​Employment Opportunities​

Click on the position to learn additional information on the companies and their opportunities. Positions remain posted for sixty days. Revised: 10/22/21


Purdue’s College of Agriculture offers three unique public policy internships for our undergraduate students. 

In September, OAP hosted call-outs where previous interns shared their experiences. Interns were Laura Barrett (Agricultural Communication, Senior) Halee Fisher (Agricultural Economics, Senior),  Anna Hampton (Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences, Junior) and Olivia Wyrick (Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences, Junior). 

If you were unable to hear attend one of these sessions, then watch this informative video of another intern, Grace Hasler (Sales and Marketing, Senior.) 

Students must complete the application (with references and documents) by October 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST to be considered for policy internships funded through CATE.  The application due dates for other policy internships are listed below.

  1. Since 2005, the College of Agriculture Public Policy Washington D.C. Summer Internship Program has been sending students to Washington D.C., to learn about agriculture policy, obtain professional work experience, and network in their field of interest. 
  2. A policy intern will work with the Indiana Farm Bureau Public Policy Team. Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., Indiana’s largest nonprofit farm organization, seeks one policy intern to work in collaboration with the Purdue College of Agriculture's Office of Academic Programs for the spring semester. 
  3. The Indiana Statehouse Internship which focuses on policy and works with Purdue Government Relations team and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. 

Indiana House Joint Policy Internships - Applications Due October 31 for Spring 2022
Indiana GOP Senate Policy Internships (Policy, IT, Multimedia and more) - Applications due October 31 for Spring 2022
Indiana DEM Senate Internships (Policy, Communication, Legal and more) - Applications due October 31 for Spring 2022
Congressman Baird Policy Internships - Applications accepted on a rolling basis for Spring and Summer 2022

NASDA Foundation Internship Program - Applications due October 15 for Spring 2022 NASDA Foundation Internship Program - Applications due February 18 for Summer 2022

NASDA AG POLICY SUMMIT, DC February 13-16, 2022 - Applications due November 11, 11:59 PM EST. The NASDA Ag Summit is an opportunity to view how law and policy are drafted and influence legislation. Eligible applicants are active members in the Purdue MANRRS Chapter.  Please contact Zachary Brown in the Office of Multicultural Programs.



Angus Foundation - Talon Internship (posted 10/22/21)
FSA - Pathways Student Intern and Recent Graduates Programs
Inari Operations Research Analyst, Summer Internship
Inari Plant Breeding, Summer Internship
Performance Equine Vets - Working Student Program
Tom's Marine - Summer Internship

Adwell Farms - Grain Cart Driver (posted 10/14/21)
Aimpoint - Intelligence Analyst Intern 
Gary Brown - Harvest Semi Driver
Illinois Soybean Association - Summer 2022 Internships
Indiana Farm Bureau - Legislative Internship
Land O'Lakes - Global Food Challenge Program
Simon and Halle's - DayPlay and Boarding Attendant 

Avigen - Veterinary Services Internship (posted 10/7/21)
Crystal Creek Kennels - PT Kennel Attendant 
GENEX - Herd Care Line Internship
GENEX+ - Internship
Greenix - Sales Representative Internship
Hagyard - Veterinary Assistant Internships
LPCAA - Summer Intern
Syngenta - Internship Opportunities 

ASREC Dairy - Student Workers (posted 10/1/21)
Lazy E Ranch - Internship Opportunities 
United Animal Health - Monogastric Research Intern

BASF - Soybean Breeding Internship (posted 9/24/21)
Beck's Hybrids - Summer Internship
Columbian Park Zoo - Spring 2022 Internship
Cyr Farms - Harvest Worker
IN Dunes - Internship Cabin Leader
IN Dunes - Internship Outreach Educator
IN Dunes - Internship Interpretive Naturalist

Indiana Packers - Engineering Intern
Indiana Packers - Marketing Intern
Land O'Frost - Food Safety Quality Intern
Land O'Frost - HR Intern
Land O'Frost - Maintenance Intern
Land O'Frost - Operations Intern
Land O'Frost - Research and Development Intern
Longbranch Farms - Fall and Spring Help
Merck - Cattle Field Sales Intern
Pipestone - Production Intern
PowerPollen - Biology Internship
PowerPollen - Engineering Internship
PowerPollen - Field Operations Internship
Purdue Butcher Block - Student Worker
Trimble - Internship Opportunities
Workforce Recruitment Program (Applications due Oct 11)
Program for current students and alumni with disabilities to apply for paid internships and fulltime positions with various Federal government agencies. 

Brost Farms - Harvest Worker (posted 9/17/21)
Cargill - Operations Management Intern
Dairy Farmers of America - Commodity Risk Management Intern
ECRW - Wildlife Rehabilitation Intern
Hoffman Farms - Fall Harvest Worker
Kentucky Equine Management - Intern

Blue Bell Stables - Wrangler (posted 9/9/21)
Centrally Managed Animal Facilities at Purdue - Student Animal Technician (gain hands on experience)
GE Swein - Ag Land Marketing and Communications Internship
LabCorp_Animal Handling Workshop Oct 12_2021 (applications due Sept 24)
Pooch Palace - PT Dog Daycare Worker
Wachtel Tree Science - Seasonal Arborist Trainee

Ag Alumni Seed  - Research Aide (posted 8/30/21)
Digital Innovation in Agri-food Systems Lab - Ugrad InternshipHunter Dorsets _Farm and Livestock Work
Hunter Dorsets _Farm and Livestock Work
HUNTER NUTRITION _Student Office Job
North American 3Rs Collaborative_ Communications Internship
TDM Farms- Hog farm help part time and full time

ADM - Seasonal Elevator Worker Fall21 (posted 8/18/21)
Cyr Farm - PT Harvest Help Fall21
Vita Plus Forage Technology Internship - Summer 2022

Continuous job opportunities with the following

For information or questions contact:

Agriculture Career Services 
College of Agriculture
615 West State Street
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053 

Office Location: Agricultural Administration Building - Room 121
Telephone: (765) 494-8482
Fax: (765) 494-8477
E-mail: AgJobs@purdue.edu  



Office of Academic Programs, 615 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053 USA, (765) 494-8470

© Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Integrity Statement | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by Agricultural Communication

Trouble with this page? Disability-related accessibility issue? Please contact us at agweb@purdue.edu so we can help.

Sign In