Paid summer internship opportunity

The Office of Multicultural Services & Programs, Charles E. Brown African American Cultural Center, and Office of Sustainability invite students to apply for the Bluestem Internship Program.

The internship is a hands-on learning internship program where students will work with faculty, staff, and community members to connect horticulture and urban agriculture with sustainability, cultural diversity, and social justice. the student interns will work to develop and plant a heritage garden while centering cultural narratives and meaning to horticulre and urban agriculture. The program addresses food deserts within the community by growing food that is donated directly to community members in need. The program is centered on providing an opportunity for students historically barred or removed from agriculture spaces due to systemic oppression and racist ideologies.

The program runs from May – July and all internships are PAID. Applications for interested students are open and stay open until March 12th. (

More information can be found on our website.

  • Sponsoring Unit
    Office of Sustainability