Cal Poly Pomona Career Center's job and internship posting board. You must register and create an account there. Also see the banner photo above for the 2019 Final Hiring Fair.  

Employers, you also can post your internships and job opportunities on Handshake. You also must register and create an account there.

(last updated 5/20/19)

California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Internship Program

Location: Opportunities available statewide

Hours/Week: eight to 30 

Length of Internships: 10 to 16 weeks

Paid: n/a

Internship Start Date: TBD

Duties: TBD. Areas of interest include

  • administrative services
  • animal health and food safety services
  • executive office 
  • fairs and expositions
  • inspection services
  • marketing services
  • measurement standards
  • Pierce's Disease Control Program
  • plant health and pest prevention services.

Skills Required: Must be at least 18, enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university and in good academic standing.

How to Apply: See the CDFA internship program page for more information

Application Deadline: opportunities available throughout the year

Contact: See the CDFA internship program page for more information

Intern, VANS

Location: Orange County

Hours/Week: 30 

Length of Internship: Unknown

Paid: Yes

Internship Start Date: Unknown

Duties: Unknown

Skills Required:

  • A year or less of related professional experience
  • One prior internship
  • Major in fashion, textile, product development, business or engineering
  • Knowledge of footwear and current industry-wide trends across both athletic and lifestyle brands
  • Previous consumer product development internship experience preferred, but not required
  • Willingness to learn
  • Interest in actions sports, street fashion, art and music desired
  • Ability to lift/move product between one and 25 pounds daily
  • Ability to coordinate personal transportation to events and store locations for media requests
  • Employ a strong project management skill set (initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, closing)
  • Possess fluent computer skills (Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Ability to clearly communicate, including both inter team and cross-cultural communication
  • Proficient organizational skills
  • Strong commitment to meeting deadlines in a timely manner
  • Ability to work cooperatively within a team structure as well as other departments and vendors

How to Apply: Contact Katie Essex

Application Deadline: n/a

Contact: Katie Essex, (714) 755-4105

Intern or Full-Time Assistant-in-Training, Fox Chapel Golf Club

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Hours/week: n/a

Length of Internship: Summer 2019

Paid?: Yes. 

Internship Start Date: Summer 2019

Duties: The club is starting a sympathetic restoration master plan to restore and update the golf course. This is a large project that offers great experience in course construction. Interns will be involved in executing the master plan and the daily preparation of the course, including mowing, rolling, fertilizing, pesticide application, irrigation, and hand watering, pest/stress identification, and member interaction.

Skills Required: Must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year turf program.

How to Apply: Contact Superintendent Jason Hurwitz

Application Deadline: n/a

Contact: Jason Hurwitz, (412) 447-4434

NGOabroad (International Volunteering & Careers)

Location: Peru, Cameroon, Jordan, Uganda, Ecuador

Hours/week: n/a

Length of Internship: TBD

Paid?: n/a

Internship Start Date: Flexible

Duties: Nutritionists and dieticians are needed to volunteer in different parts of the world. 

Skills Required: students, graduates, alumni and professionals in nutrition or public health are all needed; bachelor's and master's level volunteer accepted.

How to Apply: read this website and send briefly answered questionnaire and resume to 



Location: San Diego

Hours/week: n/a

Duration of Internship: n/a

Paid: unknown

Internship Start Date: tbd

Duties: Cibus is a biotechnology company that is looking for an intern to work in plant cell biology. See description

How to apply: send resume to with job code CB1825.

Application Deadline: none


Blue Pacific Flavors

Location: City of Industry

Hours/week: 20 to 30

Duration of Internship: minimum of one term

Paid?: Unknown

Internship Start Date: negotiable

Duties: obtain raw material quotes for production, costing, upkeep of spreadsheet with costing material; research for more information on the production; and any tasks necessary to assist in production planning of a beverage launch

Skills Required: Must be a self-starter, great problem solver, comfortable with getting things done with minimal supervision

How to Apply: Send resume to Shiran Witt

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Contact: Shiran Witt

San Antonio Regional Hospital

Location: Upland, Calif.

Position: Health coaching internship

Duties: See this flyer

Skills Required: Second-year sophomore or higher in health sciences, nursing, or biology or whose career goals are focused on community/healthcare service; valid driver's license and access to a motor vehicle

Hours: four to six hours per week

Duration of Internship: one to two quarters

Paid: n/a

Internship Start Date: Summer or Fall

How to Apply: email Ron Nowosad, director of program development and clinical operations, San Antonio Regional Hospital

Application deadline: n/a

Contact: Ron Nowosad, director of program development and clinical operations, San Antonio Regional Hospital

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

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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


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