Internship Opportunities

Texas Corn Producers is excited to offer students a hands-on opportunity to gain experience in the agricultural industry through its administrative and communications internship programs. Applications are being accepted for both these positions.

Agricultural Administration Internship

This internship provides students interested in the agricultural industry with a valuable career-building experience by further developing their agricultural industry knowledge, as well as their office skillset. During the internship, the intern will also develop contacts with agricultural industry members, as well as key federal and state legislative leaders and staff. Upon completion of the internship, the intern will hone time management, multi-tasking and office skills sought by professionals.

Duties
The intern’s duties will include, but are not limited to, assisting staff with:

  • General office work, including mailings, organization, travel, etc.
  • TCPA membership recruitment and database entry
  • Filing and office organization
  • Accounting and data entry
  • Answering phones and greeting office visitors
  • Board member communications and coordination, including meeting attendance
  • Research project organization

The intern will also be expected to gain familiarity with the corn industry and crop production issues. Additionally, the intern will become acquainted with the state’s soybean organizations, which are also administrated by the office.

The deadline to apply for the TCP administration internship is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 2021.

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Agricultural Communications Internship

This internship provides students interested in the agricultural industry with a valuable career-building experience by further developing their agricultural industry knowledge, as well as communications and office skillset. During the internship, the intern will also develop contacts with agricultural industry members, media, and key federal and state legislative leaders and staff. Additionally, the intern will learn to communicate with the key influencers for the industry. Upon completion of the internship, the intern will hone time management, multi-tasking and office skills sought by professionals.

Duties

Duties will include, but are not limited to, assisting staff with:

  • Developing marketing and educational materials
  • Writing news releases and newsletter articles
  • Designing and publishing newsletters, marketing materials, and advertisements
  • Managing social media presence
  • Capturing and producing photos and video
  • Assist with event planning and publicity efforts
  • General office work, including mailings, organization, travel, etc.
  • Answering phones and greeting office visitors
  • Board member communications and coordination, including meeting attendance

The intern will also be expected to gain familiarity with the corn industry and crop production issues. Additionally, the intern will become acquainted with the state’s soybean organizations, which are also administrated by the office.

The deadline to apply for the TCP communications internship is noon on Monday, April 19, 2021.

ANNOUNCEMENT & APPLICATION DETAILS