Internships with the organic garden

Are you looking for a great internship this summer?  How about staying on campus to help grow organic vegetables? Interns at the Campus Organic Garden work at least 15 hours per week to maintain the garden all summer.  This will be our second year, and its going to be an exciting one!  We will hire 4 interns to work in the garden from June 1st through August 1st.  

Directions for how to apply for this internship are included below

Click here for a full internship description

Responsibilities Include:

Interns will be responsible for working as a team to accomplish the following:
- Watering of the garden
- Weeding
- Mow grass when needed
- Maintain inventory & garden work log
- Research on assigned subjects
- Harvesting garden produce
- Any other task related to the proper maintenance of the garden
- Monitor and turn compost when needed
- Recruit additional compost from residents on campus
- Serve as community liasons for the garden and give tours when asked


Housing will be available on campus to four interns free of charge.  This will require that you work at least 15 hours per week and register for the Internship with the registrar and Career Development Center.

Registering for internship credit:

All interns with the campus garden are required to register for at least 2 credits.  The hours of work remain at a minimum of 15 hours per week, but if financial hardship is an issue, the intern may register for only 2 credits.  For more information about registering for a summer internships, please visit the Career Development Center's Internship Website .  The anticipated cost of registration will be approximately $207 per credit (in state) and $536 per credit (out of state).

How to Apply:

An online application is available HERE and is due by Friday May 1st for Summer 2009 Applicants. If you would like to send a resume in addition to the online application, please send it to

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* Please note: Purchase College email is required to sign-in to the application*