Internship and Job Opportunities

UVA Career Center provides several resources for students seeking jobs and internship opportunities:

  • Feedback on resumes and cover letters
  • Career assessment to identify interests
  • Networking strategies and tips
  • Job and internship opportunities 
  • Mock interviews
  • Graduate school advising
  • and much more!

Looking for a food systems-related job? Check out these resources below: 

  • Good Food Jobs a job search engine designed to link people in search of meaningful food work with the businesses that need their energy, enthusiasm, and intellect. Job-seekers can search using specific criteria and have job opportunities emailed to them.
  • COMFOODJOBS an announcement service for employment, internships, and similar opportunities across the (sustainable) food system spectrum.
  • Farm and Food Jobs a source for job seekers and prospective employers in agriculture and food related industries. Job seekers can receive new postings by email.
  • Orion Grassroots Jobsource a nation-wide network for connecting with green jobs. Including, but not limited to, farming and food-related jobs.
  • Green Collar Jobs Board jobs board for the Green Collar Jobs Blog, listing several green collar job-seeking resources.
  • USDA Jobs positions available at the U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • ATTRA: Sustainable Farming Internships and Apprenticeships directory of on-the-job learning opportunities in sustainable and organic agriculture for farms in the U.S. and its territories.
  • NYFC Jobs and Apprenticeships Message Board  an online forum for jobs and apprenticeships. The message board also allows response posts, letting you put up reviews, comments and more.
  • Fair Trade Jobs Board job listings posted by the Fair Trade Federation
  • Stockbridge School of Agriculture Career-Net an agriculture job-posting list from the UMass at Amherst, with nation-wide postings.
  • Sustainable Agriculture Jobs, Internships and Apprenticeships a Facebook group to post professional farm, food and food system career development opportunities
  • Rodale Institute's Farmer Connect a moderated classified page hosted by Facebook with agricultural job listings.
  • Land Jobs Stuff a Google Group bulletin board for land, jobs, and agricultural stuff.
  • Eager Farmer a nation-wide listing of job opportunities.  Cheap to post positions, free to apply.
  • North American Food Systems Network Job Listing Page NAFSN aggregates (daily) food systems related job opportunities from a dozen green job sites as well as COMFOODJOBS email list. Farm apprenticeships are not included. This will eventually become a NAFSN member-only resource, but for now it is open to anyone.
  • Food + Tech Jobs is a database of jobs available nationwide for tech, business, design, sales, marketing, operations and PR jobs at food companies.

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