Eligibility requirement: Interns should ideally have an academic background in agriculture and/or environmental sciences, as well as a strong interest in the subject matter. An understanding of GIS and landscape analysis is beneficial. This internship is conducted in English and is only available for a duration of 8 weeks, between June and July.

Internship details

If you’re passionate about sustainable food production, biodiversity, and the environmental impact of agriculture, this remote internship offers a valuable opportunity to gain experience within an industry of the utmost importance. The remote placement is provided via a Greek Agricultural Research & Development SME, operating out of Crete. This organization delivers services related to Sustainable Food Production Systems and more, through applied research, training and professional consultancy.

Interns who focus on Spatial analysis of farmland with regards to landscape and biodiversity features join forces with a Greek Agricultural Research & Development SME, operating out of the beautiful island of Crete. This organization delivers a wide range of services, ranging from applied research and development for sustainable production (i.e. agroecology, organic farming, and integrated agriculture), the environmental impact of agriculture, vocational training, innovative support for producers, and more.

The main tasks of this remote internship include spatial analysis, by means of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and tools (QGIS or Google Earth Pro), with regards farmland use, landscape features and biodiversity.

Join this remote internship with the goal of improving your skills and real-world experience, related to GIS and landscape analysis, for spatial analysis of agricultural landscape. Gain experience on a hot agro-environmental topic, most wanted by related employers!

Please note that this remote internship is only available for a duration of 8 weeks, between June and July. The available start date for 2020 is Monday June 8th.

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Program fees

It’s free to apply for this internship. Once we have reviewed your suitability and accepted you onto this program, you’ll need to pay a deposit of US$449 to confirm your place. The remaining balance of your Program Fee (less your initial US$449 deposit payment) will be due within 7 days of being assigned a placement.

Internship Duration Program Fee (USD)
100 hours (3 weeks full time, or 5 weeks part time) 100 hour options $948
250 hours (8 weeks full time, or 12 weeks part time) 250 hour options $1,348
350 hours (13 weeks full time, or 17 weeks part time) 350 hour options $1,648
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What it covers
  • Dedicated support before, during and after your internship
  • Securing your internship placement
  • Personalization of your internship plan
  • Orientation and coaching with your supervisor
  • Experiential Learning Curriculum
  • International reference letter

Intern review: Tara Behnsen

"During this internship, I did land use analysis of different sites in Crete, Greece, using Google Earth Pro. My role was to identify and outline patches of various land uses such as olives, arable lan..." read more

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