Friday, October 2, 2020

Apply for the Land O'Lakes Global Food Challenge internship by Monday, Oct. 19

The Land O'Lakes, Inc. Global Food Challenge is now accepting applications from second-year students for a 12-week paid summer 2021 Emerging Leaders for Food Security internship to work with industry experts at Land O’Lakes, Inc. Applications are due by Monday, Oct. 19, 2020.

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 2021 Emerging Leaders for Food Security internship to work with industry experts at Land O’Lakes, Inc.

As part of the internship, students will have the opportunity to interact with key industry leaders while learning more about agriculture globally, nationally, and locally. Along with experiencing the growing industry, students will also work on a consulting project for Land O’Lakes. Up to eight students from the Class of 2023 will be selected to gain experiences outside the classroom during a yearlong initiative, including:
  • Paid 12-week summer internship May-August 2021
  • All expenses paid visits to Land O’Lakes headquarters, Land O’Lakes member cooperative, international locations, and local sites 
  • 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 Monday, Oct. 19, 2020.

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

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