Mill Village Farms provides a summer internship for undergraduate and graduate-level students interested in serving their community through youth development, urban agriculture, and healthy food access. Our intern team helps execute our summer program by leading teens through their first job experience, working on urban0farms in Greenville, South Carolina. Interns receive training and leadership development through our 11 week program, running from May 29th - August 18th. Topics covered includes: community development, healthy food access for low-income families, working with at-risk teens, urban agriculture, and professional development. To learn more about our specific opportunities, please click on the links below.
The Farm Apprentice will work hands on with our farm staff to learn the ins & outs of running a sustainable urban farm in Greenville. They will work alongside Crew Leaders and student crews to gain experience managing and directing employees in an agricultural setting.
Crew Leaders will lead groups of 6-8 student crew members on the farm throughout their summer employment. They will provide feedback and direction for students while acting as a professional mentor. They will be active in all youth development courses and field trips.
The Market Assistant will work with our market team to provide access for low-income community members to healthy & local produce. They will train student crew members in customer service while working alongside them at the Downtown Veggie Cart. Farmers Markets and with our Foodshare program.