University of Vermont

The Career + Experience Hub

Food Systems Internship Program

UVM Extension's Food Systems Intern Program will help you clarify your career interests and gain critical skills and contacts as an intern in a great variety of food system related businesses and organizations. Consider interning on a small permaculture farm, researching hops production in a changing climate, helping organizations like the Vermont Community Garden Network, NOFA VT, the Rich Earth Institute, the VT Foodbank, or a water quality division in state government meet goals essential to developing robust food systems across Vermont. Clarify and further your career goals as you engage in the work that is making Vermont a national leader in regional food hubs, direct retail farm marketing, food justice and sustainable agriculture.

We can help you:

  • Clarify and further your career interests
  • Determine which food systems internship sites best match your interests and abilities
  • Connect with possible academic credit options
  • Interview with host sites
  • Define specific learning goals for the work you will do
  • Intern with a food system related business or non-profit
  • Maintain contact with Program Coordinator throughout internship
  • Create and post a media summary of your learning
HUB Drop In Hours

Mon: 4 - 5:15pm

Contact Information

Matt Myers, M.S.
Tel: 802-656-0304
E-mail: Matthew.Myers@uvm.edu
Website: FSIP Site

23 Mansfield Avenue

Last modified January 17 2014 09:21 AM