Friday, August 10, 2007

Become an Organic Intern

"CCOF announced today the rollout of its comprehensive organic intern certificate training program. The ambitious program is currently recruiting motivated individuals who will complete 360 hours of project work in exchange for a certificate and valuable career training.

Interns will learn an overview of the rapidly expanding organic industry and undergo training in the essentials of organic certification, inspection, production and marketing. The rigorous training will be balanced with fun organic events and hands-on experience working at the world-renowned, CCOF-certified UCSC Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

"The demand for education is overwhelming. We are inundated with requests to participate in events but we do not have the staff to attend. We are hoping this program will provide the support we need to expand our educational efforts and increase public knowledge about organics," says Viella Shipley, CCOF Marketing Director."

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