Agriculture And Economic Growth Intern

internship - full time, unpaid

Tetra Tech
Burlington, VT
Closed
Posted 38 Days ago
Tetra Tech
Burlington, VT
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 38 Days ago

Description

# Agriculture and Economic Growth Internship **Apply online ONLYat ** **DISREGARD THE GRAY APPLY ONLINE BUTTON ABOVE ANDBELOW, and apply only via the link above. Please do not submit an applicationvia tetratech.taleo.net. Thank you.** ** ** Tetra Tech International Development Services, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is accepting applications for an Intern for our Agriculture and Economic Growth (AEG) Sector. **Who are we?** We implement development projects for USAID, the EU, DFID, the World Bank, MCC, and others. Successful development practitioners need to have a good understanding of the development business cycle, including the proposal phase, start-up and mobilization, implementation and daily project administration, contract and grants management, project backstopping, conflict resolution, finance, analysis, and compliance. Tetra Tech has a strong reputation among consultants and staff for providing a personal touch to our outreach and recruitment efforts and building relationships that last beyond a particular proposal or project. **What will you learn here?** This Agriculture and Economic Growth Intern will learn about and support program implementation and new business development, primarily for USAID- funded projects. This internship can help start a successful career in development, building skillsets, expanding networks, and providing real-world experience in this challenging but rewarding work. **This internship is paid and hours are flexible, between 24-40 per week for at least three months. It will be based in Burlington, Vermont.** **What Youll Be Doing:** * Support capture plan research teams and update new business tracking tools * Develop communications tools, success stories, short videos and project tweets * Provide AEG marketing and communications support, including updating the sector page on the Tetra Tech website * Review project reports to identify lessons learned, best practices and improve knowledge management * Assist Sector Director or sector staff with tasks as needed * Recently completed or in progress Bachelors or Masters degree in agriculture, economic development, business management, or related field; * At least 1 year of work experience desired, including some work or volunteerism overseas; * Demonstrated understanding of, academic excellence in, and desire to pursue a career in agriculture, economics, project management, or international relations strongly preferred; * Knowledge of international donor development projects, especially USAID-funded projects, highly desired; * Speaking and reading proficiency in at least one foreign language highly desired (especially Spanish and/or French); * Experience in MS Office Suite, with understanding of SharePoint desirable; * Eligible to work in the US **To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the onlineapplication process: ** * A cover letter explaining your interest in this internship * A current CV Please ensure that all necessary documents are uploaded, as incompleteapplications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application orremove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimumrequirements listed above will not be considered. **Apply online at: ** Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. With more than 17,000 associates working together, Tetra Tech provides clear solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are Leading with Science� to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability. **Primary Location: **United States-Vermont-Burlington **Work Locations: ** **Job: **International Development **Organization: **Tetra Tech Inc. **Schedule: **Full-time **Job Posting: **Jun 5, 2019, 2:08:14 PM

Skills

economics, analysis, economic research, international relations, international development, economic development, french, spanish, microsoft word, project management, finance, business development, energy management, consulting, marketing communications

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