Available Internships

New Entry Work Study and Internship Opportunities 2019-2020

New Entry appreciates the diverse backgrounds and excellent qualifications of graduate students enrolling in the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.  Students from various degree programs and schools are drawn to New Entry’s mission as we promote sustainable agriculture and help to strengthen our local food system. We offer a variety of opportunities for summer internships, directed-study, research projects, and work-study employment.  Examples of prior student involvement reflect a range of learning opportunities. 

Below are available work-study or internship positions.

 

Outreach and Communications Intern – help spearhead new communications projects; assist with tabling/outreach to community groups at conferences and events; develop content for New Entry newsletters and social media sites; solicit media coverage for events and news. Assist New Entry with creation of brochures, flyers, resource guide layout, and other visual identity needs. Compile and update resources and links in the online resource library.

Farmer Training Program Intern - assist with special projects associated with Farmer Training learning objectives and grant deliverables; prepare course materials for trainings; schedule speakers and field trips to farms/markets; coordinate logistics for training courses; attend training sessions and provide technical assistance to participants; evaluate training sessions and revise training manuals. Support participants across online and in-person courses including Farm Business Planning and Crop Production. Support farm manager with production related needs in the field.

Food Hub and Food Access Intern - assist with marketing activities of New Entry Food Hub create promotional materials for the CSA and assist with shareholder recruitment; prepare newsletter/recipe templates; facilitate food access partnerships to expand access for low income families. Assist with the aggregation and distribution of produce coming and going from the food hub for CSA and food access shares. Help build relationships across the local food supply chain.

National Programs Intern - support various aspects of our National and State Networks work including outreach efforts, resource management, and data analysis. This internship offers the opportunity to work closely with the National Program Manager, interfacing with our national capacity building efforts and network facilitation for organizations across the country working on beginning farmer training and local food systems issues

We are looking for self-directed interns who can work well in teams and individually and have an interest in building equity and resiliency into local food systems. Much of our work happens in Beverly at Moraine Farm, so access to reliable transportation is helpful.

Interested applicants should send inquiries and/or a cover letter and resume to: Kevin Cody, Farmer Training Program Manager at kevin.cody@tufts.edu

For employment requirements please contact Jennifer Hashley at 617-636-3793 and email your resume and cover letter to:  jennifer.hashley@tufts.edu.