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GROWMARK Agronomy Intern - West Central FS - Galesburg/Macomb, IL

COMPANY: West Central FS

LOCATION:  Galesburg, IL or Macomb, IL

SUPERVISOR: Rich Deschepper



Serves as the Agronomy intern under the direction of the Sales/Marketing Manager, trains and assists with general Agronomy functions using Ag Technologies.




  • Hands on experience in agronomy field.


  • 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.


  • Assist with facility and equipment maintenance and repair.


  • Gain understanding and experience with ordering, receiving, and inventory control.




  • Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.


  • Performs all other duties as assigned.




  • Must be pursuing a degree or certification from a community college, technical college or university and in good academic standing at time the internship begins.


  • Demonstrates ability to work independently.


  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, ag technology knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.


  • Frequently required to lift 51-70 pounds as needed


  • Potentially exposed and required to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wet, etc.), as well as working at various heights or elevated platforms


  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and have the ability to travel independently and overnight as needed.


  • Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.