[Open to]: All nationalities
[Deadline]: April 15, 2017
One Acre Fund, a multinational agriculture-oriented organisation, which has been listed as one of the top 20 NGOs in the world has called for application for paid internship.
Below are the details:
One Acre Fund is looking to place a cohort of paid interns in several departments beginning June 2017. For twelve weeks (from June 2 to August 30), interns will work on impactful projects, receive mentorship from organizational leaders and provide support to One Acre Fund’s operations. Interns will be given substantial work assignments and asked to produce high quality deliverable.
Internship Programme Qualifications
One Acre Fund are looking for truly extraordinary candidates for several competitive internship positions. No prior experience is required and candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
Exceptional recent college graduates or students with at least two years of university coursework completed (i.e. third year students).
Strong work experiences. Examples include summer jobs, internships, fellowships or research positions while at school.
Leadership experience at work, school clubs, volunteer organizations etc.
Top-performing undergraduate background (include GPA/Marks on your application).
Strong interest in One Acre Fund’s work serving smallholder farmers.
Strong desire for personal and professional growth
Flexibility and a willingness to take on varied tasks
Ability to work both independently and part of a team
Fluent in English and relevant local languages
Eligibility for Internships
You are eligible for an internship with One Acre Fund if you
have work authorization in one of the countries where One Acre Fund has operations – see below for a complete list.
are a current student at any accredited university that has completed at least two years of coursework OR a graduate from any accredited university
are available for a full-time internship from June 2 to August 30, 2017
speak and read English fluently
This is a paid internship.
Interns will be provided with a reasonable stipend for the duration of their contract. Rural area based interns will be provided assistance in locating suitable housing.
Top performing interns may be offered a full-time position.
Opportunities may be available in the following departments:
Business Development & Communications – tells the story of One Acre Fund’s smallholder clients to donors, supporters and the world.
Finance, Audit – supports our operation with financial advice, reporting. Reduce waste and inefficiency by improving processes
Field Operations – serves farmers directly with training, input delivery and loan servicing
Government Relations and Policy – builds and maintain relationships with government and other stakeholders. Help shape rural development policy.
Procurement, Supply Chain and Logistics – sources and delivers the quality inputs and supplies our farmers need each season
Product Innovations, Monitoring and Evaluations, Ag Research – conducts research that measures the impact of our core program and finds the next innovative solution for our farmers
People Operations – supports the rapidly growing One Acre Fund family of leaders, finds the next generation of talent.
Tech – build the software and tools that help us serve more farmers
Interns will be valued members of the One Acre Fund family.
Timeline for Internships at One Acre Fund
Application Deadline: April 15, 2017
All Candidates Contacted: April 17, 2017
Candidates Complete Online Tests: April 17 – May 1, 2017
First Round Interviews for Finalists: May 1 – May 15, 2017
Final Round Interviews: May 15 – June 1, 2017
Internships with One Acre Fund: June 2, 2017 to August 30, 2017
Components of the Application Form
Work Authorization – Internships are only available for those with work authorization in one of our countries of operation.
Personal Information -Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Email Address, Phone Number
Educational Background (Degrees and Marks/GPA)
Job Skills and Prior Work Experience or Internships
Essays and CV Upload
You must answer each question marked with a * and you are encouraged to answer all questions thoroughly. Submitting a separate CV, cover letter and transcripts is optional.
You must write two original essays as part of your application – plagiarizing (copying your essay from another source) will result in you being banned from the internship and all future job opportunities at One Acre Fund.
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