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