Post-Baccalaureate Employment Opportunities with the Dickinson College Farm!
Beyond “just farming,” full-time employment with the College Farm offers yearlong and six-month hands on learning experiences that build professional skill-sets in project management, group leadership, technical know-how, and networking. Interested students are invited to apply, regardless of previous farming experience!
2020-2021 Education and Outreach Coordinator
The College Farm Outreach Coordinator is a one-year full-time position geared toward providing a recent graduate with the unique opportunity to continue their connection with the College Farm, campus community, and regional local food initiatives while developing professional skills in educational programming, program management, mentorship, and communications. This position is based on campus and focused on maintaining and establishing campus and community connections with the College Farm. The position runs from June 2020 to June 2021 and includes a competitive salary.
Areas of focus for the Outreach Coordinator include coordinating educational and outreach programs on campus, helping to generate ideas and implement new campus initiatives, serve as farm liaison with campus organization, overseeing farm media outlets, providing support for the farm’s youth educational programs, and much more.
More details on the Farm Outreach Coordinator position plus an application can be found here. The deadline for the 2020-2021 Dickinson College Farm Outreach Coordinator application is February 23, 2020.
2020 College Farm Six-Month Apprenticeship Positions
The College Farm offers a unique opportunity to recent graduates interested in embarking upon a six-month learning and working intensive through our Farm Apprenticeship. These positions are full-time and run from May/June until Thanksgiving. The apprentice positions include a competitive hourly pay plus on-farm housing including amenities.
As an apprentice, graduates will gain the skills, experience, and knowledge needed to advance toward leadership roles within the professional arena. In addition to farm-specific training, this experience is applicable to furthering academic studies and employment opportunities related to food, sustainability, and education.
More details on the 2020 Farm Apprentice position can be found here. The deadline for the Dickinson College Farm 2019 Apprenticeship Program is February 23, 2020.