Internships- Apply Now!

Internships are available year-round with the Corvallis Environmental Center. They are an opportunity to learn more about the world of nonprofit and environmental work, and to get involved with our organization. These unique and applicable work experiences are unpaid but are eligible for up 3 credits. The CEC offers multiple internships throughout our programs and each works with several students every term.

Applications for fall internship positions will be accepted until September 13, 11:59 pm. 

There will be a mandatory intern orientation on September 25, 5:30-6:30 pm. 

Sustainable Agriculture Intern

The Sustainable Agriculture intern plays a crucial role in the success of the SAGE Garden. This is a great opportunity for those seeking hands-on experience in small-scale agriculture, local hunger relief, educational gardening, sustainability, permaculture, and connecting people with the food that they eat.  As a part of the SAGE team, you will help to grow the 3 tons of food that we donate each year to aid food insecure individuals and families in the local community.  We value the input and ideas of SAGE interns in shaping the garden and enhancing its educational function. Full position description. Apply HERE. Questions? Email

Community Food System Intern

Learn more about the local food system and food security issues by serving as a Community Food intern with the CEC’s Edible Corvallis Initiative. Under the supervision of the Community Food Educator, the Community Food Intern will help to increase access to healthy foods among families navigating poverty.

The Community Food Intern will participate in the development and planning of a Benton County Veggie Rx program, work with the Community Food Educator to demonstrate basic cooking techniques and provide samples of healthy low-cost foods, distribute recipes and outreach materials at events, and interact with the public to promote healthy foods and locally-grown fruits and vegetables. Full position description. Apply HERE.  Questions? Email

Marketing & Outreach Intern

Are you computer and social media savvy? Have a flair for marketing? Love talking to people? Then join the Corvallis Environmental Center as an intern. Learn more about community outreach, engagement, fundraising, events, marketing and nonprofit development. Get a behind the scenes look at what makes our organization work and gain knowledge in each of our program areas. Full position description Apply HERE. Questions? Email

Art & Design Intern

Are you interested in utilizing your artistic abilities to help creatively craft exciting and aesthetically appealing projects for events and promotional materials? Want to create unique window displays for our downtown office? Full position description. Apply HERE. Questions? Email

Farm to School Intern

The Corvallis Farm to School program makes connections between our food system and our school system. Our program increases the use of local foods in our schools, encourages children to make healthy eating choices and supports regional farmers. As an intern, you will gain hands-on experience in food, nutrition, and agricultural education, get to work with community volunteers, and assist with promoting local foods for our school district. We provide a wide range of programs, and work with interns to design their experience around their interests. Full position description.  Apply HERE. Questions? Email

Avery House Nature Center Intern

As an intern with Avery House Nature Center (AHNC) you will be an integral part of creating and implementing place-based environmental education for all ages. We work in schools, local natural spaces, at our Nature Center in Avery Park and throughout the Corvallis community. AHNC offers a variety of internships based on the skills and interests of applicants. Full position description. Apply HERE. Questions? Email our Nature Programs Coordinator at or call 541.758.6198