July 1 deadline for International Ag Internship Program

We are looking for a few outstanding senior and graduate level college and university students to work in our OVERSEAS offices to promote U.S. agricultural interests through USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) International Agricultural Internship Program (IAIP) for spring 2009.

FAS, one of the U.S. government’s four foreign service agencies, places about ten students each semester (currently spring, summer and fall) with excellent analysis, marketing, writing, language and organizational skills, and experience to work on international agricultural trade policy issues, trade capacity building, commodity and market analysis and market promotion events in our 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 spring 2009 closes on July 1, 2008; summer 2009 semester closes on November 1, 2008; and fall 2009 application closes on March 3, 2009.

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