Employment type: Internship
Job Location: Traverse City, MI
Application Deadline: March 31, 2018
George and John McManus
741 Garfield Road South
Traverse City, MI 49696
Our farm is located 4 miles south of South Airport Road, in Traverse City, MI and consists of 500 acres of land of which 250 acres is currently in cherry production. We produce Black sweet, Briners, Montmorency and Balaton cherries. All of the fruit we produce is sold wholesale. Agricultural workers maintain the quality of farms, produce and machinery and do physical labor under the supervision of the farm manager.
Intern learning opportunities:
This farm currently has 1 manager, and 3-4 university foreign intern/trainees. We also hire college and high school students for the summer harvest from June through August. Our interns learn how to work together to bring a quality fruit product to market. We offer competitive pay, which is based on experience. Our employees/interns work 40 to 50 hours a week until harvest at which time they work 60 plus hours a week. We can be flexible with time off prior to and after harvest, but expect everyone to work the 3-4 weeks of harvest.