Agriculture Specialist Intern

  • Unit C - #387
  • Intern

Company Description

ABOUT VOMI:  Virtual Organization Management Institute is the world's leading and only 100% virtual global educational institute, think tank, professional association, certification and accreditation provider, and conference producer strictly focused on the modern virtual organization management discipline founded and pioneered by its founder since 1997.  http://www.virtualorganizationinstitute.com | http://vomi.eventbrite.com

Job Description

"A Virtual Organization is an organization which strictly uses all of the following:  a virtual workspace,  a virtual workforce, and virtual organization management best practices, policies and procedures for operating in a 100% virtual environment."    
               by Prof. Pierre Coupet of Virtual Organization Management Institute

Overview

Seeking dedicated agriculture specialist interns with a passion for sustainable agriculture, making the world a better place, and Social Media; who have a strong vision to participate, as part of a team and under strict supervision, in designing, coordinating, and implementing sustainable agriculture training and self-reliance strategies in support of local communities worldwide; and who can bring creative ideas to the agriculture team and help implement them.    Will support the Agriculture Specialist of one of 7 (Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Middle East, North America, South America) local region affairs subcommittees (e.g., African Affairs Subcommittee, etc.) of the  Global Ambassadors Committee of VOMI Global Think Tank and Advisory Board.  May also have an opportunity to participate as speaker at global web-media-conferences based on overall background and qualifications.   May also be involved, under strict supervision and depending on the length of the internship, in planning and/or attending Board meetings; learning and using parliamentary procedures based on Robert's Rules of Order; recording and transcribing minutes of board meetings; and assisting in drafting board resolutions.    
 
This is a 30-Day UNPAID Global-Virtual Internship,  with a possibility of being extended for up to a maximum period of 90 days based on your initial performance during the first 30 days.  Our internship program is Year-Round and is open to all applicants worldwide who meet our strict requirements.   All selected interns who have successfully completed the maximum total of 90 days of internship will receive a $500 stipend for tuition and education expenses subject to meeting all other stipend award requirements.   

Internship Highlights:  This virtual organization internship is part of a global educational residency training program at our newly formed VOMI Global Think Tank & Advisory Board  -  http://shortlinks.virtualorganizationinstitute.com/zurhf  -  effectively making you a pro tem member of the board; gives you a unique and invaluable opportunity to interact directly with the chairman of the think tank-advisory board and founder of the modern virtual organization management discipline and other significant players in the field, as well as a front row seat at the forefront of the latest virtual organization management developments at VOMI.     

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, submit your resume to Vern Evans, Chief Talent Officer, at internship@virtualorganizationinstitute.com or online.

Qualifications

Qualification Requirements: 

You must be an undergraduate in your 3rd or final year, or a graduate student majoring in Agricultural Science or a related discipline Prior field experience with sustainable agriculture in semi-arid locations is a plus Extensive experience with community-based organizations and a determination to work effectively with local civil society organizations are another big plus.  Ability to work effectively and in harmony with colleagues from diverse cultures and professional backgrounds under stressful conditions is a must. Must have a min 3.00 GPA in your major or equivalent; a 3.5 GPA is preferred.   Admission is limited only to students who will receive course credit for the internship, however, a waiver of this requirement due to extenuating circumstances may be considered on a case-by-case basis.   As well, we require the following:

•    Above all else, an Oustanding WORK ETHIC! 
•    A Social Media Native, you have a passion for virtual organizations and all things social media. 
•    Willingness and ability to operate and manage, under strict supervision, in a 100% virtual organization environment.
•    Excellent written and oral communication, research, and writing skills. 
•    Highly disciplined, focused, and extraordinary ability to adapt and thrive in a virtual organization.
•    Must be totally self-sufficient in a 100% virtual environment.
•    Proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications.
•    Fluency in English required, additional language proficiencies (French, Chinese, etc.) are a plus.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Virtual Organization Management Institute
16161 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91436
United States

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