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, pick up an application at the WCROC Administrative Office or by contacting Kim Oachs at 320-589-1711.

Summer Employment Opportunities

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

For the 2019 summer season (May/June - August/September), we will be looking for several dedicated students to join our team in the following areas:

  • Agriculture, Environment Sciences, and Maintenance - provide assistance with agronomy and general maintenance projects at the WCROC. Wide variety of projects and responsibilities. More than one position available. View position description. (Applications accepted until positions are filled).  
  • Horticulture - follow research protocols and objectives related to specific horticulture research projects. Provide garden care and maintenance in our Horticulture Display Garden. More than one position available. View position description. (Applications accepted until all positions are filled).

Applications available at the WCROC Administrative Office, 46352 State Hwy 329, Morris. If you prefer to apply by email, contact Kim Oachs at oachs004@umn.edu to request a PDF copy of the application.

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