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Internships

Here is a listing of raw, vegan and vegetarian-friendly internships, work-study programs, volunteer, apprenticeships and more.

105 Degrees is currently seeking highly motivated and passionate individuals, with both experience and a yearning for learning. There are numerous opportunities available to interns, including education-oriented tasks, working with administrative and hospitalit, assisting with photography and video needs and more. For more information about our internship opportunities, contact us at contact@105degrees.com.
Cafe Gratitude accepts interns affiliated with an internship program through a recognized educational institution. To inquire about internship positions, e-mail info@cafegratitude.com and reference the academy/university/college/institution where you will be earning your credits.
Costa Rica Fasting Internship, DECEMBER 29, 2010-FEBRUARY 5, 2011. Responsibilities include but not be limited to: monitoring fasters, caring for the facility, preparing daily meals, attending lectures, attending all meal discussion groups and more. Submit a nonrefundable processing fee of $75 with your application. $4999, cost of internship.

Cousins IV works with an individual to focus on a particular area (hospitality management, catering, events, etc.), but the basic program includes an internship in the kitchen, events/catering or teaching.

Creative Health Institute needs two interns who can commit to the 90-Day Internship Program. Upon completing the internship and graduation requirements you will receive the Raw Living Foods Holistic Nutrition Counselor certification, in conjunction with the Raw Living Chef I and Raw Living Chef II Teacher certification.
Detox Retreats at the Oasis is looking for energetic, self-motivated people to help us with their programs.

Detroit Zen Center are accepting applications for its Dharma Work Exchange Program. Through a 3- or 6- month exchange, they provide a unique opportunity to live a simple, sustainable, and service-oriented life in a community setting, based on the principles of Zen Buddhism. In exchange for room, board, and a small stipend, students will participate in 30 hours per week of manual work under the guidance of skilled workers and monks, in the on-site organic/raw café and grocery, as well as doing composting, recycling, woodworking, farming, gardening and general maintenance. In addition, exchange students are expected to make a weekly meditation practice schedule, which will be individualized and discussed with the Director. Applications and questions should be forwarded to Myung ju Sunim, the Zen Center Director. 313-366-7738 or info@detroitzencenter.org.

Farm Sanctunary internships are available year round. Positions are filled on an ongoing basis as applications are received. Summer positions fill quickly, so if you're interested in these months, be sure to contact us well in advance.
Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary volunteers handle a great deal of clean-up work, and should be physically able to handle manual labor projects. They may also be called upon to staff booths at various community events and to help pass out various literature. In addition, volunteers may help with hauling animals to and from vet visits and adoptive homes, serve as tour guides at the sanctuary, and participate in planning committees for fundraisers. For information about volunteering and to sign up for a volunteer orientation session, contact Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary at 330-296-5914.
Hawaii Naturopathic Retreat Center, an in-patient facility, provides 3-month long internships for naturopathic doctors who want to learn more about detoxification and lifestyle changes with raw food nutrition, juices, exercise and mind-body medicine in the treatment of chronic disease. Candidates must believe in a Nature Cure approach and must be familiar with at least one of the following modalities: IV therapy, raw food nutrition, exercise therapy and possibly practice some mind body procedures such as meditation, yoga, EFT, stress management, breath work or other psychotherapy or bodywork techniques. Interns may apply for an extension or a permanent remunerated employment. Interns will have free room and board and work 40 hours per week. Guidelines for starting internships are as follow: January, April, july and October, but some flexibility is possible.

The Hippocrates Health Institute offers opportunity for internship in the greenhouse, the kitchen, and speaking engagements with the public.

Living Foods Institute seeks volunteer in various positions. For more information, email info@livingfoodsinstitute.com.

Living Light Culinary Institute seeks Kitchen Angels for its 2011 culinary trainings. The cost for the program is $20 per day and includes organic meals on days worked and opportunity to watch class demos.

Living Tree University offers internships for those considering a career in the organic food industry.

Mercy For Animals Internship Program. Interns participate in demonstrations; do vegetarian community outreach or work with our Veg-Friendly State Campaign; conduct online research; clerical work, work on specialized projects and more. Intern responsibilities and projects vary depending on his or her unique level of skills and experience. They accept applications year round.
OBUGS-Phat Beets Produce seeks indiviuals for their Farm Stand Ally Program. Allies work with Phat Beets Produce one day per week, one day with OBUGS, and one day on a collaborative school farm stand in North Oakland.
The Optimum Health Institute's missionary program is a volunteer extension program for those who have graduated from the OHI holistic healing program and desire to continue on a spiritual path to heal themselves and others. As a missionary, you are able to immerse yourself in the healing process 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Peaceful Prairie Sanctuary welcome volunteers on weekends, but must be scheduled and confirmed in advance.

People's Grocery offers a variety of Urban Agriculture Allyships. Email Jason@peoplesgrocery.org for information.

PETA seeks outgoing, energetic people for its internship programs.There are no deadlines for internship applications. They accept them year-round and review them as they arrive.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine offers a variety of internships and volunteer opportunities at different times throughout the year.

Que SeRaw SeRaw has a Kitchen Angel Program. Contact Alicia at Alicia@QueSeRawSeRaw.com for more informationTanglewood Wellness Center interns primary responsibilty is assisting in the care of fasters. 9-week commitment required.

Tree of Life offers Seva (work/trade) opportunities in a variety of areas, including culinary, video editing, graphic & web design, construction and gardening.

The Vegetarian Resource Group Internships can be in their Baltimore office or conducted long distance. Responsibilities depend on background, major if in college, and interest of applicant. Tasks may include research, writing, and/or community outreach. Unpaid internships are open throughout the year for all ages (including high school students living in Baltimore). If you would like to apply for a VRG internship, please email a resume, writing sample, and cover letter detailing your interests, skills, goals, and vegetarian knowledge to vrg@vrg.org.
VegNews accepts applications for full-time Editorial internship during the Spring and Fall terms. Interns will read and pitch stories, field inquiries, participate in editorial meetings, research story ideas, copy edit, fact check, and have an opportunity to write for the magazine and website. Interns will also participate in general publishing duties.
Viva La Raw Project accepts interns according to aptitudes, abilities and skills, which may include working on design, building and beautification projects, gardens, food preparation, routine maintenance tasks, meetings and creative input towards realized community goals.