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GROWMARK Exploring Agriculture Agronomy Intern - Illini FS - Urbana, IL

 

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 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 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 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 9th 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.


Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana

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