Agricultural Summer Internship
Date Posted: October 1, 2021
Deadline: April 29, 2022
Organization: Walther Farms
City: Windsor (Aiken County)
Website: View Website
Job Type: Full Time
A candidate for a summer internship will possess the following:
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
-Ability to work independently and with others
-Ability to solve problems and make decisions
-Flexibility to travel to one or more farm locations
Depending on your job location, your internship position may include one or more of the following duties:
-Managing inbound and outbound trucks for loading at harvest
-Coordinating with others involved in the shipping/loading processes both on and off the farm
-Assisting the shipping/harvest manager in day to day duties
-Collecting and analyzing quality control samples prior to shipping and communicating results to shipping/harvest manager
-Collecting and analyzing yield data in the field
-Assisting field managers/agronomists in day to day duties
-Turning on pivots to irrigate the crop
-Applying fertilizer through the pivot to fertigate the crop
-Learning about weed, insect, and disease identification, and scouting fields for these pests
There are no specific skills or experiences required, however, a strong candidate will have a background in agronomy, farming & harvest operations, or shipping & logistics.
This is a paid internship
Walther Farms is a 3rd generation family-owned business and a premier supplier of the potato industry. We take great pride in our ability to consistently exceed customer expectations. This is accomplished by having an organization filled with the best talent in the industry embedded in a world class culture driven to provide excellence in everything we do.
We are looking for highly motivated college students for summer internships, with the potential for full time employment upon completion of a successful internship and graduation with a degree.
1205-1251 Oak Ridge Club Rd
Windsor, SC 29856
Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.