Position: Grain Internship
Location: - (Rose Hill, North Carolina, South United States, USA)
Company: MB Grain
Industry Sector: Agribusiness Industry Type: Grain
Career Type: Intern Job Type: Internship/Summer Work Experience
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Hourly + Overtime + Housing + Vacations
Murphy-Brown is a subsidiary of Smithfied Foods, a Fortune 500 producer of branded consumer pork products. MBgrain, a
division of Murphy-Brown, is responsible for sourcing grain to feed our animals. MBgrain has 4 feed mills in North Carolina and
1 feed mill in Virginia.
Students will gain real-world experience with grain markets and grain operations that can be applied back to the classroom.
Students should be interested in Agriculture – program of study preferences included: Agriculture Economics, Agriculture
Business, Agronomy, Animal Science, Ecnomics, Business or other related majors/minors.
About the Internship
12-week and 6 month internship programs available – starting in May 2014
Paid Internship – Hourly with overtime opportunities
Reimbursement for initial and return travel to and from North Carolina
Will be part of a class of 10-12 interns
College credit for most Universities
Case presentations at the beginning and end will help with course project requirements
The final presentation is based on the intern’s recommendations for future programs and is a competition with a
prize. Executive staff of MBgrain attends and talks to interns about their experience.
Interns will have 2 weeks of preparation and then be placed at a specific location for the remainder of the program
Interns will have a paid 3 day trip to a North Carolina beach for an intern reception and end of summer celebration where
they will network with MBgrain employees
May train and assist with:
Hands on work in each department of grain
Overview of inventory, i.e. measuring, testing, sampling for quality
Fill in and run an elevator for at least a day
Visit at least one terminal elevator
Learns how cash basis values fluctuate on a daily basis and tracks changes accordingly
Follows Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Junior or Senior preferred
Must be pursuing an agriculture-related or business degree
Willingness to work long hours – including weekends
Great communication skills – work well with others
Able to work outside – some manual labor
Phone interviews will be conducted and one professional reference will be required – academic or prior employer
For more information or to apply go to http://www.agcareers.com/job.cfm?task=view&id=336505