Employment Opportunities


At the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC), we provide research-based innovative solutions to farmers, producers and citizens.  Our areas of research include agronomy and soil science, dairy, horticulture, renewable energy, and swine.  

Help Wanted

Part-time milkers needed for our dairy herd.  Schedule is flexible and includes mornings, evenings, weekdays and weekends. To apply, please contact Kim Oachs by emailing [email protected].

Summer Employment Opportunities

Each summer, the WCROC employs several student workers to fill a variety of roles, including internships.  

For the 2021 summer season (May/June - August/September), we will be looking for several dedicated students to join our team in the following areas:

  • Horticulture Internships - follow research protocols and objectives related to specific horticulture research projects. Three internships available: Bedding Plant Intern, Tabletop Strawberry Intern, and Grit Weeding Intern. (Application deadline: April 5, 2021) Contact Steve Poppe to apply.
  • Horticulture Student Workers - provide garden care and maintenance in our Horticulture Display Garden. More than one position available.  View position description. (Application deadline: April 5, 2021). Contact Steve Poppe to apply. 

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.