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Fields of Opportunity - Summer Mentor Program


Location:

Various Locations

Schedule:

06/12/2017
8:00am - 12:00pm

Overview:

A collaboration between Napa Valley Grapegrowers, Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation and Napa Valley Unified School District, Fields of Opportunity is an innovative mentor program connecting local students interested in a career path in the wine industry, to a paid summer job. Students will have an opportunity to work with four Napa Valley Grapegrowers throughout the summer to learn various aspects of the vineyard business. Topics to include: viticulture, vineyard operations, mechanics & specialty training, safety & HR, winery & cellar work, social media, pricing & branding, and more!

Highlights:

  • June 12 - August 4, 2017
  • Supportive Learning Environment
  • NVUSD Students 16 years or older

Employer Partners:

Application Details:

  • Application opens March 1, 2017
  • All applications must be received by May 1st to be considered for an interview
  • To apply, students will need to submit a resume and essay answering the following question - "What would this opportunity mean to me?" 
  • Candidates will be contacted by an employer partner for an interview the week of May 22, 2017
  • Space is limited to the first 50 applicants

Promotional Flyers:

  • In Spanish - Click Here
  • In English - Click Here


APPLY VIA THE NVUSD CAREER READINESS WEBSITE - CLICK HERE



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