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Cargill Supply Chain Intern 2022 in Wichita, Kansas

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 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.

Internships at Cargill:

Envision an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an important part of the team! Internships are 12 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. As an intern, you will encounter real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and form relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce!

Supply Chain Internship:

The Supply Chain Intern is responsible for assisting with business goals to strategically source goods and services, decrease manufacturing time, minimize inventory, streamline order fulfillment and reduce costs as we deliver products that meet our customers’ price and scheduling needs and improve our bottom line. In addition, the intern is given the opportunity to apply skills and gain an understanding of the organization through various intern events.

Principal Accountabilities:

An intern will work in one of our diverse businesses. The areas of possible opportunities include:

  • Planning Intern: Assignements could include projects and/or operations support in one of our businesses. Your project and work responsibilities may consist of a variety of areas including demand planning, inventory management, supply chain planning, scheduling, all while gathering understanding of other functions of the business.

  • Transportation and Logistics Intern: Key components of this internship will be logistics management and transportation coordination. You will gain exposure to equipment management, cost control, transportation coordination, deployment, and planning. You may also have involvement in areas such as commodity merchandising, customer service, operations planning, freight bills, tariff/rate quotations, rate management, local plant logistics, and accounting.

  • Sourcing & Procurement Intern : Work alongside our strategic sourcing team to drive stronger connectivity among different businesses. You will provide analytical support, gather supplier and business data, and conduct marketplace research to better understand how to strategically source goods and services. During your time with us, you will learn how to work virtually with a distributed team, develop relationships, influencing skills, business and financial analysis capabilities, and critical thinking.


  • The business environment will continue to evolve, requiring talent that can deliver a driven advantage through innovative solutions to business problems and knowledge of current trends in the marketplace and in technology.

  • Exposure to ground-breaking change through large-scale system and process implementations and the evolution of our business.

  • Collaborative, fast-paced, and hands-on.

Internship Programming:

  • Housing assistance and relocation reimbursement are available to interns who qualify.

  • Internships are paid and are typically 12 weeks in duration.

  • Day-to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.

  • Interns who demonstrate outstanding performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered an internship, co-op or full-time position for the following year.

  • 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 encouraged 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.

Your Personal Board of Directors:

We want you to excel! We truly believe that combining your interpersonal skills and curiosity with a top team of professionals will be the combination for you to thrive. During the internship, you will have three resources assigned to you: university recruiter, supervisor and mentor. In addition to these individuals, you will also expand your network across our global business as you build your own network of resources to help you in your career.

Professional Networks:

We promote a culture that celebrates diversity. This is a reflection of the clients we serve and generates an intellectually diverse set of employees. Business Resource Groups (BRGs) help us embrace our diversity, make our culture more inclusive and maximize 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

  • Cargill Women’s Network

Job Locations:

Minneapolis, MN, Wichita, KS and other U.S. locations

Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree from an accredited program with a major or minor in supply chain, procurement, engineering, finance, economics, MIS, logistics, or another related business subject area graduating between December 2022 and summer 2024

  • 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

  • Able to complete a 12-week internship in the summer (May/June - August 2022)

  • Proven ability to work optimally with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds and cultures

  • Candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the U.S.

  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Previous internship or work-related experience

  • Ability to demonstrate a strong aptitude for business

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience

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.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.