Student Internship & Professional Opportunity
SIPO #108
September 30th, 2022

Aloha CTAHR Ohana, 
Happy Aloha Friday! We hope you're excited for the weekend as we welcome in October, new opportunities, and some more of that much needed rain.  
 Check out the opportunities below, may they be something you or someone you know will find useful! See you next time. :)


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

Program Technician Position Available!
Farm Service Agency, Temporary, Full-Time

Deadline to Apply: 
4:30 HST September 30th, 2022

Performs administrative tasks related to FSA Farm Loan Programs as required. Uses a high degree of judgment and initiative in planning and carrying out assigned tasks and resolving problems encountered. Valid driver’s license to operate 4-wheel drive vehicles.
Click Here to Learn More & Apply

Attn Students! Botanical Garden Education Assistant
Lyon Arboretun - $13/hr

Assist Lyon Education staff with the organization and implementation of the Arboretum education program. Day-to-day tasks include:

General office work such as answering phones, writing memos, correspondence, spreadsheets and other reports as needed, keeping the office database and filing system up to date and organized.

Maintaining the children’s garden (trimming, weeding, planting).

Working with children in an outdoor classroom setting during field trips or outreach events.

Duties may also include video/photo production and editing, creating digital activities for curriculum enhancement, creating educational material, and creating weekly and monthly editorial calendars to promote the arboretum on various social media websites.

Other duties as assigned.

Click Here to Learn More & Apply on SECE #139169

Students! Are You Interested In Research?
Kuakini Health Systems - Honolulu, HI

In need of a job? Kuakini Health Systems is currently looking for a research assistant! Research assistants are responsible for recruiting research participants, collecting data through clinical examinations and interviews, compiling, storing specimens and reporting data for research projects. Assists with research work performed in the pathology laboratory, in brain cutting with the neuropathologist and in autopsies with the pathology assistant. Provide on-call coverage to procure autopsies. A high school diploma or equivalent is required, and assistants make $18.00.

Deadline to Apply: September 30th, 2022
Click Here to Apply on SECE #140944

Internships and Full Time Jobs Available Across The US w/ Syngenta! 
Includes Roles Related To Flowers

Click Here to View Internship & Job Availability

DIETICIAN AIDE OPENING! Great Opportunity for FSHN & DTCS Graduates
Kapiolani Medical Center For Women & Children

The Food and Nutrition Services department provides quality nutritious meals to patients, visitors and staff while educating on the importance of healthy eating habits. It also works with medical staff to ensure accurate diet modifications for patients as needed. The department is responsible for performing a variety of general preparation and food service activities, including tray assembly and delivery, working in the cafeteria, cashiering, ware washing, assisting with pantry functions, nourishment activities and catering.

Deadline to Apply: Until Filled
Click Here to Learn More & Apply

Great Opportunities for Current Students & Alumni! 
Kokua Hawaii Foundation

Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation is seeking two positions that are a great fit for current students and recent graduates!
Since 2003, Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation (KHF) has supported environmental education through programs, events and partnerships across Hawaiʻi. In 2019, KHF found a permanent home on 8 acres of land in the heart of Haleʻiwa town with a vision to establish agricultural, educational, and retail activities that benefit the community and promote local food, waste reduction, and environmental stewardship. Our home houses the Kōkua Community Center, the Kōkua Learning Farm, and three mission-aligned businesses: the Kōkua General Store, Kōkua Vintage and the ʻĀINA Farm Stand. Learn more at

Sales Associate
ull-time or part-time. Apply by Friday 9/30 for a long-term, regular position. Accepting applications for seasonal and on-call support on a rolling basis.

The Sales Associate will support KHF storefront (Kōkua General Store, Kōkua Vintage, and ʻĀINA Farm Stand) retail operations and marketing. The ideal candidate has a passion for retail and KHFʻs environmental impact mission. They are a friendly, knowledgeable and engaging resource to customers, partners, and vendors, supporting low-waste lifestyles and sustainable local food systems in Hawaiʻi.

Deadline to Apply: September 30th, 2022

Office Manager
full-time, open until filled

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with deep ties to Haleʻiwa and a love for the community interested in supporting non-profit operations, social enterprise, food production, waste reduction, nutrition, sustainability, and education. The ideal candidate is a highly efficient, empathetic “people” person with excellent communication skills and a passion for the environment. They are able to anticipate needs, create systems, take direction from multiple teammates, and work independently with little supervision. They are exceptionally well organized, detail oriented, and flexible, and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a thriving place-based organization offering diverse programs within a community-oriented organizational culture.

Deadline to Apply: Until Filled

Click the Job titles Above to Learn More & Apply!

Join The Hawaii Ulu Cooperative Team as Agricultural Processor
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Island

Want to kick-start an exciting career in strengthening Hawaiʻi’s food security and the viability of farming in the islands? 

The co-op’s agricultural processors are the lifeblood of our operations team, and manufacture products made from our farmer’s crops including ‘ulu, kalo, ‘uala, pala‘ai and more. They are responsible for carrying out procedures, policies and following the instruction and guidance of supervisors and management in a food manufacturing environment.

Part-time and full-time positions are available at our Honalo marshaling yard in Kailua-Kona. Typically, July through November is our peak ‘ulu harvest season and flexible work schedules are possible during off-season months. This position has the potential for growth in supervisory, administrative and/or management roles.

Deadline to Apply: Until Filled
Learn More and Apply Here

Agricultural Commodities Marketing Specialist 
State of Hawaii

This position provides assistance in the development, planning, contracting and application of land conservation practices and programs consistent with NRCS policy and procedures.

  • Assists in gathering and assembling preliminary data for all resource concerns for use in developing complete basic farm conservation plans.
  • Understands all applicable NRCS and Farm Bill programs available to address resource concerns and explains cost share programs and payment procedures to applicants and contract holders.
  • Carries out a follow-up schedule for applying soil conservation practices in accordance with plan and contract schedules.
  • With supervision, utilizes most current technology programs in the documentation and management of conservation plans and technical assistance by the service center.
Deadline to Apply: Until Filled
Learn More and Apply Here

Tori Richard Has Openings Across the Board! Full and Part Time Positions for Current FDM Students & Alumni 
Tori Richard - Honolulu, HI

Learn More & How to Apply Here


NASA DEVELOP addresses environmental and public policy issues through interdisciplinary research projects that apply the lens of NASA Earth observations. Participants join 10-week long applied research projects, which incorporate the use of remote sensing, GIS, ecological modeling, and earth science. Teams work with partner organizations (Federal, State, NGOs etc.) to tackle real life problems and to bridge the gap between NASA Earth Science data and the public. 


The Colorado DEVELOP node, which is hosted through the Evangelista Lab, is offering virtual and in-person projects this spring and welcomes you to apply for these opportunities. 


Interested folks with questions about the program or the application process can also reach out to Sarah Hettema at (CO Node Fellow). 

Learn More & Apply Here

UH Breakthrough Innovations Challenge + Startup Basics Workshop

PACE is pleased to host the 2022 UH Breakthrough Innovation Challenge. Registration is now open. Please encourage your students to participate. This is a great way for students who want to get their feet wet in entrepreneurship and test the feasibility of a business idea. Competitors are asked to submit a 2-minute description of their idea in video format. Qualifying finalists will be paired with a business mentor, who will help them craft a presentation for the finals. Each contestant can win up to $1,000. 
Register Here!

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP)

UROP coordinates and promotes opportunities for undergraduate students across ALL DISCIPLINES at UH Mānoa to engage in faculty-mentored research and creative work.


Students from ALL DISCIPLINES are encouraged to apply for the following Fall funding opportunities:


Contact UROP: • 808.956.7492 • • Moore Hall 107/108

Connect with us on social media! Instagram: @urop.uhm • Facebook:

Enjoy working in the outdoors? Every third Saturday (next one will be Saturday the 17th of September), volunteers meet at the Lyon arboretum's main parking lot at 8 AM. You will go over the history of Lyon and talk about the job. Volunteers are working to clear weeds to give Koa seedlings a fighting chance!

Volunteers need to bring: closed toed shoes, long sleeves/pants, a water bottle, and work gloves (extra gloves for those who need).

The section runs until 1130 am. At the end of the day, fruit or some useful plants are given to the volunteers, last time everybody got to have mangosteen!

If you're interested, email

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