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SUMMER 2018 Communications Internship

For-Credit Internships & Student-Led Research

Students seeking for-credit internships are invited to work with the Student Farm. Students may work on the farm as part of the production team, where you will learn the ins and outs of production, harvest and marketing. Students can also develop a project with the farm tailored to each person’s own interests and area of study. Student interns could trial different production methods on the farm, develop a new market opportunity, start a workshop series, organize a food donations program, or build an app for organizing farm records. The sky is the limit!

If you are interested in learning more about for-credit internships, contact Leslie Pillen at lrp143@psu.edu.

Class Projects

Do you need a project for one of your classes? Are you an Honors student looking for a thesis topic? Do you need independent study or internship credit? If so, the Student Farm Initiative has many planning projects that may be a good fit for you.

There are many opportunities to get involved with the planning, design and implementation process for a new Student Farm and Food Systems minor!

Ongoing Project Opportunities:

1. Write stories to share on the Student Farm Blog. Did you spend time in a summer internship that related to sustainable food and agriculture systems? Or read an interesting book about food systems that you’d like to share? We would love to include your story in the blog. Deliverable: approx. 400-word personal story and 1-2 photos; Timeline: ongoing

2. Give short presentations about the project to classes and clubs. Deliverable: presentation; Timeline: ongoing, but especially in early part of each semester

3. Photograph and/or video events and meetings–get creative with documenting and supporting the planning process. Deliverable: photos and/or videos; Timeline: ongoing

Please contact Leslie Pillen if you’re interested in helping with any of these, or other, projects:

studentfarm@psu.edu or 814-863-5116 (office)

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