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The following internships are available for the 2016-2017 academic year. All internships are 8-15 hours a week, unpaid. Most positions allow interns to focus on projects that they find particularly interesting.
Join Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard for a Garden Internship. Interns learn while gardening using a dynamic mixture of sustainable growing techniques. This opportunity includes instruction with an openness to the interests of the intern. This position is 10 hours/week unpaid. For more information, see Garden Intern Position Description.
To apply for a Garden internship fill out our garden-internship-application-form2017.
For questions contact Kendra Brewer or call 812-355-6843 x.207.
Pantry interns work to increase access to healthy, wholesome food in the pantry while engaging in community building. Interns will work closely with volunteers to keep pantry stocked and with patrons to provide customer service. For more information, see Pantry Internship Position Description 2016 .
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kristen Lucas
Do you love to share good food ideas? Nutrition interns support the program by labeling fresh produce in the pantry, collecting and displaying recipes and nutrition information in the pantry, preparing simple dishes for samples in the pantry and assisting with cooking classes and demonstrations. Candidates need to have a strong interest in The Hub’s mission and a passion for healthy eating. Interns will work with people of all ages and backgrounds, and need to possess strong communication skills and the ability to work independently. This unpaid position is approximately 8 hours a week. Candidate must be available for 2 shifts per week between the hours of 11am-6pm, plus a garden shift on Monday or Wednesday evenings. For more information, see Nutrition Internship Position Description.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Kayte Young
Development interns research and write grants, assist with the planning and coordination of special events, conduct donor research, maintain MHC’s presence in online platforms and assist with the coordination of mailings. Candidates need to have a strong interest in MHC’s mission, good writing and communication skills, and the ability to work independently. Design experience a plus. For more information, see Development Internship Position Description 2016.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Sarah Cahillane.
Tool Share Intern
(1 positions available)
MHC’s Tool Share program builds access to home gardening, cooking, and food preservation by offering a free lending library to food pantry patrons. Interns promote the tools available in the tool share program with cooking and gardening demonstrations. Tool Share interns support the promotion and day-to-day management of the Tool Share program. For more information, see Tool Share Internship Position Description 2017.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Hannah Lencheck.Communications Intern(1 position available)Interns are a central part of putting MHC’s communications plan into action! Interns increase and improve MHC’s presence on social media, write blog posts, take photos, and engage with all MHC programming, from the food pantry to the garden program. Basic design and photography skills, familiarity with social media, and writing skills are required. This position is 10 hours/week unpaid.Advocacy Intern(1 position available)Join Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard for an Advocacy Internship. Build organizing and outreach skills as you engage in anti-hunger and anti-poverty advocacy work. This position is 10 hours/week unpaid.See the Advocacy Internship Position Description. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Stephanie Solomon.Youth Garden Intern(2 positions available)Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard seeks motivated interns to support our Youth Garden Program. MHC’s youth garden program strives to connect youth with healthy, tasty food and the outdoors through meaningful experiences in the garden. Experience with organic gardening and/or youth development preferred. This position is 10 hours/week unpaid.