Summer Agronomy Intern - SEEDWAY - Hall, NY in
Hall, New York
- Seedway* is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers. The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada. * WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING* If you enjoy being outside and are interested in gaining hands-on vegetable seed experience, then we can’t wait to talk to you! We are looking for an Exploring Agriculture Vegetable Seed Intern that is eager to go above and beyond helping our customers. A few key areas of emphasis include: * Hands on experience in horticulture and product development field. * Coordinate set-up and maintenance of test plot locations and grower demonstration days. * * Assist with vegetable seed production projects.* * WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE* * You are pursuing a degree or certification in agriculture or horticulture at a community college, technical college, or university * You are in good academic standing * WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE* * We value* relationships* and people first and foremost * We are a company that gives back to the community * We emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resources * We enjoy access to in-house training and leadership development opportunities * WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT US* The GROWMARK Exploring Agriculture Internship Program is in its 9th year. The program has given students the opportunity to explore career paths and develop professionally; many of which still call the GROWMARK System “home” today! We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.