Introduction- Outbound Program


Training Outbound

TOP can help you find a placement in horticulture, agriculture, oenology and turfgrass sciences outside of the United States. Typical internship lasts from 3 to 12 months. Our partnership network includes these countries:

  • Germany

  • Netherlands

  • United Kingdom

  • Australia

  • France

  • Denmark

TOP's Responsibilities

  • Pre-screen and promote applicants to international partner organizations

  • Help prepare required documentation based on the destination country

  • Brief the applicant on procedures and available placements

  • Assist and advise on insurance, travel, visa etc.

Fees & Costs

*Attention: fees and costs vary among target countries and length of internship. The cost of health insurance will be different too. Typically, these following costs should be considered:

  • TOP application fee, currently $350

  • Partner organization fee, starting about $300

  • Visa fee and work permit fees, $0-$250

  • Health insurance, $2-$4 per day

  • Travel expenses, $500-$2000

Wages & Scholarships

Interns could receive remuneration or wages from host compaines, which varies by country. The specific type of your internship depends on your qualifications, education and experience.
Scholarships are available: OSU students may use STEP funding as TOP is STEP approved. Horticulture students are encouraged to apply for scholarships via American Floral Endowment.

How To Apply

Please email your resume or C.V. to, tell us which country and and what type of internship interests you.