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The USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS) hires students in various roles throughout the organization during the school year and each summer. 

For general information on the USDA Internship, the USDA Recent Graduates, and/or the PMF Programs contact:

REE Student Internship Opportunities Coordinator
Cathy Walker,  

For information regarding outreach and recruitment initiatives in specific areas, please contact the corresponding individual listed below for that location: 

Beltsville Area

Beltsville, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Research Locations
Jenny Allen

Mid South Area
Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee
Jimmy McAlpine

Midwest Area
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin      

Theresa Ridgeway

National Agricultural Library
Jenny Allen

North Atlantic Area
Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
Benne Marmer

Northern Plains Area
Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Barbara A. King

Pacific West Area
Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington

Debra Owens-Coleman


Barbara A. King

South Atlantic Area
Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia

Jessica Loggins
(706) 546-3614

Southern Plains Area
Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
Debra Owens-Coleman

U.S. National Arboretum Internship Office
Washington, D.C.
Tanya Zastrow


Last Modified: 11/7/2013
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