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Summer Research Opportunities
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Attention high school and college students! The Plains Area has the following research opportunities for the summer of 2024 in the following locations: 


These internships provide hands-on learning experiences in lab and field research with the Agricultural Research Service, an agency with the US Department of Agriculture.  Interns work side by side with a mentor scientist and a research team.  Starting and ending dates are determined by the mentor scientist in consultation with the selected intern. The duration of each appointment is eight weeks of full time work, generally starting in mid-late May or early June.  Interns will have the opportunity to present their research results to the research unit at the conclusion of the internship.

How to Apply:

Email the mentor scientist listed in the job description and state your interest in the position. NOTE: Your email address will be the first thing potential employers will notice about you - it is best to use an email address that includes your name or initials and not one that is provocative or "cute" or may have a double meaning


The locations, research units, name and contact information for mentor scientists (PhD research scientists) and a brief description of the internship can be found by clicking the city above.