CNFA, Inc. was established in 1985 and is a nonprofit focused on international development. The organization seeks to improve income generation in developing countries by empowering farmers and rural entreprenuers. With around 500 employees, CNFA focuses on enterprise-based agriculture development, striving to build market access, enhance agribusiness competitiveness, increase productivity, and improve access to inputs and credit.
CNFA offers internships in a range of areas, including Communications and Recruitment, Farmer-to-Farmer program, Global Programs Support, New Business Development, and Operations and Compliance. Interns work alongside CNFA staff on real projects, gaining first-hands experience in issues relating to international development, international business, and economics.
Open to undergraduate seniors, graduate students, and recent graduates. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/3.1 is required. Non-US citizens are welcome to apply but must meet proper visa requirements.
Meghan Loraditch, Executive Projects Officer
1828 L Street NW, Suite 710
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 296-3920
Number of Interns: Less than 10; 5 (Summer; Fall; Spring)
Compensation/Benefits: Paid; Paid - $1,500 / month; Gym Membership
Duration: N/A; June to August (Summer); September to December (Fall); January to May (Spring)
Academic Level: College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates