Intern Program

Open the door to your future!

Thinking about a career in agriculture? Unsure where to focus? Consider internship opportunities with R.D. Offutt Farms.

We partner with several Upper Midwest colleges and universities to give interested students an opportunity to learn more about a career in agriculture during their internships. You will work hard, learn a lot, and gain real life appreciation for the many rewarding careers in agriculture.

R.D. Offutt Farms' internship programs deliver hands-on learning in real life agriculture settings with the potential for full-time employment upon graduation.

If you're a student pursuing an A.A.S. or B.S. degree in Agriculture, we want to hear from you.

We have two internship paths to choose from:

Farm Operations Internships

What to Expect

During this rotational 8-12 week summer internship, you will spend time working on the job in the following areas to gain overall farming experience: farm management, planting, agronomy, cultivating, shop maintenance, warehouse operations, irrigation, harvest and trucking.

  • Competitive wage during internship
  • Hands-on learning from our knowledgeable and talented team members
  • Potential for full-time career opportunities following graduation
  • $5,000 tuition incentive upon full-time employment

Agronomy Internships

What to Expect

R.D. Offutt Farms and Syngenta, agriculture leaders, are partnering to create a unique opportunity for college students pursuing a career in agriculture. During this internship, you will have a hands-on learning experience working on real projects and real solutions. You will see the vertically integrated farm experience, from seed production all the way through processing the raw product, working with industry experts from R.D. Offutt Farms, Syngenta and university professors who support the potato industry.


  • On-the-job experience learning from industry experts from R.D. Offutt Farms, Syngenta and university faculty
  • Competitive wage and company paid housing during internship
  • Complete an agronomy project that you help develop or one that is assigned
  • Potential to receive a scholarship if expectations are met
  • Potential to return each summer throughout your college career
  • Potential for full-time career opportunities after graduation

Download agronomy internship brochure

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