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Cargill Analyst Internship - Need to have taken AGEC 352/451 before Summer 2013

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Feed Analyst Intern Cargill is a unique place to grow your career, your experience and your abilities. Every day, we grow our reputation as a leading international producer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. We take pride in our global reach, ability to contribute, and strong work ethics and values. Founded in 1865, Cargill is a privately held company and employs 142,000 people in 65 countries with annual revenues in excess of $133.9 billion. Through innovation, creativity and teamwork, we are transforming entire markets and people’s lives worldwide, and we can have the same impact on your career. Discover how we can be Better Together at www.cargill.com.
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Cargill Corn Milling’s Feed Products Group headquartered in Blair, NE focuses on developing and producing branded feed products for beef, dairy, aquaculture and pet food customers globally. Their flagship product, Sweet Bran, is a high moisture feed co-product of the wet corn milling process marketed to feedlots and dairies in the Midwest and Texas Panhandle. The Feed Products Group is steadily expanding in scope and scale and relies on its planning group to coordinate the increasing complexity of the business.
As a feed analyst intern, you will be a planning group member and gain exposure to applied agribusiness planning and forecasting techniques. The internship is customized to align the intern’s strengths with the business’s analytical needs. Specifically, the intern will be responsible for completing a major project in one of the following areas:
Price forecasting
Demand forecasting
Livestock industry analysis
 
To complete their project, the intern will closely work with an analyst, but assume the following responsibilities:
Develop a project plan and timeline.
Coordinate with relevant leaders and subject matter experts to gain insights, test hypotheses and validate results.
Conduct and refine analysis.
Communicate progress and outcomes.
 
Required Qualifications:
Currently pursuing a Bachelors or Master's Degree in agricultural economics, statistics, applied math or related field with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Experienced using Microsoft Excel.
Completed at least one regression analysis course by summer 2013.
Demonstrated ability to independently solve problems and make Decisions.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Right to work in US that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
Pursuing a Master's Degree in agricultural economics, statistics, applied math or related field currently or starting in fall 2013.
Proficient handling large data sets with statistical packages such as SAS or R.
Have agriculturally related work experience.
Experience creating computer based, data driven models.
 
Application Process:
Email cover letter, resume and references to james_brown@cargill.com by Friday, December 14th.
Direct any questions to James Brown at james_brown@cargill.com or 402-533-5801.
 
Compensation:
Competitive pay.
Local summer housing is organized and partially subsidized.
Cover travel expenses to and from Blair, NE for the summer.
 

Expires On

12/17/2012

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Created at 12/6/2012 9:44 AM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 12/6/2012 9:44 AM by Pava, Penny J.