Student Field Crew

Every year we look for people passionate about food and farm systems to join our Student Farm Crew!

Undergraduate, graduate and professional school students at Duke from any disciplinary background are warmly welcomed to apply. These are paid positions, 8-10 hours/week during the academic year and 20-25 hours/week during the summer.

Applications for summer crew are currently full. Check back for fall crew openings!

Priority deadline is March 18th!

This job will include:

Working with the farm’s full-time staff and fellow student crew members to accomplish daily tasks with increasing independence; including

  • Planting, weeding, and harvesting sustainably-grown produce.
  • Washing, weighing, and packing produce for our Community Supported Agriculture program and our partnership with Root Causes.
  • Learning (and eventually teaching!) some of the whys & hows of small-scale organic agriculture. This learning takes place both on the job and, during the academic year, in biweekly mini-workshops.
  • Inviting your peers and Durham community members into this work during our open Community Work Days. 

Duke Campus Farm Fellow

This year is the inaugural year of our Fellowship, a full-time, two-year position for a recent graduate from any school at Duke (undergraduate, graduate, or professional), Class of 2020 or later. We're looking for a motivated, people-person curious about careers in sustainable food systems and ready to help us ideate and execute public-facing programming.

This position is currently full, but will open again in 2024.

Meet The 2022-2023 Academic Year Student Crew!