Honolulu, HI
Sunday, December 17, 2017
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As an intern you will be involved in a variety of activities such as assisting with trial preparation, participate in various field operations such as data collection, planting, harvesting, supervising of field crew, etc. The intern will be assigned a project that he/she will develop, complete and present to their peers, management and staff.

Some of the potential projects that will be assigned are listed below:
Potential Projects
Use data to improve project success; identifying methods to streamline operations and reduce waste
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) related, studying the effectiveness of different control methods
Survey insect and local plant populations to understand quantity and life cycle of beneficial insects and pests
Cover cropping of different species and evaluating their effectiveness as soil amendments
Soil sampling, mapping and implementing variable rate fertility programs
Design and implementation of natural areas with native plants to encourage a refuge for bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects

Ability to commit to a 3 month period (~12 weeks) during the period of May – August
Currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at a 4 year accredited US based institution with plans to return to your program following the assignment
GPA of 3.0
Detail and results oriented with the ability to work in a team based environment
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills
Excellent computer skills related to data acquisition and record keeping
Valid driver’s license