Friday, September 27, 2019

Apply for the Land O'Lakes Global Food Challenge internship by Thursday, Oct. 10

The Land O'Lakes, Inc. Global Food Challenge is now accepting applications from second-year students for a 12-week paid summer Emerging Leaders for Food Security internship to work with industry experts at Land O’Lakes, Inc.

Help find a solution to global food security!


The Land O'Lakes, Inc. Global Food Challenge is now accepting applications from second-year students for a 12-week paid summer Emerging Leaders for Food Security internship to work with industry experts at Land O’Lakes, Inc.

The program combines boots-on-the-ground learning, mentorship, and travel. It offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for six students from the Class of 2022 to gain experiences outside the classroom during a yearlong initiative and includes:
  • Paid 12-week summer internship May-August 2020
  • All expenses paid to Land O’Lakes headquarters, Land O’Lakes member cooperative, international locations, and local site visits 
  • Exploration of real-world agricultural issues through a series of experiential learning opportunities throughout the year and a team consulting project 
  • Broad exposure to agribusiness, the Land O’Lakes organization, and its leadership team 
  • Invaluable career development and leadership opportunities 
  • Working with cross-functional teams to evaluate and drive performance improvements 
  • Introduction to Land O’Lakes’ culture 
  • Experience studying abroad 
  • Opportunity to educate others on the agricultural industry 
  • Exposure to a variety of careers in agriculture 
  • Serving as an ambassador for agriculture and the food industry
Emerging Leaders present their final projects at the end of their internship in August. Those interested must be a U.S. citizen, able to travel abroad, and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply.

To apply, visit the Land O'Lakes Global Food Challenge website. Applications are due by noon Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

Please direct questions to CSE Student Services at csess@umn.edu.

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