Cargill Sales Intern - Remote (Retail Feed) - Summer 2023 in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.
Gain real experience. Learn from the best. See how your work matters.
Our internships are designed to prepare you for your career journey, not a final destination. By joining our team, you are welcomed into a community committed to providing you with a safe environment to learn, grow and cultivate your skills. With our expansive learning resources, our well-respected leaders, and our carefully curated development courses, our goal is to equip you to confidently solve tomorrow's global issues. And, truthfully, our future relies on you. Your innovative minds, your intentional collaboration, and your desire to nourish the world. Your work may be local, but at Cargill, your impact will be global. Join our community to cultivate your curiosity, develop meaningful relationships and propel your career!
Retail Feed Sales Internship
Retail Feed Sales Interns will work closely with a group of managers including Segment Leaders, Business Development Managers & Key Account Managers, and be responsible for interacting with clients and prospective customers. Together, you will help them understand how our Feed and Nutrition business can provide solutions for them and improve their profitability. You will be matched with a Manager aligned to your interest, project and the need for the business.
With comprehensive learning resources at your disposal, you can take your learning in any direction.
As employees, interns receive access to volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off for volunteer activities.
Throughout the internship, interns and co-ops are invited to participate in events that will give exposure to leadership, provide development opportunities, and offer the ability to network with cross-functional interns/co-ops across the U.S.
Day to day activities could include customer support, training, and technical/nutritional training of retail feed products in Equine, Poultry, Beef, Wildlife with Ag Retail customers.
60% - Lead and implement assigned Retail Project, communicating your findings to your assigned team
30% - Build relationships and spend time in different segments including Sales/Consulting, Administrative and Manufacturing to gain a wider understanding our Animal Nutrition business
5% - Work alongside team members to better understand complex customer values and establish effective customer relationships
5% - Personal learning and development activities including attending Intern Forum and other assigned meetings
Internships are typically 12 weeks in duration.
Interns are paid hourly for time worked.
Interns are responsible for transportation to and from work.
Interns who demonstrate outstanding performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered an internship, co-op or full-time position to return the following year
Relocation can accelerate your career by helping you gain greater insight of our business in different geographic areas and increase your opportunities for managerial positions.
No matter who you are or where you are, we have resources to meet your needs. As an intern, you will have access to a wide variety of programs to support you and help you thrive! Eligible programs and incentives include:
Paid time off
Mental Health and Wellbeing program
Digital Learning Library
Housing and Relocation Assistance for those that qualify
Your development is our priority. With our outstanding global network, you will establish relationships, acquire mentors, and build your professional contacts. Our program encourages networking opportunities that will benefit you now and in your future career. During the internship, you will also receive consistent support from university recruiting staff, mentors, colleagues, and your supervisor.
Our Vibrant Community
At Cargill, we offer a vibrant global community with a culture that celebrates diversity. This is a reflection of the clients we serve and generates an intellectually diverse group of employees. Business Resource Groups (BRGs) help us embrace our diversity, make our teams more inclusive and enhance our employees’ outstanding talents and perspectives to benefit our organization and employees.
Our U.S. Business Resource Groups include:
Asian Alliance Network, Cargill Young Professionals Network, Cargill Ability Network (iCAN), Cargill Ebony Council, Group Responsible for Orienting and Welcoming (GROW), Hispanic-Latino Council, Cargill Pride Network, Veterans & Military Support Network, and Cargill Women’s Network.
Office and/or home setting
Travel approximately 50% or less
Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in an accredited undergraduate program (all majors considered) graduating between December 2023 and June 2025
Valid driver’s license in the U.S.
Have safe and reliable access to a personal vehicle to be used for the duration of the internship
Willingness to travel up to 50% of the time, including overnight travel
Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer
Proven track record to work optimally with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds and cultures
Able to complete a 12-week internship in the summer (May/June - August 2023)
Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
Strong dedication to customer excellence and needs
Strong collaboration skills with desire and ability to work across multiple job families and multiple layers of the organization
Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.
Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.
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