Urban farming internship

The City Sprouts Summer Urban Farming Internship provides part-time employment to 15 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.

 

You can support our interns by visiting our Farm Stands between June and September and by attending our annual Farm Fest Fundraiser.

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Qualifications

  • Must be between 15 and 21 years of age

  • Eligible for Free and Reduced Meals

  • Have an interest in farming, gardening, plants, cooking, nutrition, being outdoors, and/or youth education

  • Reliable means of transportation (can include public transportation)

  • Able to lift up to 35 lbs

  • Able to work in a variety of weather conditions

  • Able to work Saturdays in May and August; some evening work may be available

Work Schedule*

May & August

Saturdays, 9am - 2pm

June & July

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

9am - 3:30pm

*Possibility of work extending into the Fall 

  season, dependent upon schedules

Job Responsibilities

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

  • Distributing and selling produce at various farm stands (opportunities for evening hours)

  • 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)

Campus Locations

City Sprouts North

4002 Seward St.

 

City Sprouts South

1815 N St.

Carter Lake

5420 N 3rd St.

Pay

$12.00/hour

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We're gearing up for the biggest and best year of the City Sprouts Urban Farming Internship ever in 2022! Applications are now closed, and we have selected our 2022 interns. Follow us on social media or subscribe to the City Sprouts newsletter to stay tuned!

Earn

over $2,000

At $12/hour working

5 hrs weekly in May & August;
and 20 hrs weekly in June & July

Gain Job

Experience

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

Work

outside

Learn to grow fresh fruits and vegetables, manage an urban farm, and work with a team

 
 
 

become an intern

internship details

2022 Applications are Closed.
Stay Tuned for Updates!

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Team A:
Decatur + South

 

team lead

Edgar Romero Gonzalez

Interns

Jean

Charles

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Team B:
Lizzie Robinson
 

team leads

Aaron French + Mia Webb

interns

Ella

Brian

Hser

Savannah

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Team C:
Cooper Farm
 

team lead

Laura Simpson

Interns

Alex

Twah

Reh Mae

Jenny

Sye

 

2021 interns