PPQ William F. Helms Internship Program
- Scholarship Description
The USDA Pathways Program: William F. Helms Internship provides university and college undergraduates the opportunity to help protect U.S. agriculture and natural resources against harmful plant pests and facilitate the safe trade of agricultural products. Students may experience hands-on activities like inspecting plants, plant products and other regulated items for pests or disease; conducting crop and commodity surveys; identifying suspected pests and diseases; or participating in plant health emergency response efforts. Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled part-time or full time at an accredited college or university in a program related to agricultural or the biological sciences, a rising junior or above, with a minimum 2.0 GPA. Applications open for two weeks each spring, posted on USAJOBS. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.