Dickinson College Farm
The Dickinson College Farm

Student Farmer Job Descriptions

Details and Application Below

Dickinson College Student Farmer is a hands-on opportunity. Students interested in working at the College Farm during the academic year have the opportunity to earn up to 10 hours of work per week at a competitive pay rate.  The College Farm is a diversified program offering opportunities for hands-on experience in sustainable food production, renewable energy, animal husbandry, and lots more!  Our program manages the campus composting project, dedicates 85% of its land space to raise food for the dining hall and is involved with many community-based projects; from class visits, to educational field days, workshops and public tours.  Student farmers can be sure to be involved with all aspects of the farm’s projects!

The College Farm seeks good-natured students, ready for hard work, interested in gaining hands-on experience and willing to try to new things! Student farmers employed at the College Farm are required to work a minimum of 6 hours per week (no more than 10 hours) from Monday through Friday.  The work is outdoors and in all sorts of weather so those thinking about applying should please bare this in mind.  The work is fun and physically engaging; from herding sheep to construction projects and harvesting crops. 

Deadline for applications is April 17th, 2009! Those interested in applying should please fill out an application and return it to Jenn Halpin (halpinj@dickinson.edu) by the due date listed on the applications. Questions about the position can be directed at Jenn Halpin as well!

Check out the Summer Job link for summer job positions.