Position: Program Innovation Intern
Note: This position is supported by the Mitacs BSI program, the successful candidate must be a current student or recent graduate from a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution.
Beginning in March, 8-12 months depending on full-time or part-time availability
The GAAP Incubator Facility at Innovation Place. Occasional remote work with virtual support may be accommodated.
The Global Agri-Food Advancement Partnership (GAAP) is an investment incubator dedicated to advancing technologies for the agri-food sector. We provide equity investment and long-term incubation to rapid-growth companies with cutting-edge technologies; fostering efficiency, sustainability, and profitability in the Canadian agriculture and food industries.
At GAAP, we believe in championing innovation, embracing challenges, and nurturing a collaborative environment. We take pride in our commitment to excellence and are on the lookout for passionate individuals who are eager to make a meaningful impact.
Our team is looking for an enthusiastic intern to play a pivotal role in optimizing business attraction through an enhanced introduction program. You’ll wear a lot of hats in this position, no two days will be the same. The main objectives of the work are:
Landscape analysis research
Managing project workflow
Coordinating program logistics and details
Collaborating on marketing and promotion activities
Supporting in-person events
Reflecting and reporting on the program outcomes
This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated USASK student or recent graduate who excels in:
Detailed project management
Creative problem solving
Knowledge of agriculture and agribusiness in Saskatchewan is a bonus!
Diverse Learning Opportunities: Immerse yourself in various aspects of business incubation and entrepreneurship, gaining a full-picture of the inner workings.
Supported development: Benefit from one-on-one guidance from seasoned professionals who are invested in your success.
Real-World Projects: Work on exciting projects with tangible outcomes, allowing you to have a direct impact on participant experience.
Networking Opportunities: Expand your professional network by connecting with industry experts, innovators, and partners at exclusive events.
Innovation Campus: Access to Innovation Place amenities, fitness centre, networking events, and professional development workshops.
How to Apply
Are you ready to contribute to shaping the future of agri-food technologies?
Submit your resume, along with a compelling cover letter highlighting why you're the perfect fit for this internship to Susan Jorgensen by February 29, 2024. Apply early, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Don't miss out on the chance to be a part of something extraordinary!
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