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Learning & Development Intern

Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Location: Madras
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionAre you a college student majoring in Agriculture, Plant Science, or other related fields? Do you have the knowledge and/or experience with Ag operations? Do you possess excellent leadership, multi-tasking, and communication skills? Can you work overtime as necessary? If you said yes to these questions, we'd like to hear from you!
For a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!
General Purpose and Scope of Position:
As an Agriculture Support Intern, you will gain a realistic job preview of the agricultural chemical, fertilizer, seed, and technology industry and opportunities to work behind the scenes to support the business. During our 12-16-week summer program, you will work closely with a mentor on learning and development projects in a variety of areas while gaining exposure to different sides of the business. In addition to your day-to-day responsibilities, you will have the opportunity to spend time shadowing to observe different career progression options within your internship focus and other departments of Wilbur-Ellis. We will be supporting you with extensive training in your role and provide professional development opportunities as a successful Support Intern and potential future leader for our company.
Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • College students majoring in Communications, Media, Education, Business, or a related field are preferred
  • Intermediate level proficiency with standard software including MS Office Suite
  • Comply with company safety standards
  • Experience with websites, video work, and editing preferred
  • Understanding of instructional design preferred

    Key Personal Attributes:

    • Creative and innovative mindset
    • Excellent written and verbal and presentation communication skills
    • Strong time management skills with the ability to set priorities
    • Skill in creative and critical thinking to achieve goals
    • Ability to remain detail oriented with a wide range of responsibilities
    • Desire to learn about new things and openness to always improve
    • Self-starter that is punctual with a strong work ethic
    • Strong ability to be flexible and multi-task
    • Ability to build relationships with cross-functional team members including sales representatives, branch management, operation staff, and customers

      Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

      • Learn best practices for delivering training in multiple modes to various audiences
      • Learn how to create effective and fun learning experiences
      • Learn about our products, services, industries, and operations
      • Gain knowledge of the industry and support positions

        • Complete the tasks and activities outlined by the Manager and/or Mentor for the intern
        • Support the employer, keep the employer's business confidential, and work for the employer's best interest
        • Submit a final project, a PowerPoint presentation of the internship

          Compensation and Benefits:

          • Competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience and other factors

            Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer
            Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.
            Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people
            Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over one hundred years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.
            Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry's best workforce
            Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.

            Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

            The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Wilbur-Ellis Company, Bend , Learning & Development Intern, Other , Madras, Oregon

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