Internship Opportunities

The UC Gill Tract Community Farm is hosting several exciting UC student internships for the 2015-2016 year. Get credit for building community, researching community-driven questions, or getting your hands in the dirt. Please forward to all relevant listserves.

Internship Outreach Gill Tract 2015

Community Engagement & Food Justice Intern – 2 Credits
Help build deeper relationships with food justice programs in the bay area and get training in community organizing with the Public Service Center’s East Bay Community Builders Program.

APPLY TODAY – Email vraditz at gmail.com

  1. Read more about the internship here: http://publicservice.berkeley.edu/ebcb
    2. Read the UC Gill Tract Community Farm’s Mission & Values here: https://gilltractfarm.wordpress.com/
    3. Email vraditz at gmail.com and include a) resume, b) times in the next two weeks you could have a phone or in-person interview, and c) 1-page cover letter with the answers to these four questions:
    Question #1: Why do you want to intern with the UC Gill Tract Community Farm?
    Question #2: Describe your past experience with community organizing, policy, community affairs, or other relevant work.
    Question #3: What skills can you offer the community as an intern? List all relevant skills. Expand on two of these skills and give examples of how you applied these skills in the past.
    Question #4: What do you see as the value of community organizing as a movement building strategy?

URAP & SPUR Research Internships –  2-4 Credits     

Community-driven research positions available in agroecology, medicinal herbs, food distribution, community education, economic analysis and more. Internships are through the UC Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program (URAP) and the College of Natural Resource’s Sponsored Projects for Undergraduate Research (SPUR).

Applications Open August 19.

Descriptions coming to SPUR & URAP websites soon.
For more information about SPUR: http://nature.berkeley.edu/site2/spur/front
For more information about URAP: http://research.berkeley.edu/urap/

DeCal: Berkeley Urban Garden Internship– 2 Credits 

Get hands-on urban agroecological farming experience at the Gill Tract with the support of a peer-led democratic education (DeCal) class.

Visit the DeCal course page for more information and instructions on how to enroll: http://www.decal.org/courses/3762