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Intern with Penn State and The American Chestnut Foundation

Posted: February 2, 2018

Help restore the American chestnut while getting paid $10 - $12 per hour!

Operate tractors, mowers, and chainsaws (equipment use and maintenance); learn inoculation techniques (plant pathology), seedling care (greenhouse management and horticulture), and silvicultural techniques (forestry); and perform data collection, entry, and analysis (research). Work will be 50/50 inside and outside.

Applications are due by February 28, 2018! Work period will be from May 7 (flexible) through August, with the potential to continue working through fall/winter.

Qualifications: Must be motivated, dependable, organized, and observant. Applications should be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license. Some experience with mowers/equipment is a plus, but not required. Students from any major are encouraged to apply.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Steve Hoy () by February 28.

For questions or to get a more detailed description of the internship, contact Steve Hoy at 814-424-0022 or .