Summer Internships for University of North Carolina at Pembroke Students

Are you a college student interested in animal and plant health? Would you like to learn about the many career paths open in agriculture and natural resources?

We have a unique opportunity for you.

What Does an Intern Do?

Based on career interests and skills, our interns work with one of APHIS’ programs—Animal Care, Biotechnology Regulatory Services, International Services, Plant Protection and Quarantine, Veterinary Services, or Wildlife Services—or one of our management support
units. You’ll assist with daily operations and get firsthand experience in such areas as field work, laboratory research, administration, data analysis, budget and accounting, communications and outreach, and other technical and scientific work in agricultural health.


  • Paid summer employment
  • Paid travel and housing
  • On-the-job training
  • Networking opportunities


APHIS is a multifaceted agency with a broad mission to protect the health and value of American agriculture and natural resources. Our programs and services touch the lives of all Americans and many people around the world every day. To learn more, visit If you have questions about APHIS and our programs, contact our Office of the National Tribal Liaison (ONTL):

Dr. Terry Clark, ONTL Director  (301) 440-4388
Carl Etsitty, ONTL Assistant Director  (970) 494-7573

Apply Today!

To obtain and submit an application, contact:

Myia Reyes, Program Coordinator
American Indian Heritage Center  (910) 775-4663