Customer Service Intern

Sprout City is a fast-growing start-up stationed in Durham, NC with a current service area of the NC Triangle. We are a community oriented business that offers garden-farming as a service; from consultation, planning, installation, maintenance, harvest, and distribution. Our mission is to redefine “local produce” to a community endeavor in which homeowners, restaurants, campuses, and other entities produce and trade vegetables and fruits utilizing vacant spaces.

Interns will be selected on the basis of meeting the position requirements and will be balanced according to preferred experience for optimum team make-up. Duties as an intern are as follows:

  • Interface with clients and customers
  • Assist in site consultations, planning, installation, maintenance, harvest, and distribution
  • Engaging in marketing and sales efforts
  • Collection/organization of pertinent data
  • Networking/collaboration with present/future affiliates and partners
  • Intern Requirements:

  • Must be a rising Junior or Senior
  • Must be pursuing an Agricultural/Horticultural related degree program
  • Must be able to work on multiple, diverse projects at once
  • Must be able to work independently or cooperatively depending on task at hand
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and transportation
  • Preferred:

  • Experience in commercial agronomic production
  • Experience with a wide variety of vegetables and fruits in production capacity
  • Experience in pest/disease identification and treatment
  • Experience in commercial produce logistics
  • Experience in food safety pertaining to production
  • Experience in sales/marketing

  • To apply, use the form below to make a case for why we should be interested in working with you. Please include any relevant links profiles, projects, or other material you'd like us to consider.

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