Symposium Planning & Logistics
Each semester, the World Food Prize selects a highly qualified undergraduate or graduate student for the unique opportunity to take significant responsibility and initiative in carrying out the Borlaug Dialogue. This internship gives students unparalleled professional experience in event planning and management. Various duties include:
- Serve as liaison to high-ranking attendees of the symposium
- Interact with foreign dignitaries, heads of state, and US senators and representatives
- Correspond with staff of dignitaries and speakers present for the Dialogue to ensure proper handling of logistics
- Work directly with Ambassador Quinn to determine VIP seating at meals and special gatherings
The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, a solid work ethic, a capacity for analytical thinking, impeccable attention to detail and excellent oral and written communication skills.