Apply now for Summer 2023 Illinois Organic Internships

The Illinois Organic Program is accepting applications for summer 2023 undergraduate internships. Interns will learn about and participate in research in modern organic food production, soil health, and corn breeding techniques for regenerative systems. Internships may be extended for 1 to 2 years and continuing students will have the opportunity to conduct independent projects. For […]

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Research Assistant in Peoria IL

Candidates should submit resume and cover letter to with the subject line: “AKRF Green Stormwater Infrastructure Research Assistant.” AKRF, Inc. is seeking a locally-based student intern to provide ‘boots-on-the-ground’ site support for its green stormwater infrastructure maintenance and monitoring program for a pilot green stormwater infrastructure project in Peoria, IL. This program is specifically […]

The Student Trainee (Soil Scientist) position with NRCS

Folks, the NRCS has openings for student trainees.  There are 22 openings around the country including one in Springfield IL! The Pathways Internship Program is for current diploma/certificate/degree-seeking students and is designed to attract students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in USDA/NRCS and explore Federal careers while […]

Illinois Water Survey Interns and Crew Leader

The  Illinois State Water Survey is looking for up to 5 summer field technicians. These could be students that are between semesters or someone that will be graduating this semester and looking for work. Field Research Assistants will work with Survey scientists to conduct statewide data collection on Illinois streams in support of the IEPA […]

Scholarships to attend the SARE conference

The North Central SARE Administrative Council wants to have diverse voices and perspectives represented at the Our Farms Our Future Conference, as we gather to envision the future of sustainable agriculture. A limited number of scholarships are available for qualified applicants. Scholarships will be awarded to encourage attendance by young farmers and ranchers, future researchers […]

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Intern

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC), which represents over 100 organizations working for small and mid-sized farms through advocacy to support agriculture and food systems that are ecologically and socially responsible, is looking for a policy intern for the fall term. This short term position (Aug.-Jan.) is in Washington DC. The Policy Intern will have the opportunity […]

Students Apply for the 2015-16 U of I Student Sustainability Committee

Hey, are you a U of I student?  If so, do you want to participate in one of the most important committees on campus?  Then the Student Sustainability Committee might be for you.  It a student-led organization charged with the distribution of two student fees – the Sustainable Campus Environment Fee and the Cleaner Energy […]

Internship Opportunity: White Violet Center Eco-Justice Intern

White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, located in Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, is seeking applicants for the position of Eco-Justice Intern. At WVC you’ll find 320 acres of forestland, 300+ acres of certified organic cropland, a 5 acre organic garden, 2 orchards, a small apiary from which they harvest and sell raw honey, a small flock of chickens, and […]

USDA Announces Fellowships for Future Agricultural Scientists

Includes Undergraduate Fellowships For First Time WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced the availability of more than $15 million for fellowships to train and develop the next generation of scientists who will lead agriculture into the future by solving current and future challenges […]

Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship Program Open

Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship Program gives out $100,000 a year to students pursuing degrees in sustainable agriculture. The company, which you can read more about here, is dedicated to producing responsible, simple, and nourishing packaged food. You can read about past winners by clicking the above image. Eligibility Guidelines The program is open to full-time undergraduate and […]