Job Opportunities


Science Support Technician for Biology Plant Facility,  Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
Posted September 2019
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Greenhouse Assistant, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
Posted September 2019
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Horticulture Faculty Position:  Assistant Professor in Plant Resilience, The University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Posted August 2019
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Plant Growth Facilities Manager, The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Posted July 2019
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The IPPS-Eastern Region Foundation (IPPS-ERF) is proud to introduce a new program to support internship experiences related to nursery production, plant propagation, ornamental research or plant collections for students or novice employees (less than 5-years of experience).  Details and how to apply HERE.  Application deadline October 15, 2019.

NASA's Kennedy Space Center is looking for undergraduate and graduate student interns to help with Space Crop Production. Interested students will need to log in to to create a profile, and then search for opportunities. Four to five interns are selected every semester (spring, summer, fall). Selection is competitive and based on application with interviews to down select candidates. Spring and fall internships last 14-16 weeks, summer internships are 10 weeks long. Interns receive a stipend. For consideration for spring 2020, apply by October 18, 2019. This internship runs 1/13/20 - 5/01/20. Students must be US citizens attending US accredited universities. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or above and must be currently enrolled.


  • IPPS members and representatives of their employers may submit job opportunities for posting on the IPPS Eastern Region Job Opportunities page.
  • Submit either: (1) URL link to a job posting on the company’s website (links to third party job posting sites will not be accepted) or (2) A PDF or MS Word document containing all pertinent information about the job. The company’s web page or the submitted file must contain the job title, job location (city, state/province, country), description, contact information, and all other pertinent information about the job.
  • Submit via email to the IPPS-Eastern Region Secretary/Treasurer, Margot Bridgen (
  • Job opportunities will be posted for 60 days. Prior to the end of the 60 days, request for a 60-day extension may be made by email.


  • Job opportunities may be viewed by IPPS members in any region; however, postings submitted to IPPS-Eastern Region are only accessible on Eastern Region’s Job Opportunities web page at this time.You can access the Western Region job postings HERE.
  • Acceptance and removal of job postings is at the sole discretion of the IPPS Eastern Region Executive Committee.
  • The IPPS Eastern Region Job Opportunities web page acts as a free-of-charge job posting service only and makes no recommendations regarding potential employees or employers. IPPS Eastern Region makes no warranty about the information contained in the job postings. All hiring, scheduling, and compensation for posted jobs are handled directly between the potential employee and employer.