Maryland: Clear Spring Creamery seeks two Interns

3 Feb
We are looking for 2 interns for the 2011 season.  Clear Spring Creamery is a dynamic grass based farm milking 40 cows.  Products from our Grade A on farm creamery including cheeses, yogurts and bottled milk are sold in farmers markets in the Washington DC area.

Dairy responsibilities include milking cows, caring for animals and some fence work.  Creamery responsibilities include operating pasteurizer, bottling fluid products and assisting in creamery operation.  Attendance and working one or two farmers market per week during the market season is required.

No experience is necessary, just willingness to learn.  However, the requirements necessary to qualify for this internship include the following: reliability, attention to detail, love of animals, excellent work ethic, clean driving record, ability to work independently, self motivated, physically strong, and good interpersonal skills.  Work does require some heavy lifting.

In return, we will offer our knowledge and stipend of $200.00 per week. At times additional hours will be required.  A season end bonus will be awarded to intern that remains in good standing throughout the entire market season of April-November.  Internship can be modified slightly to focus more on learning dairy management or creamery/marketing management according to individual interest.

Interested applicants should notify us via email at cmpp1@juno.com

including any applicable experience and personal qualifying information.

 

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