Current Plant Chicago Interns

Plant Chicago offers internships in various fields including but not limited to: Education, Tours, Farmers Market, Aquaponics and Waste Reuse. We currently are all filled up for Fall 2015 and have no internships available. See our current interns below and keep checking back for more updates. Email with any questions.


Tameria_fotoTameria English, Farmers Market Intern

Tameria English grew up in Detroit, MI.  She attended Michigan State University where she received a B.S. in Dietetics. After graduation, she worked for Detroit Public Schools for 3 years.  While employed, she implemented garden/nutrition based programs in low socioeconomic school settings.  Currently enrolled in Dominican University’s MBA/RD coordinated program, Tameria hopes to integrate what she has learned at Plant Chicago into other urban communities once she becomes a registered dietitian.



Emily_fotoEmily Rhea, Food Waste Tech Intern

Emily is a sustainability studies major, biology minor in her senior year at Roosevelt University. She has a focus is sustainable building, living and community development. Her internship with Plant Chicago involves the monitoring and maintenance of various food waste systems, community outreach and Farmers Market assistance.