The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is a private non-profit corporation that works to promote sustainable technologies and systems, especially for the benefit of economically disadvantaged individuals and communities.
Spend your summer working with professionals on sustainable agriculture projects. Learn new skills and put your college education to work! NCAT is currently looking for qualified students to work in our Southwest Regional Office in San Antonio, Texas. Interns will be given the opportunity to use and increase their research, editing, desktop publishing, video production, and social media skills. Interns will interact closely with professional NCAT staff and leave the experience with a better understanding of organic farming and the principles of sustainability.
The successful candidate will have good communication skills and an interest or background in sustainable agriculture, local foods, or related environmental issues. Excellent research and writing skills are required, as well as the ability to interact with the public and NCAT staff in a professional manner.
The intern may be assigned to producing and formatting publications, brochures, newsletters, or other documents as well as filming and editing short videos. Students with experience or expertise in agronomy, horticulture, farm management, or animal science may be asked to research and write technical material for use by farmers, ranchers, or educators.
$10.25 per hour depending on experience. Students with work study eligibility will also be considered. An additional stipend for transportation and living costs may be available.
Applications will be accepted through May 15, 2019, or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit a cover letter highlighting their experience and skills relevant to the listed qualifications, a current resume and a completed NCAT application. Incomplete applications or reference on the application to “see resume” will not be considered. Applicants can visit NCAT’s homepage at www.ncat.org for a gateway to websites and projects developed by NCAT staff. Send completed application materials to:
NCAT Human Resource Specialist
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
NCAT’s mission is to help people by championing small-scale, local and sustainable solutions to promote healthy communities, reduce poverty and protect natural resources. Our work brings together diverse partnerships and communities to help reduce poverty and protect our natural resources. We strive to be a multicultural organization that embraces the rich dimensions of diversity such as race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical ability, religious or political belief and marital or veteran status. Diversity creates healthy communities. Special consideration will be given to applicants who are reflective of the communities that we serve.