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Agriculture Internship 

About the Organization Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.
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Description

POSITION TITLE:                  Agriculture Intern

LOCATION:                            Arlington, VA

UNIT:                                      Agriculture and Enterprise

REPORTS TO:                       Program Associate, A&E

 

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Winrock is seeking candidates for an Agriculture Intern to provide administrative and technical support on agriculture and food security projects and proposals.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide support to project staff on agriculture and food security projects. This will include assisting with reviewing and editing reports, fielding consultants (drafting TORs, arranging airfare), and other tasks as needed.

  • Contribute to new business development. This will include conducting research on technical topics, potential partners, and other projects, drafting proposal pieces including tables and CVs, reviewing/contributing to technical sections and annexes as appropriate.

  • Conduct research on a range of topics including agriculture, value chains, gender, nutrition, food security, etc. for projects.

  • Attend agriculture, food security, and nutrition-related events on behalf of Winrock and report findings.

  • Other tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND BACKGROUND:

Education:                

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Nutrition, International Development, or related field.

Work Experience:   

  • 1-2 years’ experience working in agriculture-related field, including coursework and/or development projects.

  • Demonstrated writing abilities.

  • Knowledge of and experience in international development required, agriculture/agriculture research desired.

  • Strong research experience in relevant sectors.

  • Experience participating in proposals/new business development desired.

  • Familiarity with USAID a plus.

  • Experience studying and/or working in a developing country a plus. 

Skills:                    

  • Basic understanding of agriculture and/or food security in developing countries.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong research skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and tight deadlines.

 Other:                      

  • Fluency in English and strong written English is required.

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, caste, tribe, age (40 or older), disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Winrock International recommends that you read the following notices provided by the United States Government before applying:

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law
Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law - Supplement
Your Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act
Your Rights Under the Polygraph Protection Act
Your Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
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