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Part Time Opportunities


Seeking students who might be available and interested for an internship in Soybean Breeding with BASF Corporation, Nevada


We could offer 10-20 hours per week or more & starting pay would be $15.00 per hour.  We are pretty flexible with the hours for these students to attend their class.


Especially we are looking for someone with an ability to make crosses in soybeans and assist in other activities such as leaf tissue sampling, data collection and harvesting in our nurseries.

Posted 3/1/22

Nevada, IA


Brookstone Specialty Services

Class A CDL Drivers Needed- For our warehouse operations in Ames -Shuttling equipment and products for 3PL clients. Part time and Full time available. Hopper, Livestock, Pneumatic Trailers experience a plus. $20.00 per hour


Truck and Trailer Washer- Ames Many shifts available. Washing hoppers, pneumatic , and livestock trailers. Additionally trucks and farm equipment also

$17.00 per hour


We are a multi-national company working in 3 countries with our partners.


All shifts available. Posted 8/5/22

Ames, IA

Tom Barragy


Busch Farms

Large grain farm between Boone and Ames looking for experienced and hard working help for this fall running machinery in the field and doing labor. CDL is a plus but not required. Posted 7/11/22

Ames, IA Cory Busch 515-290-0282
Cocking Farms

Fall Help Wanted:

Cocking Farms is looking for fall help. 

We’re located in Winthrop IA about an hour and half drive northeast of Ames. We would help compensate for gas, or housing could be possible for the right individual. 

Job description:

Job would involve everything that’s required for fall harvest. Primarily running grain cart and helping shuttle equipment from farm to farm. Also equipment repairs and maintenance as needed. A CDL isn’t required but having one or knowledge around semis would be a plus. Some feeding of cattle maybe involved as well. If interested or have any questions please give me a call or text. Thanks 

Cameron Cocking

Posted 7/26/22

Winthrop, IA


Couser Cattle

Looking to employ 3 to 4 students at feedlot and helping with seed corn harvest this fall/winter/spring. Feeding, hauling manure, round baling, processing cattle and other activities working with livestock. Potential housing available over winter break if needed.

Only ten miles from campus (Nevada). Posted 12/7/21

Nevada, IA

Bill Couser


Finch Farms

Farm help wanted:

Farm 2000 acres of row crop, 120 head full blood cattle.

Looking for summer and fall semester help. Willing to work with different class schedules as long as there are at least 3hr chunks of time to come out when you are free.

Looking for someone who is a self starter, dependable, highly motivated and wants hands on experience. Flexible schedule.

Located a mile south of Ames. Posted 3/28/22

Ames, IA Heath at
Hegland Farms

We are a row crop and livestock operation looking for fall harvest help or involvement with hogs. We are located 20 miles north of Ames, just south of Ellsworth. Hog opportunities would include working with pigs and or barn maintenance. On the crop side we are looking for grain cart, tillage and semi drivers. We operate newer John Deere equipment, hours are flexible to fit around schedules, and full-time employment could be an option. Posted 7/14/22

Ellsworth, IA

Call or text:  

Aaron Hegland: 515-290-8659

Key Cooperative

Key  Cooperative is seeking individuals  to fill a part time position at our Gilbert feed mill for Spring 2022. The candidate would have the opportunity to continue into additional semesters depending on their availability and class schedule. This position will give the individual a behind the scenes look into what is involved in the manufacture of livestock feed. The position would assist the feed mill operator in the manufacture and packaging of our feed products.


Duties would include but not limited to:

(1)    Gathering feed products to be mixed by the mill operator, bagging and stacking of Key Cooperative manufactured feed onto pallets for customer pick up or delivery.

(2)    Restocking of feed products when they arrive from our suppliers.

(3)    Delivery of feed products to other Key Cooperative locations along with some customer delivery.

(4)    Help the feed team assure feed safety by following cleaning and maintenance procedures.

(5)    The above duties require a valid driver’s license, ability to climb ladders, and willingness to operate a forklift.

Posted 1/6/2022
Gilbert, IA  
L&R Peterson Farm

Part time experienced farm help wanted.  Duties would include but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance of equipment and facilities.
  • Fall & Spring tillage.
  • Run tractor and grain cart during fall.
  • Assist with grain handling/hauling.
  • Other farm related duties as needed.
  • CDL is a plus but not required
  • Shop experience is a plus- welding, fabrication,& ability to troubleshoot and fix mechanical issues
  • Position will be time-flexible to fit school schedule
  • We are located 4 miles north of Ames
  • We don't work Sundays
  • No livestock
  • References required
  • POSTED 7/25/2022
Gilbert, IA

Chad Winter 515-290-5189


We are looking for individuals who are excited about agriculture and eager to learn more about the seed industry.  These individuals will work with our Parent Seed staff to assist in parent corn drying and conditioning operations. This is a great opportunity for students to understand corn drying management/scheduling and operating basic seed conditioning equipment (sizers, gravity table, air screen cleaner, color sorters, etc.). 






September - October 2022

Looking to fill any day of the week, must be able to work at least 2 days out of the week. 

4 pm – 11 pm (Flexible on starting time)


Activities will consist of (but not limited to):

• Dryer bin sampling

• Operating and cleaning seed sizers, gravity table, air screen cleaner, etc


Successful candidate must:

• Accountable and self-motivated

• Highly detailed oriented

• Be able to use basic Microsoft office products   

• Forklift and seed conditioning experience is a plus, but not necessary 

Posted 7/29/2022

Slater, IA

Kori Sakahashi