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Sustainable Foods Communications Internship


Position Start Date:  May 27, 2014
Position End Date:  August 29, 2014
Application Due Date:  March 3, 2014 (Applications reviewed as received)
Number of Positions:  1
Work Expectations:  20 hrs/wk
Pay Rate:  $7.25 per hour

The Sustainability Office seeks one student to work on communications initiatives related to sustainable foods projects throughout the summer. 

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Telling the story of local food initiatives through posters, web content, campus televisions and potentially video
  • Compiling weekly newsletters for CSA participants
  • Documenting food events through photo and maintaining flickr albums
  • Assisting with food education events
  • Assisting with community outreach projects
  • Creating edible landscape maps
  • Visiting local farms to gather information for website
  • Compiling monthly sustainability e-newsletters
  • Assisting with communications and marketing for the Winneshiek County Farmer's Market
  • Entering purchasing data into the Real Food Challenge calculator


  • Enrollment at Luther College
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong interest in sustainable food systems
  • Team-minded orientation
  • Positive attitude
  • Detail-oriented

To Apply You Must:
1) Submit HR's Student Summer Employment Application to the Office of Human Resources, Main 25, by March 3, 2014.
2) Complete the online common application on the Luther College sustainability web site.  Don't forget to scroll down and complete the additional questions that are specific to this position.

Direct all inquiries to:
Maren Stumme-Diers
Sustainable Foods Educator
Valders 372C