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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.

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


  • 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 South

1815 N St.

Carter Lake

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



With the tremendous help of the 2022 Urban Farming Interns, City Sprouts harvested and distributed over 10,000 lbs of fresh, sustainable produce in just one season! We're gearing up for an even bigger yield in 2023, and we're looking for passionate young folks to help us. Applications are now open through March 27. Please feel free to reach out to Aaron French, Manager of Urban Farm Initiatives, with any questions. Click the yellow ribbon button to apply.

Intern Qualifications
Intern Responsibilities

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Photo: 2022 Urban Farming Interns during a successful carport build

Last Year's Interns

2022 interns

2023 Applications are Live!
Apply by March 27

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