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Ready to gain hands-on, real world experience?

Preparing for the Future

The N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative provides a unique training ground for students of all ages. Through these immersive professional experiences, students gain skills in program development, administrative procedures, supervision, and facility operation and maintenance. They also develop essential contacts in their network and increase their understanding of their desired career path.

Through internships and professional (paid or volunteer) experiences you:

  • Gain real-world experience relevant to your academic or career interests
  • Apply knowledge from your studies to different professions
  • Acquire technical and professional skills
  • Explore and strengthen academic and career goals
  • Enhance your employment prospects

USDA-ARS AI Center of Excellence/SCINet Graduate Student Intern Program

The N.C. PSI has partnered with the USDA-ARS AI Center of Excellence and SCINet to provide NC State graduate students with a 10-week paid summer internship focused on data science, AI, mathematical modeling, and related fields.

Neural Network Brain

An Extension Education

Wilson County was a classroom for agricultural education major Clay Beasley this summer as he learned about NC State Extension’s vital role in supporting farmers.

CERSA Internship Program

Take the next step into an agriculturally-focused regulatory science career and apply for a CERSA internship with an industry leader.

Rocio Davila CERSA intern