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Welkin Farms: Internship Opportunity, Sacramento, CA, USA

on February 13, 2024 at 10:58 am under , , , , , ,

Position: Internship Opportunity
Company: Welkin Farms
Location: Sacramento, CA, USA

Are you passionate about sustainable design, urban agriculture, and making a positive impact in your community?

Welkin Farms, a non-profit dedicated to urban farming and sustainable agriculture, is seeking a motivated intern to join our team for an exciting green roof project in Sacramento, California!

About Welkin Farms:

Sacramento is booming, and we are excited! However green spaces are slowly diminishing under the rising tide of concrete, leaving local residents with no reprieve from the stresses of urban life. Now imagine a space thriving with life, full of vegetables and people happily sharing in nature’s bounty. This is not your ordinary garden, this is Welkin Farms – an urban oasis that makes fresh locally grown food possible for our community!

Project Overview:

We are embarking on a transformative project to install the first urban farm in Sacramento, CA that will reduce energy costs, and will function as a productive green space above street level. This internship offers a unique opportunity to apply your knowledge in all aspects of green roof design and to start building your professional portfolio.

Who We Are Looking For:

  • Architecture or Landscape Architecture student with a strong interest in sustainable design and green infrastructure.
  • Enthusiasm for urban agriculture and collaborative team work.
  • Proficiency in design software such as AutoCAD.
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and timeliness of deliverables.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with design and development of the green roof plans, including plant selection, irrigation systems, and material specifications.
  • Conduct research on best practices for green roof design and construction in Sacramento, CA.
  • Participate in Zoom meetings with stakeholders and team members.
  • Document the project progress through written reports, presentations, and visual media.

Benefits:

  • Gain valuable hands-on experience in green roof design.
  • Work on a meaningful project that makes a positive impact on the community.
  • Network with other passionate individuals and organizations.

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and portfolio (if available) to darya.v.ryan@gmail.com. In your email tell us why you are interested in this internship and what unique skills and experiences you would bring to the Welkin Farms team.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Join Welkin Farms and help us build a greener future! We look forward to hearing from you!

Contact:
Darya Ryan, darya.v.ryan@gmail.com – welkinfarms.com

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