Urban Roots Internship Program

  • Hybrid online and in- person

    Gain job experience working in one of our 3 programs. In Market Garden learn how to grow and sell a wide variety of vegetables. In Cook Fresh learn to cook a wide variety of meal. In Conservation help protect local parks by planting trees and removing displaced plants.

    This is a PAID OPPORTUNITY for youth 14-18, preference given to youth living or going to school on the East Side.

    We are a Right Track program partner, which has two hiring rounds each year, one for summer internships and one for school year internships. Learn more about how to apply at our website

    School Year Schedule

    Tuesday, Thursday 3:30-6:30

    Summer Schedule

    Specific schedule varies but runs Monday-Friday 8:00AM-3:00PM

    Program cost:
    You get paid!
    Ages:
    14, 15, 16, 17
    Days:
    Tuesday,Thursday
    Grades:
    9, 10, 11, 12
    Time of Day:
    3:30-6:30pm
    Staff ratio:
    1:10
    Program max enrollment:
    75
    Program scholarships:
    No
    How do families register?:

    Email David Woods at dwoods@urbanrootsmn.org to learn more.

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  • Cook fresh interns in action, Market garden interns in action, Conservation interns in action

Program Coordinator(s)

Program transportation

We have a limited number of bikes available for interns each year, bus passes are also available to those who request one