Job Opportunity: Selkirk College Food Hub Intern


Position Title: Resilient Food Systems Research Intern 

Department/School: Selkirk Innovates 

Reports to Sarah-Patricia Breen (Researcher) 

Employee Group N/A 

Pay Grade $21.20/hr + 4% in lieu (for current college or undergraduate students) $22.86/hr + 4% in lieu (for recent graduates or graduate students)  

Total Hours Minimum of 200 hours, potential to increase to 500

Number of positions: 1 position to start 

Eligibility list will be created to fill up to 2 additional positions 

Work Term: May 1, 2024 – September 1, 2024 

Start and end dates can be flexible Flexible hours per week 

Location Hybrid – mix of remote with travel for on-site work.  

Submit resume and cover letter as attachments to 

by 4:00 pm April 12, 2024 

How to Apply 


Applications by email only 

Email subject line should read: “Application – Resilient Food Systems Research Intern” 

Applicants must follow cover letter instructions on page 2 

This is an internship specifically designed for students to: 

• Transfer their understanding of concepts and skills learned in class to a real life project  • Develop professional competencies related to their course of studies  

The intern will be supporting the Resilience and Alternative Food Networks Project ( selkirk/selkirk-innovates/social-innovation/resilience-and-food-systems), working under the supervision of Selkirk  Innovates Researcher Dr Sarah Breen. This interdisciplinary research project is exploring the role of Food Hubs in  creating resilient regional food systems. This internship will take place in a combination of in-person and virtually.  Travel for in-person events may be required.  

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