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The Healthy Youth Program (HYP) offers a variety of professional experience in the areas of Nutrition, Health Promotion and Education, Program planning, Implementation and Evaluation, Small Scale Urban Agriculture, Education, and Community Outreach.
These volunteer positions and internships vary from term to term depending on the number and type of programs being offered by our organization, funding, community partnerships, etc.
The following descriptions are meant to give you an idea of the possible positions and opportunities associated with various internship areas each term. Please contact Caitlyn Reilley if you are interested in applying for an internship with the Healthy Youth Program.
Assist with youth cooking, nutrition and garden programs for K-12 students
Student intern will work closely with the garden manager to maintain three school gardens located at Lincoln Elementary School, Linus Pauling Middle School and Corvallis High School.
During the school year, the Healthy Youth Program can host one intern per term in each of the above areas (180-360 hours). Fall, winter and spring term interns preference will be given to those who have volunteered with our program before completing an internship with us. Each summer, the Healthy Youth Program offers full-time summer internships for approximately 5-7 students. Summer interns are not required to have previous volunteer experience with our program. Please contact Caitlyn Reilley with questions or to learn more about internships with the Healthy Youth Program:
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