Internships

Farm School NYC Summer/Fall Internship

Want to spend your summer and fall…

  • Working with urban farmers and gardeners?
  • Sitting in on dynamic classes about growing food like Plant Health and Preparing for Winter?
  • 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 master Excel
  • Perform data entry and administrative office tasks
  • Join site visits to local urban agriculture destinations and meet leading professionals
  • Manage Outreach and Sales by tabling at events and conferences

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 the ability to work remotely
  • Availability on Wednesday evenings and select Saturdays between 10am – 2pm
  • Enthusiasm for urban agriculture and/or social justice

Time Frame + Compensation

  • July - December 2017
  • Commitment to at least 12 hours per week
  • Unpaid position, university credit may be available

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume highlighting your experience and interests to Connor Vaughn, at info@farmschoolnyc.org with the subject line "Farm School NYC Internship." Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis up until June 2017. Farm School NYC values diversity, and encourages applicants of diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply. Current Farm School NYC students may not apply.