Student Internship & Professional Opportunity
SIPO #98
May 13th, 2022

Aloha CTAHR Ohana, 
It's the FINAL day of finals week for our current students and we would like to extend a GIANT congratulations to everyone for making it through the semester and to our Spring 2022 Graduates for transitioning into ALUMNI!

We are so proud of all our students, past and present, and are grateful that you chose CTAHR to help be a part of your journey in some way, shape, or form. We hope this issue helps connect you to your future career, congratulations again CTAHR Grads!



If you are a student/alumni that has benefitted from one of our postings or are an organization that has hired a current or former CTAHR student, we would love to know! Please send an email to Sarah Mannschatz at

Fantastic Internship Opportunity for Fashion Design and Merchandising Students!

LOTUS & LIME is partnering with CTAHR to open up THREE student internship positions, one in business, social media, and as a Seamstress Assistant!

This amazing opportunity will give Fashion Design and Merchandising Students an incredible view of all aspects that go into designing, creating, and marketing a clothing brand. Lotus & Lime represented Hawaii at New York Fashion Week in 2022 and are constantly working, dressing celebrities, at Pop-Up Mākeke, and at Merrie Monarch!

Check out their instagram here.

Learn More and Apply Here

Summer Position Available at Summer Fun w/ City and County! 
Full Time - Kapunahala Summer Fun Program

Summer Fun is the biggest event of the year and, at full capacity, can consist of 250 students. The Kapunahala Summer Fun Program is looking for at least 10 caring, reliable leaders (high school graduates, college students or adults) who will show up and be there for our keik

Full-time employment (40 hours a week) during contract period 
Contract runs 5/25 to 7/29
Pay average is $15 an hour 

This is an opportunity to make a difference in children's lives by providing safe, creative and fun experiences.

If you or anyone you know (high school graduate or adult out of college) would be an excellent leader, please call 808-768-6835 and ask for the Kapunahala Summer Fun Program. 
Please click the link below, apply online and select the Kapunahala Summer Fun Program.

Learn More & Apply Here

The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service is Looking for a Foreign Agricultural Affairs Officer!

  • FSO Trainees undertake training while assigned in Washington, DC and participate and complete all aspects of their training program and perform work as directed by their supervisor. The training period may be up to 4 years (average is 2.5 years).
  • The duties described are at the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity. The duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Administer market development and credit guarantee programs; develop and implement agricultural trade missions and trade shows; and maintain effective working relationships with domestic agricultural industry groups.
  • Coordinate and prepare global agricultural commodity analysis strategy containing timely and reliable market information and data on production, consumption, trade, stocks, and prices.
  • Analyze market conditions, government policies, and commercial practices for policymakers to support USDA export programs, trade policies, and market access issues; formulate long-term trade strategies to address trade policy.
  • Prepare correspondence, briefing books, market profiles, and other background information related to agricultural trade.
  • Identify, monitor, and contribute to removal or reduction of agricultural tariff and non-tariff trade, technical, sanitary, and phytosanitary barriers; support market access initiatives through policy analysis.
  • Participate in monitoring and formulating strategies for administering USDA trade capacity building and food assistance programs; work to implement development activities to enhance trade and food security goals
Deadline to apply: May 20th, 2022
Learn More & Apply Here
Deadline to apply: Until Filled
Learn More and Apply Here

UHM Children's Center is HIRING Students!
Teacher's Aide Opening

UH Manoa students do not need to be enrolled in classes during the summer, but we can also work around both summer school classes and travel plans. No experience necessary

Under direct supervision of lead teacher, attends to the physical needs of the children. Including toileting, changing clothes, comforting for nap time and hand washing routines. Prepares and serves morning and/or afternoon snack. Assists in the food service activities related to the lunch program. This includes disinfecting tables, setting and clearing and cleaning up after meals, may include dish washing. Maintains general appearance of the classrooms, storage closets, kitchen and playgrounds. Helps prepare for activities in the classroom and on the playground as directed by the teachers. Assists teachers in program activities, supervising and interacting with the children in the classroom and on the playground. MAINTAINS CONFIDENTIALITY RELATING TO CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN THE PROGRAM.

Primary need is Monday-Thursday 12:00-3:00 pm. Fridays 12:00-2:00 pm. Other shifts may be available. Hiring for Summer and Fall
Deadline to Apply: June 10th, 2022
Learn More and Apply Here SECE #3445

Farm Expansion Experience (FE'E) 
W/ MA'O Organic Farms - Summer Institute 2022

Climate change effects are currently altering food systems globally and locally within Hawai‘i, impacting the resilience and sustainability of community food systems. For the FEʻE Summer Institute, there will be 16 positions at MAʻO Organic Farms and 2 positions at each of 5 other the partner farms. Interns will commit to full time participation in the 12-week (May 23 to Aug 12) intensive program that will include an initial week-long orientation at MA‘O Organic Farms. Grant supported post-internship positions that continue after the internship will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

They are looking for undergraduates or recent grads interested in working in partnership to manage organic farming operations including field preparation, fertilization, planting, crop fertility and care. Pay is $15/hr for the summer! 
Deadline to Apply: May 18th, 2022
Learn More and Apply Here

National Tropical Botanical Garden Fall Internship Program 2022

NTBG’s Internship Program is designed for energetic and motivated individuals. Interns will work side-by-side with staff caring for and learning about the plant collections, including native Hawaiian species, breadfruit, and other tropical species. The schedule includes on-the-ground introduction and training, lectures, or workshops by NTBG staff faculty on plant propagation, plant records/mapping, botany, ethnobotany, restoration ecology, conservation, and other plant-related topics.

For students interested in the establishment, development, and maintenance of a botanical garden, this is an excellent work study opportunity for college & university level students & other adults to gain valuable, practical experience in a tropical setting.

                                                  Deadline to Apply: May 15th, 2022


Learn More and Apply Here

Public Health Nutritionist
State of Hawaii

Duties Summary

Delegated, temporary, civil service appointment.  This temporary position provides direct services to participants among the WIC target population within an assigned geographic service area.   Duties also include nutrition and breastfeeding counseling, development of individual care plans, preparing reports of activities at regular intervals and outreach. 

Deadline to Apply: Continuous

Learn More and Apply Here

New Opening! Plant Pathologist 
Full Time - State of Hawaii

Duties Summary

Independently studies the effects of various pathogenic organisms on agricultural weeds; conducts various laboratory tests and performs field work; and performs other related duties as assigned.  Plant pathogens considered are microscopic organisms and include fungi, viruses, bacteria and nematodes.

The work reflects the full range of professional responsibility which includes the entire process of identifying, receiving, screening, clearing, mass-producing, releasing and evaluating the effectiveness of plant pathogens. The work involves researching available literature on plant pathogens for potential use in Hawaii on plants which have been deemed to be noxious weeds by the Board of Agriculture; recommending that a permit for the local testing of the pathogen be requested from the U.S. Department of Agriculture; evaluating the plant pathogens received by conducting various tests to determine suitability; planning and conducting host specificity tests on target weeds, on closely related plants, and on plants important to Hawaii's agribusiness such as sugarcane, pineapple and papaya and evaluating the results of these tests; recommending pathogens for introduction; studying the life habits and host preferences of plant pathogens; developing mass breeding techniques and liberating into the field those pathogens which have been approved for release; and evaluating the effectiveness of pathogens through field recoveries.

Learn More and Apply Here

Education and Outreach Specialist Desired 
The Nature Conservancy


The Education and Outreach Specialist provides technical and programmatic support to TNC’s Youth Engagement team, which includes conducting research for  K-12 curriculum projects; coordinating and executing creative marketing and outreach action plans; and creating youth content and curriculum to connect students with nature and teach conservation concepts. They work closely with Youth Engagement team members, other TNC teams, content hosting partner contacts, and other internal and external connections to expand outreach efforts and promote Nature Lab projects. They support communication with internal and external partners, content and curriculum development, and marketing and promotion of existing and new content. They also assist with website management, data collection, and social media management.


  • Assists development and management of content for The Nature Conservancy’s Nature Lab
  • Organizes, manages, and coordinates diverse creative projects and manages a timeline from start to finish.
  • Coordinates the work of peers on departmental project teams. May supervise volunteers, interns or temporary staff where opportunities arise.
  • Assists the Youth Engagement team in executing digital strategies to engage a younger, more diverse audience, as well as steward communications among existing digital strategies and channels
  • Helps facilitate creative and content for digital assets, such as email copy, image selection and web content.
  • Identifies, assembles and coordinates reporting that will help monitor campaign performance.
Deadline to Apply: Until Filled
Learn More and Apply Here
Test your startup team's grit and gain invaluable feedback from business mentors by participating in the 2022 Summer Startup Launchpad!

Over the course of six weeks, participants will learn and practice the lean startup methodology, which challenges teams to gather data and test assumptions to help them make business decisions. Once learned, the method can be applied to any business idea with the goal of preventing founders from prematurely spending valuable resources.

Teams participate for free, thanks to a generous sponsorship from the Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation. 
Participants will be asked to connect online, so teams can participate from anywhere! Teams that complete the program requirements will be awarded $4,000.
Deadline to apply: May 15th, 2022
Learn More & Apply
The Office of Civic and Community Engagement and the Peace Corps invite you to join us in the first in a series of volunteer projects this summer. Work alongside our Peace Corps recruiters and experience the natural wetland of the Hoʻokuaʻāina Loʻi in Kailua
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