Agricultural Intern Summer 2021 in Montgomery MN

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Seneca Foods Corporation
Title: 
Agricultural Intern Summer 2021
Date: 
02/12/2021
Job ID: 
462
Location: 
Montgomery MN
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Intern - Live Prod./Agri.
Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States. Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby's, Aunt Nellie's, READ, Seneca Farms, Green Valley, CherryMan, Paradise, Pennant, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.

Seneca Foods Corporation of Montgomery, a food production and distribution center located approximately 35 miles southwest of the Twin Cities metro, currently has an opening for an Agricultural Intern for the 2021 production season, which runs from roughly June through September.

This internship is geared toward current or recent undergraduate students. Internships typically run from June through September but are flexible with school schedules.

Qualifications
- Good attention to detail and accuracy.
- Willingness and ability to function in a team environment.
- Strong communication skills.
- Current or recent undergraduate student status.
- Background in Ag Business, Farm Management, or related experience preferred.

Job Duties
- Exposure to crop management, weed control, and record keeping.
- Procurement of raw product from a grower base to meet plant production goals.
- Look for opportunities to reduce costs and enhance overall operations. Study procedures and make recommendations for improvement.
- Assist Field Representative with day-to-day management of field operations.
- Communicate with land owners, growers, equipment dealers, and material suppliers.
- Other duties as assigned.

Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at ADA@senecafoods.com or call 315-926-8100.

Nearest Major Market: Mankato
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