Ag Intern

$17.00 - $20.00 hourly
  • Agricruit
  • Northwood, IA, USA
  • Apr 13, 2024
Internship Agribusiness Agronomy

Job Description

Position Summary:

We will offer a 12-week paid internship to a qualified and motivated individual who will be responsible for learning our agronomy operations and understanding management and operations viewpoints while working on special projects. You will find a team-oriented organization committed to safety and excellent customer service with the opportunity to develop even more skills that will be beneficial in the classroom and beyond!
Essential Functions

  • Enters purchase order data in the inventory control system.
  • Accepts, verifies, inspects, and records all deliveries according to policy.
  • Records, reports, and returns defective items.
  • Processes invoices, supplying necessary data to accounting or other appropriate department for payment and recordkeeping.
  • Maintains the organization and cleanliness of the warehouse area.
  • Handles complaints related to shipments; notifies supervisor of any shipping or receiving issues.
  • Comply with government regulations and company safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to operate forklifts, loaders, and tender trucks.
  • Ability to document, complete, and maintain records not limited to fertilizer and chemical inventory, production maintenance, daily operations, and inventory.
  • Responsible for loading and delivering customer products and services that are sold by the location.
  • Inform the Location Manager of operational, customer, vendors, or employee issues that may arise.
  • Scouting, soil sampling, tissue tests, assisting with orders, field days and training events.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Must be pursuing an agriculture related degree or certification at a 2-year community college or 4-year college or university with the status of freshman, sophomore, junior in good academic standing at time the internship begins.
  • Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Ability to travel independently and/or overnight as needed.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrates essential abilities including communication, customer focus, decision making, and skill development.
  • Frequently required to lift 51-70 pounds as needed.
  • Frequently exposed and required to work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wet, etc.), as well as working at various heights or elevated platforms.
  •  Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on company policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.