Various: Grow for America seeks Interns

25 Apr
Advance the organic farming movement by connecting and educating the college generation through direct experience.Description
This will be the first official ‘Growing’ class of Grow For America and with it will come very interesting challenges and chances to learn. This organization is about two things: people and sustainable food.

This position is selecting highly motivated college sophomores, juniors and seniors for a summer position working on an organic farm selected by GFA. Our goal is to put the most talented college students in a position to learn and have the most impact on the organic farming industry. The summer is just the beginning.

Responsibilities

  • Work on a farm in a 10-12 week program
  • Think farm first and exceed expectations
  • Blog at least once each week about the experience
  • Work with and support the other classmates in the GFA program
  • Give input to the direction and formation of Grow For America
  • Think entrepreneurially about the farm and growing the network to drive revenue for the farm

Requirements

  • Problem solver that is great with people from varying cultures
  • Sense of adventure
  • Interest in organic farming
  • Interest is multimedia blogging
  • Interest in business and entrepreneurship
  • Desire to have an impact on the farming industry and how we eat

To Apply

Send your resume along with a cover letter and a writing sample tointern@growforamerica.org . In your cover letter please include an answer to the following questions:

  • How do you think interning on an organic farm through this program will help you professionally?
  • In the classic farmer in the dell song, where does the cheese stand?
  • In 140 characters what do you think the biggest challenge facing the organic food movement is?
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