Plant It Forward

Internship – Media, Marketing, and Administrative Research

Background & Mission:

Plant It Forward Farms (PIFF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to empower resettled refugees to operate sustainable urban farming businesses in Houston, Texas. We are dedicated to enabling our network of skilled farmers to earn a living through dignified, meaningful work and to providing our community with farm-fresh produce.

Farmers in our program are trained in entrepreneurship skills and bio-intensive vegetable production methods, then placed on urban plots where they grow and sell produce. Key markets include PIFF’s Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, sales to local restaurants, and local farmers’ markets.

Job Overview: Media, Marketing, and Admin Research Interns are responsible for assisting the Operations Manager in producing ongoing marketing content, and researching business and administrative topics that will help inform operational decisions.


  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Competitive applicants will have knowledge of marketing, advertising, photography, graphic design and/or business planning through work experience and/or coursework.
  • Strong work ethic & attention to detail
  • Multicultural experience and tolerance for persons of different ethnicities, faiths, genders, and physical capabilities
  • Ability to work independently, flexibly, and with a team

Hours: Flexible. Ideally, 20+ hrs/wk.

Compensation: All PIFF internships are unpaid. Students are encouraged to seek funding through their campus career centers, or other university/college funding programs.

Reporting Relationships: Media, Marketing, and Admin Research Interns report to Operations Manager

Applications Due By: Applications accepted on a rolling basis

APPLY: Email cover letter / motivation statement and resume to