Farming Future Bangladesh (FFB) is a comprehensive communications initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help improve awareness about modern agricultural innovations including crop biotechnology in Bangladesh.

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Farming Future Bangladesh (FFB) is a comprehensive communications initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help improve awareness about modern agricultural innovations, including crop biotechnology, in Bangladesh. Based in Dhaka, it operates under the auspices of the Cornell Alliance for Science, an initiative of Cornell University, USA. FFB aims to share evidence-based information about the social, economic and environmental benefits of modern agricultural innovations.

FFB seeks outstanding individuals for a 12-week Internship program well suited to the individual aiming to advance his/her career in national and international job sector and gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace. FFB is inviting application from qualified Bangladeshi Nationals for the internship program.

What We Offer

  • Mentor graduate and postgraduate students from diverse academic backgrounds to enhance their educational experience through practical assignments.

  • Expose students with the global network of Cornell University and Cornell Alliance for Science.

  • Engage to the works of FFB in a team environment to prepare them for national and international professions.

  • Provide hands-on work experience in a thriving and supportive workplace.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the communication and outreach team for implementation of communication and outreach activities.

  • Work with the team to develop contents for website and social media.

  • Support communication team to implement Youth for Science campaign activities.

  • Draft meeting minutes, contents for communication material, media tracking and media monitoring, translating contents.

  • Help and support admin and finance team for day-to-day work in relation with the assigned activities.

  • Prepare and share reports of assigned tasks in an effective and efficient way.

  • Implement any other activity as assigned by the team member and senior management.

Qualification

  • Advanced university degree in English/Development Studies/International Relations/Mass Communication/Biotechnology/Genetic Engineering/Agriculture/Fine Arts/Finance/Web development or any other discipline.

  • Proven ability to think creatively and work under pressure and tight deadline.

  • Excellent communications proficiency both in spoken & written English and Bangla.

  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft word, excel and PowerPoint.

Internship Details

  • Program Duration: 12-week

  • Remuneration: BDT 10,000/month

  • Other Benefits: As per organizational policy.

  • Location: Dhaka with ability and willingness to travel and stay outside Dhaka as and when required.

Application Procedure

Interested individuals are requested to send their Resume (not more than 2 pages) with the subject line “Internship Program” with contact mobile/telephone number, recent passport size photograph and cover letter mentioning to hr@farmingfuturebd.com by August 30, 2019.

All applicants should adhere to Farming Future Bangladesh code of ethics, and provisions covered in the internship program agreement. Women, people with disabilities and those belonging to discriminated groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, caste, tribe, age, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law. There is no cost involved with applying for any positions in Farming Future Bangladesh.

Any solicitation of job application should be regarded as fraudulent and will result in immediate disqualification from the recruitment process.