March 21, 2017

UF Field and Fork Opportunities

Mechanical Intern
The Field and Fork Farm and Garden Program is looking for a student to work 10-20 hours per week to do tractor work in the Teaching Farm fields and to conduct preventative and scheduled tractor and small engine maintenance and basic repairs on a variety of machinery. This position will be responsible for operating and maintaining a John Deere 5403 tractor; a Kubota BX2670 tractor; tractor attachments including bush hog, rototillers, disks, and no-till equipment; weed whackers, walk-behind rototillers and push mowers. 

The Field and Fork Farm and Gardens are a program of UF/IFAS CALS. All equipment is located at the Field and Fork Farm on IFAS Research Drive near Fifield Hall on campus. This position is available either as an hourly OPS position, federal work study position, or as a for-credit internship (contingent on approval by your major advisor).   If you are interested, please email Sarah Bostick - - for more information.​

Field and Fork Harvest Volunteers
We are seeking volunteers for the Field and Fork Farm and Gardens Program to assist with harvesting produce for the pantry at UF and local area soup kitchens.  Each week Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30am-12:00pm we harvest at the Student Gardens (by the Bat Houses on Museum Drive) and need help!   No experience is necessary, and in addition to the satisfaction of helping those in need, you can also take home a share of fresh veggies from the garden!   If you are interested, please sign up by following the link here or email Claudie Babineaux - - for more information.  Sign-up Link:

University Press of Florida Internships

University Press of Florida at UF is seeking interns for the Fall 2017 semester in the following areas:

Editorial, Design, and Production
Sales and Marketing
Advertising and Design

Our internship program offers students of all majors the opportunity to gain employment experience in the business of book publishing.

We would greatly appreciate it if you could pass along this announcement to your departmental listserv or website and share with any other students who may be interested. To apply, students should visit and complete the application form found on that page.

The application deadline is Friday, April 7.

If you are no longer the correct contact for posting on your college/departmental listserv, please let me know.

Thank you,

Rachel Doll
Advertising and Direct Mail Manager
University Press of Florida
15 NW 15th Street | Gainesville, FL 32603 | 352-392-1351 | @floridapress