Internship Opportunities

Community GroundWorks is excited to offer a variety of internships during the 2015 growing season! As an intern, you can expect to be fully immersed in hands-on experiences, as well as training and professional development relevant to your program. Read on for descriptions of each of our internship programs, and requirements for paid and volunteer interns. If you're ready to apply, follow the link below!

Internship Application

Program Descriptions

farm crew

 

Troy Community Farm - Work on our 5-acre farm and learn about certified organic vegetable production, our sprout business, passive solar greenhouse, CSA, and more. Farm internships include formal classes, weekly field tours, and field trips.

 

 

An intern with a couple youth.

 

Troy Kids' Garden – Work with school-age children in our award-winning Kids' Garden, tallgrass prairie, edible landscape, and sugar maple woodland and gain valuable experience developing, implementing, and evaluating garden program activities for children.

   

 

 

Goodman Youth Farm - Lead youth of all ages in farm-based educational experiences on our half acre farm on Madison's east side! Interns will gain skills in outdoor education as well as organic vegetable production and small-scale beekeeping. Includes intern classes, field tours, and individual projects.

 

 

Digging dirt into a wheelbarrow.

 

Troy Natural Areas - Our Natural Areas include Troy Community Gardens as well as the surrounding woodlands, restored prairie, and edible food forest. Internships in 2015 will focus on Troy Community Gardens and the Gardening for Good program. 

 

 

Nonprofit Administration – Learn the essential business of keeping our nonprofit running smoothly and efficiently. Activities could include fund development, publicity, grant research and writing, and planning and implementing special events.