California Seed Association Career Portal

Shadowing/Mentoring Program:

What is the Shadowing/Mentoring program?

The CSA shadowing/mentoring program is an opportunity for college students to experience a day in the life of a seed industry company employee. This program gives students the chance to connect with experienced seed industry personnel to build on their agricultural knowledge base and expose them to the many career paths available. The goal is to showcase the variety of careers available within the California seed industry. This program helps cultivate a new generation of employees coming into the industry.

Click here for an application.

Seed Industry Sectors

  • Management & Business
  • Science & Engineering
  • Agriculture & Production
  • Education, Communication & Service

Potential mentors include:

  • Radicle Seed Co.
  • Sakata Seed America
  • Alforex Seeds
  • California Crop Improvement Association
  • Champion Seed Co.
  • Germains Seed Technology
  • HM Clause Inc.
  • Incotec
  • Monsanto
  • Rijk Zwaan USA
  • Syngenta
  • Tozer Seeds America
  • Seed Biotechnology Center

Who can apply?

College students

How to apply?

Download and complete application.
Applications must be received by the CSA Office no later than February 4, 2019.
Mail: 1521 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
FAX: 916-446-1063