Nov. 15 is deadline for summer 2008 paid internships with Foreign Agricultural Service

The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service is looking for a few outstanding senior and graduate level college and university students to work in its overseas offices to promote U.S. agricultural interests through the International Agricultural Internship Program (IAIP) for SUMMER 2008.

The USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service, one of the four U.S. government foreign service agencies, places about ten students each semester (spring, summer and fall) with excellent analysis, marketing, writing, language and organizational skills and experience to work on international agricultural trade policy issues, commodity and market analysis and organizing trade events in its overseas offices for a 10-16 week PAID INTERNSHIP.

U.S. citizen students who are majoring in a business or science related agricultural field, i.e. Ag Econ, Econ, Finance, Business or Marketing, International Studies or Relations, Law or in a Biotechnology Program are eligible. Online registration for the summer 2008 semester closes on November 15, 2007, and fall 2008 application deadline is March 3, 2008 (RECENTLY REVISED DATE). Check the website two months before the deadline to see if any deadline changes have been made. For more information about IAIP, click on
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