Internships

Internships

Want to spend your Summer…

  • Working with urban farmers and gardeners?

  • Sitting in on dynamic classes about growing food like Crop Management and Irrigation?

  • Attending events and conferences about food, farming, and growing?

  • Helping administer an urban agriculture school grounded in community and social justice?

Then apply to be a Farm School NYC Intern!

Our Interns:

  • Assist our instructors as Teacher's Assistant for classes

  • Create compelling social media posts and community email updates

  • Navigate Constant Contact and Excel

  • Perform data entry and administrative office tasks

  • Join site visits to local urban agriculture destinations and meet leading professionals

  • Table at events and conferences to help our community grow

What We Need:

  • Strong interest and ability in writing and communications

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle large amounts of data

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Drive/Docs

  • Willingness to work both independently and collaboratively

  • Based in New York City with occasional remote work

  • Availability on Wednesday evenings and Saturdays between 10am – 2pm

  • Enthusiasm for urban agriculture and social justice

Time Frame + Compensation

  • Internships begin in May 2019 and end in September

  • Unpaid position, university credit may be available

  • Commitment of 12-15 hours per week (On site Wednesday evenings & Saturdays, in office one weekday and possible remote hours)

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume highlighting your experience and interests to Connor Vaughn, at connor@farmschoolnyc.org with the subject line "Farm School NYC Internship." Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Farm School NYC values diversity, and encourages applicants of all backgrounds and abilities to apply.