Work and Learn with Yestermorrow

Mission & Objectives

Yestermorrow’s Design/Build Internship Program is dedicated to providing a unique educational experience working and living as part of the Yestermorrow community. Design/Build Interns learn a variety of skills by means of hands-on experience, and at the same time are able to assist a variety of courses offered by talented faculty from all over the country.  The Interns provide Yestermorrow with critical support in the day-to-day operations of the school while participating in hands-on learning opportunities both in and out of formal classes. 


Interns help with class project and campus maintenance, assist with coordination of classes and support staff and instructors in the ongoing operations of the school. During their internship, they will learn design, construction, alternative building and woodworking.  Interns take 2 full weeks of classes taught by top architects, builders, and craftspeople from across the country. Experience with design and/or construction is helpful but not required. On-campus housing and meals are provided.


Support the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the School.
Assist with coordination of classes, lectures, and special events. 
Help with campus construction and maintenance projects.
Perform seasonal grounds work
Act as the on-campus after-hours representative for the school.


A passion for sustainable design/build practice.
Experience in the use of standard hand and power tools.
An interest or background in architecture, carpentry, woodworking, planning, design, engineering, or environmental studies.
Ability to have fun and remain flexible while maintaining organization and attention to detail.

Teamwork skills
Physical strength 
Ability to work under pressure
Driver's license

Schedule: The internship schedule will vary on a weekly basis but work will primarily take place between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm Monday-Friday. Some weekends and evening work may be scheduled as needed. Interns will receive two days off per week.  When you’re taking a class generally your regular daily work is put on hold.


Intern receive a $500 monthly stipend (for a total of $3,000 for 6 full month internship), room and board (three meals a day), 2 weeks of Yestermorrow classes (based on 6 month internship), and participation in weekend workshops, on a space-available basis.  

We are creating 3 internships positions for the period of March 1st  to August 31st  2019. Outside from the the day to day operation, each intern will get the chance to be the teaching assistant for one of the following Certificates. 

A _TA Tiny House Design/Build Certificate

B_TA Certificate in Residential Design and Construction

C_TA Natural Building Certificate

Internship applications is available online only.

Applications process will end on October 19th 2018

Interviews with selected candidates will be scheduled October 18th - October 23rd  2018

For more information, please refer to the Internship Hanbook

If you have questions regarding this opportunity, please email [email protected]