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The Logistics Intern is responsible for assisting with business goals to strategically source goods and services, decrease manufacturing time, minimize optimizing inventory, streamline order fulfillment and build continuous improvement projects, systems data entry, and reduce costs as we deliver products commodities that meet our customers’ price and scheduling needs and improve our bottom line. In addition, the intern is given the opportunity to apply skills and gain an understanding of the organization through various intern events.
Key components of this internship will be logistics management and transportation coordination. You will gain exposure to equipment management, cost control, transportation coordination, deployment, and planning.
You may also have involvement in areas such as:
- Commodity merchandising
- Customer service operations planning
- Freight bills
- Tariff/rate quotations
- Rate management
- Local plant logistics
- Sales contract development
- Data analytics
- With comprehensive learning resources at your disposal, you can take your learning in any direction.
- As employees, interns receive access to volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off for volunteer activities.
- Throughout the internship, interns and co-ops are invited to participate in events that will give exposure to leadership, provide development opportunities, and offer the ability to network with cross-functional interns/co-ops and employees across the U.S.
- Internships are typically 12 weeks in duration.
- Interns are paid hourly for time worked.
- Interns are responsible for transportation to and from work.
- Interns may have the opportunity to travel during their term.
- Interns who demonstrate outstanding performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered an internship or full-time position to return the following year.
No matter who you are or where you are, we have resources to meet your needs. As an intern, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to support you and help you thrive. Eligible programs and incentives include:
- Paid time off
- Mental Health and Wellbeing program
- Digital Learning Library
- Housing and Relocation Assistance for those that qualify
Your development is our priority. With our outstanding global network, you will establish relationships, acquire mentors, and build your professional contacts. Our program encourages and orchestrates networking opportunities that will benefit you now and in your future career. During the internship, you will also receive consistent support from university recruiting staff, mentors, colleagues, and your supervisor.
Our Vibrant Community:
At Cargill, you will be a part of our vibrant global community with a culture that celebrates diversity. This is a reflection of the clients we serve and generates an intellectually diverse set of employees. Business Resource Groups (BRGs) help us embrace our diversity, make our culture more inclusive and enhance our employees’ outstanding talents and perspectives to benefit our organization and employees.
Our U.S. Business Resource Groups include:
Asian Alliance Network, Cargill Young Professionals Network, Cargill Ability Network (iCAN), Cargill Ebony Council, Group Responsible for Orienting and Welcoming (GROW), Hispanic-Latino Council, Cargill Pride Network, Veterans & Military Support Network, and Cargill Women’s Network.
- Right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer
- Pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited program in supply chain, procurement, engineering, finance, economics, MIS, logistics, or another related business subject area graduating between December 2024 and summer 2026
- Candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate to Amarillo, TX for an internship opportunity
- Able to complete a 12-week internship in the summer (May/June - August 2024)
- Proven ability to work optimally with individuals from a diverse set of backgrounds and cultures
- Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Demonstrated leadership skills and experience
- Ability to demonstrate a strong aptitude for business
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.