Seasonal farm Apprentice – Oxford College Farm

Contact information
Farm Address:
406 Emory Street
Oxford , Georgia, 30054

Primary Contact: Daniel Parson
Primary Phone:
    Number: 4044524321


Internship information
General Farm Description: Oxford College Farm is a small organic vegetable farm producing food for the campus and community while educating first and second year college students in organic agriculture and food systems. We work on an 11-acre property with 3 acres in annual rotation and fruit trees.

CRAFT Member Farm? No

Internship Starts: asap
Internship Ends: November 22, 2024
Number of Internship Available: 2
Application Deadline: Rolling
Minimum Length of Stay: Full season

Internship Details:

This is an exciting internship for someone who would like to get experience on a college organic farm. Interns do a little bit of everything on the farm and get to work with full-time staff, student interns, and student workers in the academic year. You will need to apply through Emory’s career website at

Reporting to the Oxford College Organic Farmer/Educator, this position is responsible for ground preparation, crop planting, care, weeding, etc. in support of Oxford’s organic farm.


  • Responsible for mowing, mulching, and general maintenance of grounds.
  • Handles the picking, packing, and marketing of crops.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • A high school diploma.


  • Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Prefer knowledge of organic farming practices, marketing of produce, and the local food movement.
  • Horticulture skills of propagation, weeding, scouting, and harvest are also preferred.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

Educational Opportunities: Working on the farm itself is educational and our interns become trainers for our students. We host workshops which staff attend and we visit other area farms from time to time. There are other professional development opportunities as desired.

Skills Desired: Most important is willingness to learn the tasks as we do them and being able to work outside in a variety of weather conditions.

Meals: Only once/week when the dining hall is open

Stipend: Yes, paid hourly well above minimum wage

Housing: Not provided

Preferred method of Contact: email