GROWMARK, Inc. GROWMARK Exploring Agriculture Internship - Sunrise FS - Manito, IL in Manito, Illinois
Sunrise FS is headquartered in Virginia, Illinois with branches in Mason and Cass counties. Sunrise FS has about 200 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 2,500 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, grain, tires, irrigation, and retail. Sunrise FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.
- Must be pursuing an agriculture-related degree at a 2-year community or technical college, with a status of freshman or sophomore to be eligible to apply.*
_ 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 Exploring Agriculture Agronomy Operations Intern that is eager to go above and beyond helping our customers. A few key areas of emphasis include:
· Operate field research and crop monitoring equipment and technology for scouting.
· Assist with facility and equipment maintenance and repair.
· Visit FS locations and customers building professional relationships.
_ WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE_
· You are pursuing a degree or certification from a 2-year community or technical college.
· 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 gives back to the community
· 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 Exploring Agriculture Internship Program is in its 5th year. The program has given students the opportunity to explore career paths and develop professionally; many of which still call the 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.