Many CSES students participate in at least one internship during their time at VT. It is highly encouraged to do an internship and for students in the Turfgrass Management option, it is required. Below you will find some of the companies and organizations where students have interned in the past:

ENSC Students

Virginia Water Resources Research Center

Center for Health, Environment & Justice

Calleva Outdoor Adventures

NextGen Climate

Hanover Engineering

The American Chestnut Foundation


Lane Construction

CenUSA Bioenergy

Town of Christiansburg Department of Engineering

USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS)

US House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture

National Association of Conservation Districts

Willard Agri-Services

Town of Leesburg Department of Utilities

SURF Program at Texas A&M – Corpus Christi

VT Scieneering Program
CropLife America
The Elizabeth River Project
Department of Environmental Protection, State of PA
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
Westmoreland State Park
Villanova University – Alberta, Canada
National Science Foundation and the Carey Lab in the Biological Sciences department
Draper Aden Associates
Department of Environmental Quality

CSS Students

National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA)

Wytheville Country Club – Golf Turf Maintenance

Dominion Virginia Power
Powell River Project
Intrax Global Internships
Virginia Cooperative Extension
Kentland Farms
Eastern Shore AREC
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Pine Island Cranberry Co.
Intrax Global Internships - Pro World
USDA/NRCS – Wytheville Field Office, Area II
DuPont Pioneer
USDA-NRCS – East Tennessee
Dow AgroSciences

Turfgrass Management Students

Washington Nationals
Highlands Course at Primland Resort
International Golf Maintenance at Lake of the Woods Golf Course
The Olde Farm Golf Club
Robert Trent Jones Golf Club
East Coast Athletics
Country Club of Virginia
University of Mary Washington
Salem Rex Sox
Bridgewater College Athletics
McDonald Design Group
Spring Creek Golf Club