Agriculture and Economic Growth Intern – Strategies to Prevent Spillover of Zoonotic Diseases

TETRA TECH

About the organization

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees - 20,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in over 450 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams. We are an equal opportunity employer: EOE AA/M/F/Vets/Disability.

Duties

The USAID-funded Strategies to Prevent Spillover of Zoonotic Diseases (STOP) project, implemented by Tetra Tech International Development is currently accepting expressions of interest for an Agriculture and Economic Growth Intern. Preference is given to applicants who can be based in our Burlington, VT office or can work remotely from the Eastern United States.

The Intern will work closely and provide support to the STOP team and the internship duration is 6 months.

Responsibilities:
* Support research on technology and innovation
* Develop communications materials
* Research new approaches and tools
* Provide administrative support
* Review project reports to identify lessons learned, best practices and improve knowledge management.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
* Recently completed or in progress Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
* Interest in agriculture, economics, geography, communications, or project management
* At least one year of international development experience
* Speaking and reading proficiency in either Spanish or French
* Ability to legally work in the US without employer sponsorship.

Application instructions

To be considered applicants must submit the following as part of the online application process:
* Cover Letter
* CV in reverse chronological format

Please ensure that your Cover Letter and CV/Resume are uploaded and any additional requested documentation, if noted above, as part of your application. Incomplete applications and/or corrupt files may delay processing of your application or remove you from consideration. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements listed above will not be considered. No phone calls will be accepted.

Please indicate where you saw Tetra Tech's IDS ad posted.

Apply online at: https://bit.ly/3g76RWr

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