MSEG is Hiring!

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The McGill, Macdonald Student-run Ecological Gardens (MSEG) is HIRING paid interns for the 2016 season!

Are you interested in…
Gaining hands-on experience in sustainable agriculture?
Spending your entire summer outdoors, rain or shine?
Joining a team of seven, dedicated and lively student farmers passionate about growing good food and sharing it with the McGill community?

We are looking for self-motivated, team-oriented, and independent crew members. Those willing to work for the MSEG project for more than one season will be given preference.

*Three positions are available*
The internship is full-time from May-August, and part-time from September-November 2016.

Candidates will have the following required skills/characteristics:
– ability to work well in teams
– ability to learn quickly and take initiative
– ability to adapt to changing situations
– demonstrated passion for sustainability and local food

The following skills/traits are *not required* but are definitely assets:
– oral fluency in both english and french
– past experience in farming/gardening
– previous involvement in sustainability-related student projects
– knowledge of sustainable food systems initiatives at McGill
– experience with grant writing/funding requests

If this opportunity excites you, we want to hear from you!
Please send your C.V. and cover letter to
In your cover letter, tell us why you would be a good addition to our team, why you are interested in sustainable agriculture and how gaining practical experience in organic farming and farm management will help you achieve your longer-term goals.

**Application Deadline: Monday, November 30**

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