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Summer 2024 New Roots Program Intern

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You must be local for hybrid work, have a passion for education and international clients, strong communication skills, independence, gardening experience, cultural sensitivity, and a clean driving record.
  • You will assist with developing educational programs, supporting youth internship programs, collecting program data, maintaining outdoor gardens, completing administrative tasks, and researching and writing grants for local funding opportunities.

Summer Internship

Business, Operations & StrategyAtlanta


  • The New Roots program intern reports directly to the New Roots Program Coordinator and supports efforts under the IRC’s New Roots program. New Roots focuses on bringing refugees together to build connections with their new homes through nutrition, healthy lifestyles, and community gardening. The New Roots intern will provide support for our Youth Food Justice program. The Youth Food Justice program includes, a youth internship program at Clarkston High School, a garden club, and classes on nutrition and healthy eating throughout the community.


  • Be located locally and available for in-person and remote (hybrid) work;
  • Interest or experience in education, especially with high-school-aged youth;
  • Strong interest in working with international clients and excellent spoken and written communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative;
  • Basic experience in gardening and ability to lift up to 50 pounds strongly preferred;
  • Proven ability to work with consideration and respect for cross-cultural differences;
  • A clean driving record and reliable vehicle.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • Assist with development and implementation of educational programs for Youth Food Justice program at Clarkston High School and other Clarkston-area schools;
  • Support Youth Food Justice internship program for refugee high schoolers;
  • Assist with program data collection and implementation.
  • Perform routine outdoor garden maintenance as well as administrative duties;
  • Assist in grant research and writing for local funding opportunities


Work type

Full time

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