Technoserve Food Processing Internship Program Jobs in Ethiopia

Technoserve Food Processing Internship Program

Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 199650

Category: Accounting and Finance, Business and Administration, Sales and Marketing

Job Description

Job Details: Internship

Locations: Ethiopia


TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses, and industries. We are a non-profit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital, and markets.

Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs, and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

Program Description

TechnoServe is implementing the USAID funded Alliance for Inclusive and Nutritious Food Processing (AINFP) regional program in collaboration with Partners in Food Solutions (PFS).

The program leverages the power of the private sector to create better nutritional outcomes for base-of-the-pyramid consumers and more profitable market opportunities for local farmers.

This is achieved by supporting local food processing companies in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia and Ethiopia through remote technical assistance and training from world leading food processing companies under PFS to increase the availability of safe, affordable and nutritious food.

Internship Objective

The program seeks to recruit food science and business students/recent graduates from local universities to work with local foundational food processing firms.

The internship provides valuable professional development opportunities for students and recent graduates to receive on-the-job training in private sector settings, preparing them to become the next generation of African food processors and technologists.

In addition to their on-the-job contributions to the client, interns will develop case studies and provide research and support trainings with supervision by program staff. The internship will expand knowledge, refine career goals, and build professional network, mentors and

Job Requirements

Basic Requirements

a) A first degree from a recognized university in any of the following disciplines: Food processing, marketing or Finance

b) Age between 21 to 29 years of age

c) Must have graduated within the last 2 years or awaiting graduation or currently pursuing a masters or PhD degree

d) Provide recommendation/reference letter from the university attended

Personal Attributes

a) Should possess interpersonal and communication skills

b) Must be goal oriented, dynamic, passionate and self-motivated

c) Must be a team player and have the ability to solve problems

d) A person of integrity

e) Must be computer proficient

How to Apply

Application Guidelines:

AINFP program invites applications from qualified candidates for the internship in one or more of the following areas:

  • Food Safety and Quality Standards

  • Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Access to Finance for Food processors

  • Nutrition and Fortification

  • Engineering

  • New Product Development

  • Supply Chain Operations

  • Food Manufacturing

  • Marketing and Branding

  • Financial Operations

    Deadline for applications: Open ended

    Qualified and interested applicants should submit a PDF Word-formatted single document consisting of:

  • Cover Letter specifying area of interest on the subject line and stating the reason for your interest in the internship program

  • Max 3 - page CV

    Submit to Please identify the position for which you are applying in the subject line. We welcome hearing from qualified and interested applicants.

    Due to a high volume of applicants, please understand that we are able to contact only those who meet the minimum qualifications. No phone calls, please.

    Please Note:

    a) This is not a salaried position and the program will only facilitate predetermined costs of engagement.

    b) TechnoServe WILL NOT offer employment after the completion of the internship.

    c) Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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