Internship at Scotts Turfgrass Research

Contact Info
John Koenig
Scotts R&D Marysville, OH
United States
Degree Not Required

Scotts R&D in Marysville, Ohio is searching for a self-motivated Turfgrass student looking to broaden their knowledge.  This position in new product development provides a unique hands-on experience in turfgrass fertility and management, environmental stewardship, and pesticide research. Responsibilities include: research plot maintenance, experimental design, data collection and interpretation.  Interns will gain research experience using state of the art facilities including our: drought and water-runoff structures, greenhouses, and 180 acres of turfgrass designated for lawn and garden research.

Applicants should have some turfgrass experience and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate college program for Turfgrass Science, Horticulture, Agronomy, or related biological science.  The ability to operate motorized lawn and garden equipment is required.  Several past interns have used this experience as an avenue to begin graduate programs. 

Internship period will accommodate a student’s schedule and runs from Apr/May to Aug/Sep.  Compensation is $15-$18 per hour depending on education and experience (40hr/wk).   A housing allowance of $500/month is also available for all out of state applicants.  Please send your resumes to John Koenig at to apply.