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Part-Time Summer Intern


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Assist with ornamental, vegetable, and agronomic crop research and production at the Southeast Agricultural Research & Extension Center in Manheim, PA. Activities may include, but are not limited to, planting, harvesting, field and site maintenance, and data collection and entry. Intern will also provide assistance during field days and other events at the Center. Interns will gain exposure to multiple aspects of agricultural production as well as research in the fields of entomology, plant pathology, ecology and others. At the research farm, many different disciplines intersect, including biology, education, sociology, and engineering, exposing interns to many facets of research. All staff participates in manual work such as mowing, and weeding. Interns will also have responsibilities for specific projects depending on their supervising researcher.

Summer interns have several unique opportunities while working at the research farm. During lunch and learn sessions, researchers and others will educate interns on their area of expertise over the lunch break. There are several summer field days on the farm covering topics ranging from the farm's flower trials to agronomy. Interns will have the opportunity to attend some educational sessions at these field days.

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