Undergraduate Employment Opportunities

Undergraduate Student Workers Needed – Crop Agronomy and Physiology Research Program

Interested in learning more about corn and soybean production? Want to explore ways to make corn and soybean production more sustainable? Want to learn more about how weather can help or hurt crop growth and yield? Curious about going to graduate school? Then consider the opportunity to work for the Crop Agronomy and Physiology Research Program this summer! The program is looking to hire up to two individuals interested in learning more about field research and how management practices impact production.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working outdoors with corn, soybeans, and weeds
  • Help establish field trials
  • Collect plant growth measurements throughout the summer
  • Help graduate students and research technicians with data collection
  • Data entry and sample processing


  • Up to 38 hours per week (weather dependent), with opportunities for reduced hours during Spring and Fall semesters
  • Opportunities for undergraduate research
  • Can be considered an internship in research-based agricultural production
  • Compensation is competitive


  • Opportunities to attend and participate in summer field days
  • Expand your professional network
  • Build working relationships with industry professionals
  • Experience in small-plot agronomic research
  • Undergraduate field research project (if desired)
  • Eligible as a Summer Internship Experience (like HCS 4191.01 if desired)


If this sounds interesting to you, please contact Dr. Alex Lindsey at lindsey.227@osu.edu or 614-292-3864

Applications open September, 26, 2019. Interviews are planned for early October 2019 upon review of applicants.