Caretaker Farm Communications Internship

Dates of Internship:

June 13nd-August 19th,   It would be possible for the internship to be shorter by a week or two.


All funding will be through Williams College.  The host will not provide any additional pay.  The host will not provide housing.

Reports To

The Caretaker Farm Communications Intern will report to Caretaker Farm Manager, Don Zasada.


Job Overview

The intern will provide support to connect Caretaker Farm CSA with 290 farm member families.  They will enhance our social media and web presence through photos and videos while possibly updating the signage on the farm to provide a more profound experience to all farm visitors.  The intern will also assist the farm in some work tasks to understand more profoundly sustainable agriculture and give context to the communication with our community.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop a photo bank throughout the summer for social media, website and publications.
  • Craft two 90-120 second videos of our farm for outreach opportunities.
  • Upgrade signage in our U-Pick gardens and hoophouses.
  • Assist with fieldwork to experience sustainable agriculture in order to more effectively develop outreach materials that express our mission. This could would include harvesting, washing, weeding and hoeing.
  • Maintain social media presence during internship through Facebook and Instagram.
  • Add photos to our website if appropriate
  • Helping in our distribution area
  • The internship is 8 weeks and 30 hours per week. It will be divided such that 16 hours will be dedicated to specific communications projects or helping our distribution area and the remaining 14 hours will involve assisting in various types of farm tasks.




  • We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated individual who is passionate about helping us share with our community the everyday experience of our farm through various forms of media.
  • Experience with graphic design, video editing and photography is helpful.
  • Creative and artistic students are encouraged to apply.
  • Although prior experience on a farm is helpful, it is not a necessary prerequisite for this internship. 

To Apply

 Send a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references to [email protected]