Farm Internships in Milwaukee
We are accepting 3-month option applications at this time.
Growing Power is a non-profit 501(c)3 farm and land trust supporting people from diverse backgrounds, and the environments in which they live, by helping to provide equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe and affordable food for people in all communities.
The Growing Power internship requires a three-month commitment with the expectation that interns work 6 days per week, averaging 60 hours of work in a dynamic work environment. Farming is hardwork, therefore all interns must have a positive attitude, an ability to receive constructive criticism and a strong work ethic. Potential intern candidates would need to demonstrate the ability to:
Perform tedious, hands-on physical labor;
Be flexible, able and willing to adapt to various work assignments throughout their internship experience;
Be able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences, staff and management.Responsibilities
When available (January - June), interns have the opportunity to take workshop breakout sessions during the course of their internship
Please e-mail attached cover letter, resume, and a brief description that should outline what you would like to accomplish personally as an intern in food system development and how you would use this experience to contribute to building community food systems to firstname.lastname@example.orgAll potential interns are required to complete two work-days in Milwaukee as a part of the application process. Dates will be arranged after submission of the application.
applications for the Chicago Farm are closed.
Store &Market Basket Hotline: 414.527.1930 Office Tel. 414.527.1546 l Fax 414.527.1908
Chicago Projects Office: 1741 N. Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647