Applications for the World Food Prize Foundation George Washington Carver Internship Program in 2023 are currently open.
The Internship is an unparalleled professional opportunity for students interested in global issues of hunger, poverty, and development.
George Washington Carver (GWC) Interns learn first-hand both the public and private sides of operating an international non-profit organization. They also increase their understanding of the international fight against hunger, malnutrition, and poverty.
Worth of Award
Interns can work on-site in Des Moines, Iowa, or remotely and are compensated with a stipend of $1,500 per internship period.
Successful candidates have:
a strong academic background,
a solid work ethic,
a capacity for analytical thinking,
impeccable attention to detail and excellent oral and written communication skills.
They are enthusiastic and flexible learners, capable of both taking direction and working independently.
Applicants must be proficient in English to be considered for placement. All selected interns share a commitment to fulfilling The World Food Prize Foundation’s mission of elevating innovation and inspiring action to increase the quality, quantity, and availability of food for all.
A minimum commitment of 12-15 hours per week in the hours between 9-5 pm Monday through Friday is required for the Spring and Fall. Similarly, 16-20 hours per week is required in the Summer. However, the program provides flexibility for each intern’s schedule, and many interns choose to work additional hours.
How to Apply
A cover letter and resume are necessary to apply; and a sample of work is necessary if applying for graphic design but welcome for other positions.
Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis, preferred deadline December 16th.