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Department of Plant Pathology


Summer Internships in Plant Pathology

summer internsSummer internships are available in both Columbus and OARDC-Wooster through various programs.  Work experience and other opportunities often arise during the school year.

Find Areas of Interest

Explore our Faculty Research Directory.  If you see areas that interest you, you are welcome to contact faculty and inquire about their programs.

Explore additional funding opportunities to work in plant pathology and related areas through the OARDC Research Internship Program (in Wooster) and the Summer Research Opportunity Program (multiple locations and programs available)

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In the Summer Research Internship in Plant Pathology (SRIPP) program, internships may involve laboratory and/or field based research, depending on the project.

Interns can also participate in field trips, seminars and workshops, career and graduate study sessions, and various research forums on and off-campus. At the end of the internship, students will give presentations on their research experiences.

Start and end dates may vary and are established between the student and supervisor, depending on school calendars.  Many SRIPP students will begin a week or two after Ohio State Spring commencement (early May).


The stipend is $10/hr, 38 hrs/wk (does not include housing, food or travel).

Minimum Criteria for Program Eligibility

  1. At least sophomore status in an undergraduate degree program or have received a baccalaureate degree within the past year.
  2. A 3.0/4.0 or greater cumulative grade point average.  Exceptions may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  3. Interest in plant science, plant pathology, or plant molecular biology.
  4. Applicants not currently eligible to work in the U.S. can contact Dominique Tate ( for more information.
    This program is open to students from all universities (not just Ohio State).

TO APPLY > Application Form (MS Word)

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we will not be accepting applications for SRIPP for Summer 2021.  If you have a desired lab you would like to work in during the Summer please contact the lab leadership directly. 

Dominique Tate, SRIPP Coordinator
E-mail:; Tel. (614) 292-4854

Mailing address
Department of Plant Pathology
The Ohio State University
201 Kottman Hall
2021 Coffey Road
Columbus OH 43210 USA