Vertical Farming Design and Research Assistant

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Non Profit Capital Management, LLC
115 Temple Street, Boston, MA 02132
Boston, MA
Posted: September 21 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 4 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Non Profit Capital Management, LLC is seeking one or more interns to assist in the design of an intergenerational retirement community of over 900 individuals with a mix of assisted living units in Urban settings which has commercial space dedicated to a Vertical Farming, hotel complex adequate enough to create 10 direct, indirect or enhance jobs for each $500,000 investment using Implan economic software. The sustainable food source for the new community on various lots within a quarter mile of each other will be a key element. Interns will assist in designing the business model, the architecture design, landscaping design and the creation of a greater impact in Massachusetts and New Hampshire initially and expand to other strategic states with identified partners.

Responsibilities

Depending on students skill set responsibilities will include such areas as research, construction cost modeling, devising an agriculture business plan, incorporation of multiple competitive models, economic reporting under IMPLAN data models, market analysis and supervision of other interns.
Prefer a commitment of a minimum of a four -six month period. Anticipate sufficient project components for 24 months of a learning experience.

Requirements

Student must be in either an economic, finance, business, architecture, construction, agriculture or similar field.
Must be willing to provide a minimum of 5 hours a week during the academic year. If student can be available to dedicate 20-40 hours a week in the summer it would allow the student to be involved in parts of the implementation and initial scope of the community development.

Some meetings will be required. Site visits necessary but periodically, However, majority of the work will be completed remotely and conversations via the telephone.

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