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Pest Scouting Internship – Ulrich Management Consulting

For over 30 years, Dirk Ulrich and his team have been working with growers throughout the central valley.

The ideal candidate for the Pest Scouting Internship is a Horticulture or Agriculture student who is passionate about pursuing their

Pest Control Advisors License.

Additionally, you enjoy the outdoors and can withstand long hours in orchards and in the car between ranches.

You are not afraid of the computer, as our reporting is completely digitized.

Strong communication skills, excellent attendance, the desire to learn more and superior attendance are key in this position.

April – August: 40 plus hours per week. Flexible schedules around school will be considered. Location is Madera – Stockton.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Walk fields and scout for specific insect pests
  • Set traps and monitor pest pressure
  • Track data and input scouting reports into computer
  • Communicate regularly with PCAs and team – verbal and in writing
  • Tissue and soil sampling


  • Provide a clean DMV Report
  • Eligible to work in the US
  • References

All interested students should send their resume to 4.5.21 to set up an interview.

Job Title: Internship

Hours/week: Temporary/Full Time

Job Summary:

Scouting for pests and disease in conjunction with our Pest Management Team. Coordinating and researching trials in our Greenhouse Division.

Primary Responsibilities:

Scout Greenhouses for insects and disease twice per week during Record data on tablet and communicate with supervisors on findings.

Work with Crop Inputs Supervisor to understand pest pressure and treatment

Conduct research trials in coordination with staff using soil, water, tissue and Present findings to company leaders.

Qualifications/Skill Requirements

Strong organizational skills

Must be a self starter and have the ability to work independently and efficiently

California driver’s license

Reliable transportation

Strong written and verbal skills

Basic proficiency with computer programs usage such as spreadsheets and reports

Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred, but not required

Agriculture pest management classes preferred, but not required

Working Conditions

Job function is typically performed in an outdoor environment in seasonal weather conditions; occasional work in an office

Physical Requirements:

Sit and/or stand for long periods of time

Lift 40lb

Frequently walk on unimproved surfaces

Please email resumes to so we can schedule an interview.

National Ag Science Center Dan Nutley Memorial Scholarship:

Educational Programming Intern

Date: Spring/Summer 2020     

Reports to: Dr. Emily Lawrence, Executive Director

Classification/ Salary Grade: Stipend position/15 – 20 hrs. per week


Travel: A valid driver’s license is required. Some travel might be expected of this position.

Required Education and Experience: High school diploma and currently enrolled in a post-secondary educational program.

Contact Info:  Please submit application and resumé to

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