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NC Plant Breeding

Plant breeding fellowships: M.S. and Ph.D. candidates are welcome to apply for plant breeding felllowships; they are available for study in crop science or horticultural science in the area of plant breeding, a major program emphasis in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University; each fellowship pays a 12-month stipend, tuition, fees, and health benefits; there are opportunities to participate in internship programs with major seed companies:

  • for those interested in agronomic crops, contact Randy Wells (randy_wells@ncsu.edu); Department of Crop Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7620; Phone 919-515-4062, Fax 919-515-7959.
  • for those interested in horticultural crops, contact John Dole (john_dole@ncsu.edu); Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7609; Phone 919-515-3537, Fax 919-515-7747.

Half-time research assistantships: M.S. and Ph.D. candidates in agronomy can obtain support through the department of Crop Science; assistantships may be available for students starting in the fall or spring semester; contact Randy Wells (randy_wells@ncsu.edu); Department of Crop Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7620; Phone 919-515-4062, Fax 919-515-7959.

Half-time research assistantships: M.S., M.H.S. and Ph.D. candidates in horticulture can obtain support through the department of Horticultural Science; assistantships may be available for students starting in the fall or spring semester; there are opportunities to participate in internship programs with major seed companies, including Seminis and Syngenta; contact John Dole (john_dole@ncsu.edu); Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7609; Phone 919-515-3537, Fax 919-515-7747.

Greenhouse assistant : Half-time position available running the greenhouses for the watermelon and cucumber breeding program; work 8 am to 12 noon, Monday to Friday; responsibilities include mixing soil, filling pots, planting seeds, trellising the vines, pruning, pollinating, harvesting fruit, extracting seeds, and storing the seed packets; contact Todd Wehner (todd_wehner@ncsu.edu), Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7609; Phone 919-515-5363, Fax 919-515-2505.

Field assistant : Full-time position available helping in the field for the watermelon and cucumber breeding program; work 7 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday, April to August; responsibilities include planting seeds, harvesting fruit, and collecting data; contact Todd Wehner (todd_wehner@ncsu.edu), Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7609; Phone 919-515-5363, Fax 919-515-2505.

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