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Intern, Agronomy/Agribusiness - Eastern Kentucky

Job req id:  5255
Location: 

Elizabethtown, KY, US, 42701-9056 Lexington, KY, US, 40511 Lebanon, KY, US, 40033 Ekron, KY, US, 40117 Upton, KY, US, 42784 Campbellsville, KY, US, 42719 Cecilia, KY, US, 42724 Shelbyville, KY, US, 40066 Glasgow, KY, US, 42141

 

At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.

 

Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien™, the largest crop inputs company in the world. As part of our collective mission of Feeding the Future, Nutrien Ag Solutions provides full-acre solutions through our trusted crop consultants at more than 2,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Australia. For more than 150 years, we have been helping growers achieve the highest yields with a wide selection of products, including our proprietary brands: Loveland Products, Inc.; Proven®Seed and Dyna-Gro®Seed; as well as financial, custom application and precision ag services.

 

We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.

 

Working at Nutrien Ag Solutions will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.

 

This is an open and continuous posting for internship positions for multiple locations throughout the Eastern Kentucky Division of Nutrien Ag Solutions - (Upton, Lexington, Campbellsville, Cecilia, Ekron, Elizabethtown, Glasgow, Lebanon, Shelbyville)

 

This position is for a Summer 2023 internship which will last approximately 12 weeks.

 

The goal of this Internship is to provide the intern with valuable training from salesman and agronomists studying and identifying pressures in the field, and to contribute to efforts toward building local data on our products. This paid internship will provide students with exposure to agronomics, sales, operations, customer service and more.

 

What you will do:

  • Provide accurate scouting reports and recommendations based on crop stages and weed identification (in coordination with branch manager and crop consultant)
  • Assist in product deliveries to customers, with timeliness, effective communication, and required paperwork
  • Support crop consultants with seed treatment, including deliveries and tracking seed inventory
  • Assist in loading/mixing/applying pesticides, gaining understanding of the importance of including proper adjuvants, mixing order, temperature, other field/weather conditions potentially influencing application
  • Assist with Loveland and proprietary product trials
  • Other duties as assigned

 

What you will bring:

  • Must live within a daily driving distance of a Nutrien location as housing assistance is not provided - locations can be viewed at nutrienagsolutions.com/find-location
  • Currently pursuing a degree in an Agriculture related program with a graduation date of Aug 2023 or later
  • Willing and able to work outside in field and warehouse environments
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Must be a self-motivated team player with the desire to succeed 
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Proficient use of computer programs, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Able to work additional hours to meet business demands

 

Are you a good match? Apply today!

 

Nutrien Ag Solutions is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics

 

This job will remain posted until filled. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

 

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