FIRE Internship

Contact information
Farm Address:
Campus Box 7825
RALEIGH, North Carolina, 27606

Primary Contact: Ali Stone
Primary Phone:
    Number: 9193077927


Internship information
General Farm Description: Hosted by CEFS, Community Food Strategies, and the North Carolina Local Food Council, the FIRE program connects interns with community-based food organizations across the state to support their host site’s community and equity work.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: September 2023
Internship Ends: May 2024
Number of Internship Available: 8
Application Deadline: 8/18/23
Minimum Length of Stay: 2023 - 2024 academic year

Internship Details:

Throughout the year, interns will be paid to assist and manage various projects, including research, meeting facilitation, logistical support, and communications, as well as other tasks that align with the host’s needs and the intern’s interests.

In addition to valuable technical skills, interns can expect to learn about grassroots food initiatives, cultivate meaningful relationships with mentors and community members, and engage with and uplift their communities.

“I have gained a comprehensive understanding of food systems and health equity through interdisciplinary work and collaboration with professionals. My skills in research, content creation, data collection, and communication have improved. I have a deepened perspective on how community based non-profit work can make positive change in public health nutrition.”
– Noah Ashenafi, 2022 – 2023 CAFN Intern

Eligibility: Students currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree program at any North Carolina university, college, or community college across the state, or students that have recently graduated from one (within the last 6 months).

Apply by August 18th, 2023

Educational Opportunities: Professional Development

Skills Desired: Varies depending on host site.

Meals: No

Stipend: $15/hr for 15 hrs / wk

Housing: No

Preferred method of Contact: email