WOW Farm Application


The Fall 2017 Internship is now full.

Please apply again in December for the spring internship

AND

you can earn $ by taking our fall Money Skills class! Register here.

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WOW Farm Internship – next application will open in December!

Run a small farm business in West Oakland! 

Game Theory Academy is recruiting youth for our WOW Farm Internship in business and farming skills. 

Internship Description

– Work collaboratively with a team of youth to grow organic food and flowers for sale to local restaurants and markets

– Learn business vocabulary, money management, and strategic thinking, and use these skills to participate in business decisions that have a financial, social and environmental impact

– Plan workdays and monitor necessary farm tasks

– Meet inspiring mentors and leaders in the food justice and entrepreneurship fields

– Career preparation: mock interviews, informational interviews, and resume-writing

Commitments:

The program will run from September 9, 2017 through November 18, 2017

In order to qualify, you must:

  1. Be an Oakland student age 15-18.
  2. Be available to attend:

Mondays, 4-6pm: Business and money management classes at GTA office 

Tuesdays or Wednesdays 4-6pm: Farming outside at WOW Farm

Saturdays, 9am-1pm: Farming outside at WOW Farm

  1. Be willing to enthusiastically participate in group discussions and classroom activities focused on economics and entrepreneurship.
  2. Be willing and able to complete physical tasks in an outdoor environment, where mud and bugs are often present!
  3. Clearly tell us why you’re interested in entrepreneurship and farming.

 

bouquets2 Questions? Email: wowfarm@gametheoryacademy.org 

 

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