Thursday, September 21, 2017

Learn about a paid internship at Land O'Lakes with travel to Africa

The Land O'Lakes, Inc. Global Food Challenge is now accepting applications from second-year students for a paid summer internship and paid travel to Washington, D.C. and Africa. Learn more at an info session on Thursday, Oct. 5.

Help find a solution to global food security!


Be a part of the Land O'Lakes, Inc. Global Food Challenge and help solve real-world problems.

Land O'Lakes Global Food Challenge Info Session
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Bruininks Hall, Room 131A
Snacks and beverages provided!

Up to 12 second-year students from five universities will be chosen to participate in this year's Land O'Lakes, Inc. Global Food Challenge. The challenge runs from Oct. 2017-Oct. 2018 and includes:
  • Participation in special events throughout the year
  • Three hands-on "challenge" assignments to develop creative solutions to real food security issues
  • A $1,000 stipend
  • An 11-week paid summer internship with Land O'Lakes, Inc.
  • Paid travel to key locations including Washington, D.C. and Africa from May-Aug. 2018
  • Working closely with industry experts and a university mentor
  • Opportunity to present your work at the Global Food Challenge Summit Aug. 2017
You must be a U.S. citizen, able to travel abroad, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply.

Applications are due Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

If you are interested in applying but unable to attend the information meeting, email Susan Kubitschek at kubit001@umn.edu.

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