2Seeds is building a network of community-based development projects in East Africa. 2Seeds recruits and trains young people to live in rural Tanzania for one year and develop projects in partnership with subsistence farmers. 2Seeds' mission is Human Capital Development: we help our Tanzanian partners achieve their productive potential to grow more food and generate more income from what they produce, and help young people fulfill their potential as values-driven leaders.
Timeframe: One year program (for graduates requiring international experience)
International Service Learning Alliance
Have office based and partner based internships.
Global Service Corps (GSC)
An international volunteer service-learning and community development organization that offers short and long-term programs. Two IARD students have completed an internship in Tanzania with this program. + Read their reflections.
Web: Global Service Corps
Location: Cambodia, Tanzania, and Thailand
Institute de Formation et de Researche Demographiques (IFORD)
This is an internship program being developed by Dr. Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue in DSOC. The University is based in Cameroon and mainly covers social science topics but has links with various agricultural institutions. Would be a good place to intern and do a senior thesis. French is useful but there are students and programs from several countries.
Agricultural Challenges and Solutions in Organic Farming
Through Cornell's Horticulture Department, students intern with Hebei Qimei Agriculture Science and Technology Co, Ltd., a privately held, multinational corporation headquartered in HeiBei, China. Students grow organic food, use green manures and improve soil productivity and health.