Internships and Work-Study Opportunities

Summer Employment at the Farm

Summer Farm Internship

The Hampshire College Farm Summer Internship provides a hands-on working/learning experience designed for college students interested in sustainable agriculture, including organic vegetable production and pastured livestock management.

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Contact: Nancy Hanson, nhanson@hampshire.edu

Farm and Garden Camp Assistants

The Farm and Garden Camp is run by The Farm Education Collaborative (TFEC) at the Hampshire College Farm each summer. Students interested in staff positions for the camp should apply directly to TFEC.

Farm and Garden Camp website »

Work Study Positions (school year)

Livestock Assistant

Job Description: Feed, clean, and tend livestock. Chores include, but are not limited to, feeding and watering animals, gathering and washing eggs, changing bedding, maintaining farm facilities, and assisting with monthly meat share pickups (3 per semester). Hours vary, but generally include regular morning and/or afternoon animal care.

Contact: Mo Phelon, mapFC@hampshire.edu

Vegetable Assistant (fall)

Job Description: Harvest, wash, and prepare organic vegetables for the Hampshire College CSA share pickup and delivery to the on-campus dining hall. Hours are 1-4 pm on Mondays and Thursdays and 7-10 am on Friday mornings during harvest season. Must be able to work in the early morning and outdoors in all types of weather.

Contact: Nancy Hanson, nhanson@hampshire.edu

Vegetable Assistant (spring)

Job description: Assist as needed with seeding, transplanting, and greenhouse weeding and harvesting of spring crops. Hours vary.

Contact: Nancy Hanson, nhanson@hampshire.edu
 

Off-Campus Positions

In addition to on-campus opportunities, there are a variety of agriculture-related internships and jobs in the Pioneer Valley and beyond.

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