Cooperative Internship Network

We're officially accepting host applications for this summer's Cooperative Internship Network! Whatever the size or type of your organization, we encourage you to take part in this opportunity to expand your support team. Eligible host sites may be co-ops, organizations that support co-ops, or New/Solidarity Economy organizations. Want to learn more? RSVP to an info sessions for potential host organizations:

Mar 1, 2019, 12:30 PM Central Time
Mar 8, 2019, 12:30 PM Central Time


Co-op Careers

Chicago, IL
The Director of Community Engagement will cultivate a robust membership base, share and amplify stories from a just cooperative movement, support member involvement in the direction of the organization, and sustain our network by conducting grassroots fundraising campaigns.
Riverton Community Housing
Minneapolis, MN
The Manager of Member Services is responsible for enhancing and expanding Riverton’s governance support to its member cooperatives by identifying and addressing educational needs that enable members to conduct the business of the cooperative effectively, strengthen their leadership and problem-solving skills, and meet the objectives of building a sense of community within the cooperative.
Santa Barbara Student Housing Cooperative
Isla Vista, CA
The Executive Director is directly responsible for all areas of operation and development for SBSHC and is directly accountable to the Board of Directors (BoD) and membership.

Principle #5 – Education, Training and Information

Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive (CoFED)
CoFED's Racial Justice Fellowship is a 6-month opportunity for young cooperators of color working to close the racial wealth gap by advancing community ownership of land and the food system. CoFED also offers a Summer Co-op Academy – a week-long education intensive designed with love for Black, Latinx, Indigenous, Asian and Pacific Islander youth who are working in co-ops and collectives to grow community health and wealth through food and land.
Building Blocks provides a thorough but introductory overview into the field of cooperative development. This session lays out the basics of the cooperative model, including governance, feasibility, business basics, and memberships. Active Members of NASCO are eligible for a discounted registration worth $200 each. Email us if you are interested!

Members in the News


Our members at Qumbya Housing Cooperative and our Director of Development Services, Brel Nnaemeka Hutton-Okpalaeke, were interviewed for Radio Stimme - Die Sendung für KopfhörerInnen. (The moderation is in German, which is about 20 minutes of the 1-hour piece.)

- Bowers House tour 3:25 - 18:10
- Everyday life in a co-op: 37:50
- Qumbya structures: 42:30-45:00
- NASCO with Brel: 45:30-53:55

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