Internships

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.

 

 

The applications for the following summer internships are now closed.

Please check back later for our fall internship deadlines.

Community Food System Intern

Learn more about the local food system and helping to increase community access to fresh local produce by serving as a Community Food intern with the CEC’s Edible Corvallis Initiative (ECI). As the Community Food Intern, you will work under the supervision of the Community Food Educator and gain hands-on experience purchasing, selling and promotion local produce.   Questions?  Email food@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org

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. Questions? Email SAGE@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org.

Marketing and Communications 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. Questions? Email engage@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org.

Video Production Intern

Are you savvy with video editing software? Want to create more content for your portfolio? Then join the Corvallis Environmental Center as an intern. The Video Production Intern creates videos for web content and promotional purposes. Get a behind the scenes look at what makes our organization work and gain knowledge in each of our program areas. Questions? Email engage@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org.

Database Management Intern

The Database Management intern plays a crucial role in maintaining an organized and consistent database. Using Salesforce, the intern will input information about everyone within the CEC community: volunteers, donors, vendors and customers. The intern will learn to generate reports, input data, and organize a complex and widely used database. This is a great opportunity to learn about non-profit management and donor development. This internship requires 60 hours and offers flexible work schedules. No experience is necessary. Questions? Email info@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org.

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. Questions? Email FarmtoSchool@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org.

Avery House 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. Questions? Email our Nature Programs Coordinator at  grace@corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org or call 541.758.6198