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GROWMARK IT Innovation Intern - GROWMARK Inc. - Bloomington, IL

GROWMARK is an agricultural cooperative serving almost 400,000 customers across North America, providing agronomy, energy, facility engineering and construction, and logistics products and services, as well as grain marketing and risk management services. Headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois, GROWMARK owns the FS trademark, which is used by its member cooperatives. GROWMARK also owns and operates SEEDWAY, the largest full-line seed company in the United States. More information is available at growmark.com.

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We’re looking for passionate students with a desire to work with the latest emerging technologies in web development, Intern of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation to name a few. As part of the innovation team, our intern will research and develop a project that would contribute to our overall corporate strategic goals that directly impact our innovation initiatives.                          

 

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT 

 

Trains and assists an internal innovation team in researching, analyzing, and developing business solutions utilizing cutting-edge technologies. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

 

  • Web development and/or analytical programming skills 

 

  • Strong research and analytical skills 

 

  • Ability to work effectively with a team 

 

  • 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  

 

 

REQUIREMENTS 

 

  • Must be pursuing an IT-related degree (includes Data Science, Anatylics, Statistics, Mathematics, or Engineering) at a four-year university with a status of at least a second semester junior or first semester senior in good academic standings at the time the internship beings 

 

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

 

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

 

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record 

 

  • Must be able to travel independently and overnight when necessary  

 

 

DESIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS 

 

  • Object-oriented programming (Java, C#, or equilvent)  

 

  • Web/Mobile Development Programming  

 

  • Database programming (SQL)  

 

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING  

 

We're looking for passionate students with a desire to work with the latest emerging technologies in web development, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation to name a few. As part of the innovation team, our intern will research and develop a project that would contribute to our overall corporate strategic goals that directly impact our innovation initiatives.  

 

A few key areas of emphasis include:  

 

  • Researching, analyze, and develop business solutions utilizing cutting-edge technologies.  

 

  • Web development and/or analytical programming  

 

 

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE  

 

  • You are pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in IT or related field (Data Science, Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, or Engineering) at a 4-year university  

 

  • You are currently in your junior year  

 

  • You are in good academic status  

 

 

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 63 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.

 


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