Internship Opportunities (West Springfield and Worcester, MA)
New Lands Farm interns conduct hands-on assistance to new refugee and immigrant farmers in the classroom, on our farm sites, and at various garden sites. New Lands farmers represent diverse backgrounds and skills. Interns work directly with New Lands Farm staff to offer new farmer trainings and manage agriculture production. Interns are involved in a diversity of activities associated with the program including farm management, field work, market coordination, transportation, volunteer coordination, and program development. They also have the opportunity to attend agricultural trainings, access land for personal gardening/farming, or create self-directed projects that benefit the program.
This position is unpaid. Hours and schedule are flexible based on program and interns’ needs. We accept interns for the semester, summer, or year. Long term volunteers are also welcome. We will work with your college or university to provide credit if requested.
Responsibilities: Interns support the New Lands Farm staff, farmers and gardeners in a variety of ways. Examples include the following:
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