Job Title: Intern

Location: Colombia

Caravela Coffee is a leader in the Specialty Coffee industry.  For over 15 years we have pioneered many of the concepts that today we take for granted, such as micro-lots, full traceability and vacuum packing. We are a vertically integrated company with wholly-owned export operations in Central and South America and import operations in North America, Europe and Australia. We currently work directly with over 6,000 small and medium sized coffee producers in eight Latin American countries, creating mutually beneficial, long-term relationships between exemplary coffee producers and roasters throughout the world.

As a fast growing, global B-Corporation full of passionate coffee people, we strive to have a positive impact in the communities where we work, the environment, our employees, as well as the roasters that we work with and the customers that they serve. In 2015 we were recognized by B-Labs as one of the B-Corp “Best for the World” companies.

As we continue to grow and develop, we are seeking an Intern to work out of our Colombia office starting in early 2016.

Subjects that will be covered include, but not limited to:

  • All aspects of the Quality Control Lab (Bogota)

  • Procurement and Operations at Purchasing Stations (Huila, Cauca, Tolima, Nariño)

  • Coffee Academics: Futures, Fixations, Logistics, Risk Management (Bogota)

  • Developing and Mapping New Markets (Bogota)

  • Dry Mill Controls and Operations (Armenia, Quindio)

  • In addition, the intern will travel with customers who are visiting operations in Colombia

Applicant must:

  • Have a demonstrated passion and enthusiasm for specialty coffee

  • Be pro-active, self motivated, flexible, and able to work remotely, yet within a close-knit team

  • Be comfortable in a fast-paced global environment

  • Willing to travel at least 50% of the internship

  • Have excellent oral, written, and organizational skills

This is a paid internship. Compensation will be based on experience.

Please submit resume and cover letter for consideration to: info (at) caravela (dot) coffee, subject line: Intern - Colombia