Commitment: 10-20 hours, Monday-Friday
Salary: This internship is unpaid. However, we are committed to offering our interns ample learning, networking and professional development opportunities.
Red Tomato is a working model of a Food Hub – a coordination, distribution, and marketing hub for the region’s farmers. We market fresh, regional, ecologically-grown fruits and vegetables for a network of 40+ family farms, to millions of consumers, in hundreds of supermarkets and retail stores throughout the Northeast. We also have a robust program of collaborative research with scientists, a strong focus on brand and market development, and a commitment to sharing what we’ve learned with our colleagues in the Good Food Movement. Since 1998, we have pushed the limits of our innovative non-profit marketing and distribution network to bring more food, from more farms, to the widest possible base of consumers. To date, Red Tomato is responsible for sales of over $17 million worth of fresh fruits and vegetables grown on family farms throughout the Northeast. Continue reading
When: 2011 Fall Harvest Season, Sept – Dec
Commitment: 10-20 hours per week
Recompense: Unpaid as of yet, except in extra produce, experience, and references. This may change depending on grant acquisitions. Come and get to know local farms, farmers, and learn the ropes of a small local non-profit. Our work addresses food security issues, nutrition, and alternative practices in local farming. The scope of the work can be as broad or narrow as your time and interest allows. Continue reading
The West End Farmers Market, located in Alexandria, Va, is looking for two interns: Farmers Market Assistants, for the market season, July through November.
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
AVAILABILITY: Assistant should be willing to commit to the full duration of the market season, July through November 20. Assistants will work the market every other Sunday from 8:30am to 1:30pm and/or work during the week setting up for the weekend.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
Extroverted personality a must. Outgoing, enthusiastic, dedicated and dependable. They should have an interest in working with people, be gently informative, and open to conversation, dialogue and other points of view. An interest and knowledge of local foods, organic foods, and how farmers markets build community is useful, but not absolutely necessary. A set of articles will be provided and the interns will be expected to read them and be informed. Continue reading
Community FARE supports efforts to grow healthy, local food by fostering collaborative partnerships and providing resources and education for diverse individuals, schools, and organizations who want to grow gardens in underutilized spaces.
Our organization seeks a Web and Social Media Intern meeting the following criteria:
– Basic web design and maintenance skills
– Social media experience (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Youtube, etc.)
– Ability to work 10 hours per week
Start date: As soon as possible.
Minimum Commitment: 3 months, 10 hours/week
Research assistant needed for a progressive coalition working on pesticide and environmental justice issues across California. Californians for Pesticide Reform (CPR) is a dynamic statewide coalition of over 185 public interest groups founded in 1994 to protect public health and the environment from pesticides. CPR is undertaking a series of media, communications, and public opinion research projects in order to get a clear understanding of how Californians understand our issues, and how they might be inspired to take action to support sustainable agriculture and protect farmworkers and the public from pesticide exposures. This research will directly inform CPR’s current and future campaigns, as well as those of its member organizations. Findings will be translated into messaging and issue definitions recommendations, and then shared widely with partner organizations in the state and across the country. Continue reading
Slow Food USA is now accepting fall internship applications.
Credit is available for current students if your college or university allows. Descriptions and instructions are located on our website. [LINK: http://www.slowfoodusa.org/index.php/about_us/details/employment_and_internships/]
Internships require a minimum 20 hours a week for three months with a commitment through December. Please send a resume and short cover letter to Emily Stephenson at email@example.com
by July 15th. Please specify in your cover letter your first and second choice positions. No phone calls, please.