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Pitt Nourish International
University of Pittsburgh- Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
Looking to be more involved in your community?
Consider applying to Pitt Nourish International's PAID SUMMER INTERNSHIPS with The Oasis Project in Pittsburgh this summer 2017
and attend one of the info sessions to learn more about the internship position(s) and application details!
— Info Session Times:
March 15, WPU 538 @ 9pm
March 20, WPU 310 @ 9pm
• Business-Agricultural Intern (1 position, paid, mid-June to the first week of August)
The Business-Agricultural Intern will be working with Oasis Project’s Field to Fork initiative and mentoring aspiring high-school entrepreneurs with a specific focus in urban farming.
The Field to Fork Initiative is a 6 week program in Homewood for about 15 high school students to develop entrepreneurial skills through applying their knowledge about business models and agriculture to develop a food-based product to sell at Everyday Cafe.
• Youth Education Intern (2 positions, paid, mid June to the last week of July)
The Youth-Educational Intern will be working with Oasis Project and the Makers Clubhouse’s Green STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) + Play summer program,
The Green STEAM + Play is a 5 week program that hopes to inspire and empower young students to gain an understanding of green infrastructure practices and to facilitate active and healthy-eating lifestyles. Interns in this program will be working 40/hours a week and will be paid $10-15/hour based on previous experience.
About Nourish International:
Nourish International empowers students to become agents of positive social change. Through our unique model, we develop entrepreneurial, leadership, and management skills that heighten international and local poverty awareness. Students collaboratively work with nonprofit organizations to work towards sustainable development in ways that empowers the community. For more information, come to our Awareness Meetings on Mondays at 9pm in Room 310 in the William Pitt Union and visit our Facebook page Pitt Nourish International
About our community partner: Oasis Project in Homewood
“The Oasis Project is the community and economic development division of Bible Center Church, Inc. We use research and an asset-based community development approach to create oases- places of peace, safety, and happiness in the midst of trouble and difficulty. The project designs cutting edge programs, builds businesses, creates jobs and adaptively reuses vacant and abandoned property to empower people and transform the community. Children are a distinctive focus of our work because they are the future.”