Come Grow With Us!
Paid Time Off
We are always accepting applications for work in our Nursery. We are a seasonal employer and will hire at different times throughout the year. Applications will remain on file for 2 years. Please fill out the application and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are always accepting applications for work in our Tissue Culture Lab. We are a seasonal employer and will hire at different times throughout the year. Applications will remain on file for 2 years. Please fill out the application and email it to email@example.com.
Interested in applying, or just want more information about an internship position? Please send inquiries and/or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sierra Gold Nurseries Internship Program offers hands-on experience in the field and lab, with mentorship from experienced professionals. Whether you want to grow your career in agriculture, business or science, we have great opportunities for emerging leaders!
Our objective is to provide an educational, paid internship experience, at the undergraduate level that is directly related to the students' goals and prepare the student for real world employment demands and responsibilities.
Our Internships are seasonal and usually last 2-3 months. We prefer full-time or full days. Not all positions are available depending on the season.
Summer = June to September
Fall = September to December
Spring = March to May
Internships & Full-Time Positions:
Breeding Program (Summer, Fall, Spring)
Assist our plant breeder in screening new selections for desirable traits.Plant seeds and propagate cuttings.Screen genetic material with our marker assisted breeding program.Carry out field trials for salinity, root strength, self-incompatibilty and others.
Plant Health Team (Summer, Spring)
Be part of our pest control team. Use IPM pest management and intensive agricultural practices to protect and maintain the health of our container, bareroot, and orchard crops.
Tissue Culture Lab/Research Lab (Fall)
Have you ever wanted to learn tissue culture? This is an exciting opportunity to gain real hands-on experience.Work with hard to grow species, learn cutting procedures, how to make medias, and how to conduct effective trials.Work on genetic fingerprinting and bioassays.
Acclimatization and Propagation Greenhouses (Summer, Spring)
Learn how to propagate and root woody plants.Learn about greenhouse manipulation, effective trials, sanitation, soil, fertilizer, IPM and tissue culture from the propagation standpoint.
Budwood and Production Orchards (Summer, Spring)
Work to catalogue and care for our thousands of different fruit and nut varieties.Work in our production orchards applying IPM principles.