Paid internships are available at the Central Agricultural Research Center in Moccasin, MT.  Each intern will serve eight weeks or more during the summer semester.  Tuition credits will not be covered but can be discussed with Internship leader.  On-site housing is available.  Interns will assist with various research projects, farm and ranch related tasks, data analysis and more.  This will be a great item for your resume! Applications are due by March 15, 2019.  Montana Agricultural Experiment Station Summer 2019 Internship information is available here.    


High School and College Student Assistant at the Central Agricultural Research Center

The Montana State University, Central Agricultural Research Center (CARC) is accepting applications for 2019 positions for motivated high school or college students. Tasks assigned will be varied but will include field research activities, general farm production, and grounds maintenance. 

It is not necessary to be from a farm or have any previous farm experience, nor to be majoring in the agricultural sciences or an allied field, to be considered for employment though those will be helpful.  However, a good work ethic, an ability to follow directions, and willingness to work well and interact with others is essential.

A wage of $11.50/hr will be paid if a high-school student and $12.75/hr if a college student; returning workers are paid more.  The work week will be 8 AM to 5:30 PM, Monday through Thursday, and 8 AM to 12:30 PM on Friday, with a half-hour break for lunch each day.  Two paid, 15-minute breaks are provided each work day.  Successful applicants need to have their own transportation (and valid driver's license) to and from CARC.  All interested applicants must complete an application that can either be picked up at the center or found at this application page.  Starting and ending dates are negotiable but will occur between May 1-30 and August 1-31, respectively.

Completed applications should be returned electronically to Lorrie Linhart at, delivered by mail to Lorrie Linhart, 52583 US Hwy 87, Moccasin, MT 59462, or delivered to her at CARC.  Further questions can be directed to Dr. Patrick Carr at 406.423.5421 ext. 113, or by emailing


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