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Urban farming internship

The City Sprouts Summer Urban Farming Internship provides part-time employment to young adults, training them in agriculture, horticulture, culinary arts, public health, and life skills. Additionally, they gain experience in customer service, job readiness, and leadership, as they work as a team to manage our various farm sites around Omaha.

become an intern

Gain Job



over $2,000



At $13/hour working

Paid bi-weekly

Learn from professionals about culinary, agriculture, education, and work skills

Learn to grow and harvest fresh produce, manage an urban farm, and work with a team


City Sprouts Urban Farm Team is looking to hire a small group of young folx who are eager to learn about our food system, growing in urban settings, engaging with the community and getting their hands dirty. Our Spring internship will run for 8 weeks (April - Late May) 

The internship will consist of many fun and educational hands-on activities including: greenhouse work, field preparation, construction projects, and field trips.

  • Applications Open: February 15th - March 15

  • Spring Internship: April 1st - May 24th 

  • Flexible schedule Monday- Thursday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (15-20 hours/week)

internship details


  • Must be between 15 and 21 years of age

  • Have an interest in urban agriculture, culinary arts, being outside, and community building

    Reliable transportation (includes public transportation) or live within walking distance of 40th and Seward streets

    Willing / Able to lift at least 35 lbs

  • Willing / Able to work in a variety of weather conditions (e.g., light rain, high heat, and humidity)

  • Willing / Able to work Saturdays in May and August

Campus Locations

City Sprouts North

4002 Seward St.

City Sprouts Urban Farm

5420 N 3rd St.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting with regular crop maintenance including planting, watering, weeding, harvesting

  • Promoting City Sprouts to the community through site visits, school visits, presentations and events

  • Wearing appropriate work attire to protect from farming and weather conditions (e.g., closed-toe shoes such as work boots or tennis shoes, proper head protection such as a baseball cap or bandana, proper summer work clothes - stay cool with lighter fabric t-shirts, tank tops, shorts)

  • Responsive to communication with supervisors via text and personal email

  • Having a positive attitude and willing / able to work well independently and in teams



City Sprouts 2023 Interns

Intern Qualifications
Intern Responsibilities
2023 interns
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