Job title: GROWMARK Agronomy Intern – Illini FS – Urbana, IL
Job description: Illini FS is headquartered in Urbana, Illinois with branches in five eastern Illinois counties. Illini FS has about 200 employees and approximately 6,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, tires, and retail. Illini FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING
If you enjoy being outside and are interested in gaining hands-on Agronomy experience, then we can’t wait to talk to you! We are looking for an Agronomy Intern that is eager to go above and beyond helping our customers.
A few areas of emphasis include:
- Visit FS locations and customers building professional relationships.
- Coordinate communication with multi-site contacts, schedule field activities and carry out projects.
- Operate field research and crop monitoring equipment and technology for scouting.
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE
- You are pursuing a degree or certification from a community college, technical college or university
- You are in good academic standing
WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE
- We value relationships and people first and foremost
- We are a company that is committed to being an innovation leader in the agriculture industry
- We emphasize sustainability practices and stewardship of our resources
- We enjoy access to in-house training and leadership development opportunities
WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT US
The GROWMARK Internship Program has been in existence for 62 years. The program has given over 1,350 students the opportunity to explore career paths and develop professionally; many of which still call the FS GROWMARK System “home” today!
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.
Location: Urbana, IL
Job date: Sun, 05 Sep 2021 07:57:54 GMT
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