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All applications for regular employment opportunities with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County and other county extension associations must be submitted through the Cornell University Employment system. We post available job and internship opportunities on this page when they become available, with links to the Cornell website for your convenience.


Local Foods Program Coordinator 

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Agriculture/Natural Resource Intern

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Position Description

This position will serve as the Agriculture/Natural Resources Intern for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Chemung County and will assist with implementing existing agriculture and natural resources educational programming and activities throughout Chemung County. The Natural Resources Intern will deliver research-based programs utilizing existing curriculum and resources. This position will also coordinate assigned administrative aspects of the program and will assist the Supervisor with outreach efforts for programming. This position will represent Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chemung County to the general public, community leaders and government officials in a professional manner. The candidate will appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public.

Part-time 18.5 hours Monday - Friday  $15.00 per hour

Required Qualifications:

Specify required minimum equivalency for education, experience, skills, information systems knowledge, etc.

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent education (High School Diploma/GED and one (1) year of transferrable program/functional experience).
  • Experience relevant to the role of the position.
  • Valid New York State Driver’s License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Ability to meet acceptable background check (DMV and criminal background checks).
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

Specify preferred specialized education, field and/or certifications.

  • Knowledge and passion for natural resources and/or agriculture.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written, and visual means.
  • Demonstrated ability to use standard computer programs.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with co-workers, volunteers, participants, and community leaders.

Please email Application, Resume, and cover letter to Katie Curren, Office Coordinator

Last updated May 7, 2024