Valley Shepherd company profile

Cheese Making Internship Program

Job Location:

NJ and NYC - Long Valley, NJ, United States

Job Description:

Our intern program is an exciting, total immersion program designed to involve students in as many of our dairy production and marketing activities as possible. Interns will help with the farm's dairy production work both in the cheese making room and in the aging cave. In addition, interns will be involved in many of the farm's marketing activities. including attending several farmers markets per week in New Jersey and in New York City and visits to our locations in NYC, Brooklyn and Philly. If you are not American, you will certainly learn to speak English due to exposure to so many customers.

The training is hands-on in nature. The intern will work side by side with the cheese maker on a regular basis.

We pay $300/week net. Work weeks average 55-70 hrs but many of the hours can be spent in traffic on the way to NYC.

Living accommodations are FREE and provided in a single family house on the farm with each intern sharing a bedroom with one other intern and with access to a shared kitchen, living room, and bathrooms. All utilities are paid for but not for air conditioning. However, interns are responsible for their own health insurance and long distance transportation. If you are on a J1 Visa, interns are insured through their CIEE health plan and/or with workman's compensation for accidental injury while on the job. A vehicle is available on the farm for short travel to shopping, etc.

Job Requirements:

MINIMUM TIME FOR THIS IS 6-8 MONTHS, starting April or May 2018
here are details and application link:

Contact Information:

Contact: Eran Wajswol
farm mgr
Valley Shepherd
PO Box 307
Oldwick, NJ, United States 08858
Phone: 908-876-3200
Fax: 908-916-5269
Email: Eran Wajswol


February 13, 2018
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