Internship Opportunities

 Now Seeking a Youth Garden Intern!

See the position description and application instructions here.

Community GroundWorks is excited to offer a variety of internships during the 2017 growing season! As an intern, you can expect to be fully immersed in hands-on experiences, as well as training and professional development relevant to your program. Read on for descriptions of each of our internship programs, and requirements for paid and volunteer interns.


Program Descriptions

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 Troy Community Farm - Work on our 5-acre farm and learn about certified organic vegetable production, our sprout business, passive solar greenhouse, CSA, and more.  Our Beginning Farmer Training includes formal classes, weekly field tours, and field trips. 

 For more information and application instructions, click here!


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 Troy Kids' Garden – Work with school-age children in our award-winning Kids' Garden, tallgrass prairie, edible landscape, and sugar maple woodland and gain valuable experience developing, implementing, and evaluating garden program activities for children.

 For more information and application instructions, click here!

Are you a high school student looking for a summer internship? Click here to apply for a High School Internship!

If you are interested in a volunteer internship, please contact our Kids' Garden Manager alisha@communitygroundworks.org


 

 Goodman Youth Farm - Lead youth of all ages in farm-based educational experiences on our half acre farm on Madison's east side! Interns will gain skills in outdoor education as well as organic vegetable production and small-scale beekeeping. Includes intern classes, field tours, and individual projects.

 For more information and application instructions, click here!

Are you a high school student looking for a summer internship? Click here to apply for a High School Internship!

If you are intersted in a volunteer internship, please contact our Goodman Youth Farm Manager at jennica@communitygroundworks.org


Digging dirt into a wheelbarrow.Troy Natural Areas - Our Natural Areas cover the 26 acres that Community GroundWorks stewards and include the surrounding woodlands, restored prairie, and edible food forest. This program is ideal for self-starters who enjoy working independently outdoors.

 If you are interested in a volunteer internship, please contact our Land & Gardens Coordinator at shelly@communitygroundworks.org