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Internship Opportunities – Summer 2017

 

Public Policy and International Relations Internship– Washington, D.C.

  • Intern will obtain a working knowledge of office operations of the US Grains Council (USGC), meet USCG leadership and support their efforts, develop inter-relationships of other ag and ag industry groups in D.C., hands-on work with the Council’s members, build an understanding of trade policies in the U.S. an other countries, see the importance of working with membership cooperators, and assist with coordinating international trade teams.

Public Policy Internship– Washington, D.C.

  • Intern will obtain a working knowledge of office operations of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) at their DC office—working with grower membership lobbying. They will gain knowledge of various bills and policies important to corn growers, the process of influencing legislation and lobbying experience and hands-on work on the Hill.

Marketing and Communications Internship – St. Louis, MO

  • Intern will obtain a working knowledge of office operations of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) at their headquarters office in St. Louis. They will have opportunities to represent NCGA as assigned in meetings, meet NCGA leadership and support their efforts, gain knowledge on issues affecting corn farmers, and along with building an understanding of market development, research, membership, communications and business development.

Promotion and International Relations Internship– Denver, CO

  • Intern will obtain a working knowledge of administrative duties, read and analyze market trends and current events from global offices, assist with coordinating international teams visiting the U.S., represent U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) at various industry meetings/events and report back to MEF staff, research consumer trends in foreign markets for various staff presentations and visits, and opportunity to meet with USMEF members and executive committee.

International Agricultural Relations Internship – International

  • Intern will obtain a working knowledge of international office operations of the USGC or the USMEF, inter-relationships of agriculture and other ag industry groups in the host country, trade policies in the host country and how they affect the U.S. and other countries, knowledge of international trade policy, market development, value of international trade, global food security, grain supply and reliability, biotechnology, and much more.

Communications Internship – Lincoln, NE

  • Assist and coordinate communication projects at the Nebraska Corn Board (NCB), assist with representation and set up at trade shows and events as needed, assist with market development programs, assist with outreach programs and activities, collect and report corn and corn product utilization and transportation data, and assist with various duties in the office. Year-long Internship (May 2017-May 2018).

 

Interested in one of the above internships?

 

Send resume and cover letter to:                                                    

Nebraska Corn Board

301 Centennial Mall South, 4th Floor

Lincoln, NE 68509

For further information contact:

Emily Thornburg, Director of Communications

(w) 402-471-3344

emily.thornburg@nebraska.gov

 

Communications Internship – Lincoln, NE

  • Assist and coordinate communication projects and efforts to enhance Nebraska Corn Growers Association’s (NeCGA) legislative efforts. Develop and implement internet based communications programs, including: e-newsletters to members, managing social media programs, updating NeCGA’s website. Assist Program Director with event planning and various projects in the office. Year-long Internship (May 2017-May 2018).

 

Interested in the above internship?

 

Send resume and cover letter to:                   

Nebraska Corn Growers Association

1111 Lincoln Mall, Suite 308

Lincoln, NE 68508

For further information contact:

Morgan Wrich, Program Director

(w) 402-438-6459

mwrich@necga.org