Employment type: Internship
Job Location: Yakima Valley, WA
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018
Paid Internship Opportunity – IPM and Agronomy Intern
Come work for Hop Farms and an Apple Orchard in the Yakima Valley, WA
Start: May 2018 (Dates Flexible) End: October 2018
Summary: Work for Loftus Ranches in Moxee, WA, and Tributary Hop Farms 30 minutes away in Granger, WA. These two hop farms grow over 1,800 acres of hops and 35 acres of tree fruit. In addition to these two hop farms, you will be able to spend time at Olympic Orchards, a 500 acre apple operation in Sunnyside, WA. These three farms have shared management, and you will have the opportunity to work with each farm and gain exposure to several unique, high-value cropping systems in the area.
Compensation: $15.00/hr. The use of a company vehicle during work hours for transportation to and from different farms and fields. Produce from the farm garden.
Housing: The farm will not be able to provide housing, but we will assist in your housing search. Housing is available in the area and expect to pay $400-800/mo. depending on whether you will have roommates, etc.
To Apply: Please email your resume and a brief (1 page) description of yourself, your experience, and an explanation of your career goals to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org