Primary GFI Mentor: Nicole Roth, Director of International Engagement
Duration: Total project expectation: 60 hours. More work available if needed.
Start date: Flexible.
Purpose: The purpose of this internship will be to gather information about all plant-based meat, dairy, and egg companies headquartered, with offices or production facilities, or selling their products in a specific country. Interns may pick their country of choice assuming it has not already been chosen by another intern.
Activities: The main activities of this internship include internet and database research to locate the needed information, followed by development of (1) a company product database and (2) an analysis of the plant-based meat, dairy, and egg markets in each country. Additionally, there may be a need to reach out to vendors and suppliers by phone or email to get additional information.
Deliverables: The end result of this internship will be two deliverables. The first deliverable is a database that describes all of the companies selling plant-based meat, dairy, or eggs in these countries including information about their locations, products, sales, and distribution. The second deliverable is a summary of the plant-based meat, dairy, and egg industry in each country.
Learning Objectives: The primary learning objective is for the intern to develop expertise in current state of the plant-based meat, dairy, and egg industries in a specific country and opportunities for growth. They will also learn best practices in information management and sharing.
Compensation: This internship is unpaid.