Intern - Seaboard Corporation


Organization Information

Seaboard Corporation is a unique company with a rich history dating back more than 90 years. Although the company has evolved over time through acquisitions, partnerships and internal growth, its roots are in grain and agriculturally derived products. Common to all our endeavors, we strive to distinguish ourselves in the industries we select.

Location - 818 Connecticut Ave., NW. Suite 801

Job Description:

An international agribusiness and shipping company seeks a paid intern to work in its Washington, D.C., government affairs office over the summer break. Domestically, the company is primarily focused on raising and processing livestock and, internationally, is one of the largest American agribusiness investors in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.

Intern should expect to start towards the end of May.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring federal legislation;

  • Producing short issue briefs;

  • Drafting communications for senior staff;

  • Attending hearings, industry meetings, and after hours events; and,

  • International visa processing and other administrative duties.

The intern will also gain some direct lobbying experience.

Job Qualifications:

A qualified candidate will be a rising junior or senior majoring in Political Science, Public Affairs, International Relations or other relevant field. Previous internship experience desired but not required. Hill experience a plus.  Candidate must be a strong oral and verbal communicator and comfortable representing the company at events.

How to Apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume, and one writing sample (3 pages or less) to agribusinessdcintern@gmail.com.

- N/A