Student Farm Internship

Penn State University

Penn State Beaver
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Date Closing:
open until filled
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Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses - Penn State Beaver


The Student Farm at Penn State Beaver is now offering paid opportunities for current Penn State students interested in working and learning with the Student Farm in our second growing season! Student farmers are the ambassadors to the farm. Essential roles include ensuring that safety, produce quality, and a fun work environment are maintained among co-workers, volunteers, and community members and courses that may visit and work on the farm. Student farmers will learn about and manage farm production, harvesting, marketing, community engagement, produce donations, volunteer management, event planning, and more. Previous experience in relevant fields is welcome, but not as necessary as the motivation to learn and contribute to a positive work environment. Pay is $10.00 per hour. Summer work begins May 7, 2018 for 20-40 hours per week. Field work is primarily between 7am-12pm, with occasional additional hours required. Fall work is approx. 12-15 hours per week. Work is primarily outdoors, with some computer-based work including record keeping and blog writing. Own transportation to the Student Farm is required. Will drive a university vehicle as needed. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks. To apply, upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references. Deadline to apply is March 19, 2018.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088