ECI Internships


Summer 2018 InternshiPs

We are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals interested in learning permaculture techniques, small scale, bio-intensive, organic farming practice, and our farmers' market outreach program. Interns must be courteous, able to work as a cashier and fundraiser, look presentable, and communicate the mission of ECI.  

The work schedule consists of arriving on time each Tuesday - Friday, 12-6pm & Saturday 8am-2pm. Work will mostly be outdoors in the sun and sometimes in the rain. Applicants must not be allergic to bee stings.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Soil, compost & garden bed preparation, planting, weeding, watering, & harvesting
  • Set up & breakdown ECI tent, tables, signage, & display
  • Canvassing, community relations, volunteer & donation outreach
  • Sales of ECI plants, artwork and hand made craft

Reflection: Summer 2017 with the Ecological Culture Initiative by Jane Karetny

The program runs June through August. We are looking for 3 -5 interns to fill these positions. Accommodations are available. Applicants should send a brief letter of interest, and include any job experience and related skills / abilities.

Please email or mail (PO Box 1035, Hampton Bays, NY 11946) your letter of interest to ECI to the Attention of: Rachel Stephens, Agro-Ecology Director / Marc Fasanella, Education Director.

ECI Mission

Foster an ecology-based evolution of the local community through advocacy, education, and practical assistance. Restore the best practices of the past and advance the most regenerative design principles of our time.

We look forward to working with you!