Interns

The Santa Monica Farmers Market department is looking for responsible, dedicated, outgoing interns to assist with Farmers Market operations on-site and in our administrative office.  This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in Farmers Market management, marketing, education, graphic design, and knowledge about small farming, locally grown food and environmental issues.  Interns will have the option of choosing a focus (environmental, agricultural, marketing, educational, web design, etc) for their internship and work with Farmers Market staff to develop goals and projects in that area.  Each internship includes both time at the markets and in the office.

Responsibilities Include

  • Assisting on-site at Farmers Markets
  • Interacting with and assisting customers at Farmers Markets
  • Assisting in Farmers Market Office
  • Working with staff to create and complete internship goals and projects

Qualifications

  • Ability to commit for minimum of 3 months
  • College age or above
  • Friendly and professional manner for working with the public
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extremely responsible
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Enthusiasm for Farmers Markets, small farmers and locally grown produce
  • Spanish speaking a plus

This is an unpaid internship and interns must receive school credit.  This internship requires a time commitment of at least ten hours per week for a period of ten weeks or more.  Interns must be available to work at a Farmers Market on Wednesday, Saturday and/or Sunday for at least three hours between the hours of 8 am and 2 pm.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for an internship with the Santa Monica Farmers Markets, please complete this application.

Last updated: 5/10/2011

Market Schedule


Open Rain or Shine
Year-round


Wednesday Downtown

Arizona Avenue(between 4th & Ocean)
8:30am - 1:30pm

Closed December 25, 2013
Closed January 1, 2014

Saturday Downtown

Arizona Avenue
(between 4th and 2nd Streets)
8:30am - 1:00pm

Closed November 30, 2013

Saturday Pico

2200 Virginia Avenue
(Pico Blvd. @ Cloverfield Blvd.)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday Main St.

2640 Main Street
(in Heritage Square)
9:30am-1:00pm

 Reminders

Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB)!

We Accept
CalFresh
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No animals are allowed in Farmers Markets (CRFC 114371(d))

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