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2024 Summer Internships and Part-Time Employment

The Eastern Shore Agricultural Research and Extension Center (AREC) located in Painter, VA, is searching for summer interns and hourly workers. We encourage senior high school and college students and others that may be interested in learning more about Eastern Shore agricultural production to apply.

Workers and interns will work directly with scientists and current graduate students on projects that relate to:

  • fertilizer use and environmental sustainability
  • cover crops
  • plasticulture
  • high tunnels
  • weed management
  • insect pest management
  • unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)
  • remote sensing 
  • sensors 

and other projects that have direct financial and environmental impacts for our Eastern Shore agricultural community

Monday- Friday from 8am -4pm 

  • hours/schedule ultimately up to the supervisor and may change depending on weather and if travel is necessary
  • Workers/interns must have their own way to get the station

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter stating your program interests to

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