Jobs and Opportunities

The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology actively engages internal and external partners to deliver paid internships and other career opportunities to students and alumni. Many positions below are posted independent of the individual organizations. Please apply using the directions listed on the corresponding site.

Current Openings for Graduate Student Positions

New opportunities within our department will be posted periodically. Please check back often!

Current Openings for Staff/Technical Positions

New opportunities within our department will be posted periodically. Please check back often!

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Additional Opportunities

Job Databases


Plant Pathology Career Center — new jobs, internships, and university programs posted every day for multiple locations

Entomology Job Opportunities (ESA) — new jobs are posted every day for multiple locations

American Society of Horticultural Science — new jobs are posted every day for multiple locations

USAJOBS.GOV — new federal jobs posted every day for multiple locations

Corteva Agriscience — new jobs are posted every day for multiple locations

Other Opportunities


Assistant Professor & Extention Entomologist, Corn Entomology (UMN) – please submit application materials by May 20, 2022

Research Plant Pathologist (Dept of Agriculture) – submit application materials by May 25, 2022

Plant Pathologist (US Foret Service) – submit application materials by June 02, 2022

Assistant Potato Pathologist/Lab Supervisor (MSU) – applications will be accepted until an adequate pool is found

Staff Entomologist / Educational Specialist (NPMA) – applications will be accepted until an adequate pool is found