Part-Time Maintenance Assistant – Aquaculture, Kentucky State University

IMMEDIATE OPENING. Assistant will serve as a support person for the College of Agriculture, Communities, and the Environment – Division of Aquaculture. This  position will maintain the equipment and the general cleanliness of the laboratory at the Aquaculture facility located off  of Main  Campus.

Contact: Shawn Coyle, or (502) 597-6093


Undergraduate Research Assistant – Entomology Laboratory, Kentucky State University

Motivated and hard working undergraduate student wanted for full-time summer position in the Entomology Laboratory. Responsibilities will include field and laboratory work.

Contact: Dr. John Sedlacek, (502) 597-6582) or


Undergraduate Research Assistant – Urban  Agriculture, Kentucky State University

Part time undergraduate student to assist research and demonstration garden activities. Responsibilities will include weeding, harvesting, planting, water sample collection, and water quality analysis. Work will be performed primarily at the Harold R. Benson Research Farm.

Contact: Dr. Leigh Whittinghill, (502) 597-6130 or


Undergraduate Research Assistant – Goat Production, Kentucky State University

Full time undergraduate student need for work with the goat program. Responsibilities will include assisting with daily care of animals, assisting with data collection, and working on grazing and browse projects during the summer. Work will be performed at the Harold R. Benson Research Farm.

Contact: Dr. Ken Andries, (502) 597-5094 or


Undergraduate Research Assistant – Aquaculture High  Tunnels, Kentucky State University

Student will be working with shrimp production and recirculating aquaculture systems. Student will also be responsible for the keeping the high tunnel areas clean and organized.  Student must enjoy working outside and with animals. Work will be performed at the Aquaculture Research Center.

Contact: Tom Tierney,


Undergraduate Research Assistant – Human Nutrition and  Food Science Laboratory (2 positions) Kentucky State University

Two full time positions available for undergraduate students this summer in the Human Nutrition and Food Science Lab. Students will be responsible for assisting researchers on developing value-added food products from Asian carp meat. Contact:

Dr. Changzheng Wang, (502) 597-8072 or


Program Assistant, Kentucky State University

Full time undergraduate student needed to assist with the implantation of SSDP Grant. Student should have experience working with small farmers and/or Extension Agents. Student will be conducting workshops, assist in preparing progress reports and compiling data.

Contact: Dr. Buddhi Gyawali, (502) 597-6029 or


Summer Counselors Summer Apprenticeship Program (SAP), Kentucky State University

Summer counselors will assist with the STEM learning activities for residential program for high school students. Counselors will assist with program activities, mentor participants and chaperone field trips.

Contact: Jeremy Sandifer, (502) 597-7311 or


Various Positions Wilson Nurseries, Frankfort


Wilson’s is looking for people interested in working in horticulture full- or part-time. It is looking for:  Landscape Foremen; Crew Leaders; Greenhouse Managers; Nursery Managers; Garden Center Managers; Growers; and Sales and Customer Service. Additionally, the Sage Garden Cafe on location is hiring Hosts; Cashiers; Kitchen Managers; Front House Managers; Servers; and Bakers.

Contact: Wilson Nurseries, (502) 223-7735


U.S. Forest Service Internships

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Paid internships at various U.S. Forest Service locations around the nation for:  Administrative and clerical duties; General business duties; Natural resources; Biological sciences. Applications will only be accepted on from April 4-10, 2018.

No  available positions 2018 summer at Daniel Boone National Forest.

Contact: or

Human Resource Management at (877) 372-7248, Option 2


Various Agriculture, Food, and  Biotechnology Summer Internships

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 Part-Time Maintenance Assistant – Aquaculture, Kentucky State University