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Summer Sales Assistant - Deadline - Nov 15/18
Corteva Agriscience™ is the newly formed agriculture division of DowDuPont. Through the delivery of best-in-class seeds, crop protection solutions and digital services, we put farmers and consumers at the heart of everything we do; growing progress and ensuring the success of generations to come. To do this, we collaborate with stakeholders along the entire food supply chain, from farm to fork, with sustainability, innovation and responsiveness.
 
Put your passion for agriculture to work.
 
As a Summer Sales Assistant you will work from May to August 2019, together with the Corteva Agriscience™ Sales Team. In depth training and mentoring will be provided throughout the summer.
 
What you’ll be doing.
You will identify customer needs, evaluate potential solutions and make recommendations to ensure that the customer’s needs are met. This will be your opportunity to learn crop production, weed identification and management, plus other transferable skills including time management, decision making and interpersonal communications.
 
What we’re looking for.
We’re looking for people who possess exceptional communication, leadership and interpersonal skills that are self-motivated and able to work both independently and in a team environment. An understanding of farm practices and a strong background in agriculture will be a definite asset. Summer positions will be available throughout Alberta.
 
Want to know more?
Please submit your cover letter and resume to Chad Haas at
chad.haas@dupont.com
Application deadline – November 15th, 2018

Call our recruitment co-ordinator today at 1.800.667.3852 or visit dowagro.com/ca.

®,TM, SM Trademarks or Service Marks of Dow AgroSciences, DuPont or Pioneer and their affiliated companies or respective owners. ©2018 Corteva Agriscience.





Agronomy Summer Intern 2019 - Deadline - Oct 29/18
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00611&tz=GMT-05%3A00
 
Internships at Cargill:
Imagine an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. Internships are 16 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce.

Agronomic Intern Position Overview:
This is an excellent point of entry for development into other career opportunities within Cargill. In this role you will gain sound knowledge of local crop production, learn our Crop Input product portfolio and Customer Focus Strategy which will enable you to move into agronomy or sales positions where you will help our farm customers make better decisions for their business.

Training:
You will be trained to identify weeds, crop diseases, stage growth, plant populations, insect problems, nutrient deficiencies, and soil problems while scouting our customer’s fields. You will also be working with location Agronomy and Sales staff to plan and execute customer events. Assistance with setting up customer demonstration trials will also be a responsibility. An Agronomist will be working with you to provide training as needed and meet weekly with other location team members to discuss issues and findings. A vehicle, cell phone and other required technology will be provided.

Internship Programming:
•Cargill offers relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).
•Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.
•Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.
•Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year.

Job Locations:
•Various locations across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta

Required Qualifications:
•Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program graduating between December 2019 and May 2021.
•Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
•A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
•All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the Canada.
•Able to complete a 16-week internship in the summer (May - August 2019)
•Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
•Ability to work in environmental conditions where there is a potential exposure to sun, wind, rain, pollen, dust, and insects
•Individuals looking for a challenging experience where they can develop technical and personal skills
•Excellent communication and leadership skills with ability to work independently for many hours at a time
•Excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
•Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:
•Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Plant Science, Soils Science, Agricultural Business or Agronomy
•Previous agriculture experience and/or scouting experience

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.
Sales Summer Intern 2019 - Deadline - Oct 29/18
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00612&tz=GMT-05%3A00
 
Internships at Cargill:
Imagine an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. Internships are 16 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce.

Sales Summer Intern 2019:
Cargill Global Edible Oils Solutions – Specialties (GEOS-S) is a producer of canola seed and is a manufacturer of high oleic canola oils and sunflower oil serving the grower/farmer, food ingredient, and food service segments. GEOS-S operates 10 facilities including office locations in the US, Canada and Australia. You will work with the Territory Manager to promote our Victory and Invigor Health hybrids and ensure high quality production of specialty canola within an identity preservation system. You will be working with progressive growers in the industry from diverse areas who are concerned with keeping on the cutting edge of agriculture now and into the future. You will really get a chance to see what it’s like to be a part of value-added marketplace within agriculture.

Internship Programming:
•Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.
•Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.
•Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year.

Job Locations:
•Regina, SK, Aberdeen, SK, Camrose, AB, Brandon, MB
•Frequent travel within assigned region for meetings with customers, prospects and other Cargill personnel. You must have a safe driving history; a motor vehicle record history will be reviewed.

Required Qualifications:
•Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or diploma from an accredited program in an Agriculture-related field and graduating between December 2019 and May 2021
•Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
•Must hold a valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
•Comfortable working in an outdoor environment with extensive travel
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
•All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the Canada.
•Able to complete a 16-week internship in the summer (May - August 2019)
•Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
•Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience in Agriculture
•Previous agriculture sales, research and/or farm experience and knowledge of crop production and canola agronomy

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.
Operations Management Associate 2019 - Deadline - Oct 29/18
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00599&tz=GMT-05%3A00
 
Early Careers at Cargill:
From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Operations Management Associate Position:
This 6-18-month training program enables you to become familiar with the workflow of plant operations. Your training will include:

•Risk Management: Leadership in safety and regulatory compliance consistent with Cargill’s Guiding Principles. Food and Feed Safety are of critical importance to Cargill’s businesses.
•Talent Management: Lead, coach, and develop a diverse team of operations employees to ensure goals and standards of the organization are being met. Gain knowledge of Human Resources policies, participate in the hiring of new team members, and develop and implement strategies to maintain and increase employee engagement.
•Reliability Excellence: Maintain plants to ensure they are always capable of serving and meeting customer requirements.
•Operational Effectiveness: Lead plant operations in alignment with all business functions to effectively and efficiently achieve business and profitability objectives.
•Capital Effectiveness: Effectively deploy capital and manage capital projects to ensure ongoing market competitiveness of plant assets.
•Continuous Improvement: Lead production process improvements through utilization of continuous improvement tools/activities.

Environment:
This role involves physical activity in food, and/or grain processing environments which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis – involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects of 10-25 pounds. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (i.e. heat, cold, grain dust, etc.). There is also a possibility of working various shifts including 2nd and 3rd shift hours.

Associate Program Benefits:
•Relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
•Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, retirement benefits package.
•Tuition reimbursement to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.
•Access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.

Potential Business Areas:
•Beef processing
•Poultry processing
•Grain processing

Job Locations:
•High River, AB
•Calgary, AB
•Guelph, ON
•London, ON
•Plant setting

Required Qualifications:
•Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in any discipline
•Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
•Willing and able to relocate
•Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually
•Strong communication skills – written and oral
•Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations
•Willingness to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts
•Willingness to work weekends

Preferred Qualifications:
•Pursuing an agriculture or business-related degree (including but not limited to Animal Science, Ag-Economics, Ag-Business, Ag-Education, Agronomy, Food Science, Feed Science, Meat Science, Grain Science, Operations Management, Ag-Systems Management, Ag-Engineering, Supply Chain, Mechanized Systems Management, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Distribution).

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Australia & New Zealand Farm Workers - Deadline -
Australia & New Zealand Farm Work

It's not too late to apply to work down under this fall!
Gain practical experience and a global understanding of agriculture or horticulture by working with a primary producer overseas. Add international experience to your resume! 

Cropping, dairy and sheep farms have openings for young Canadian farmers for September and October. Choose Australia or New Zealand.

Work full-time on a farm for 4-12 months. Depart in September or October; later if you have extensive machinery operating experience on grain farms.

International Rural Exchange hosts offer paid positions with work permits and accommodation arranged.

Travel & see the country on weekends and holidays. Co-op work experience hours can be earned. Holiday time is negotiable with host. 

Enjoy the experience of a lifetime - begin lifelong friendships, explore different farming practices, see the world.

Duties & Responsibilities
Farm labour for day-to-day tasks involved in primary cropping or livestock production. Trainees choose the type of operation they wish to work on: dairy, crop, sheep, swine, beef, etc. The type of farm placement will determine the duties. Duties might include milking, feeding, branding, cleaning barns, livestock health care, tractor work, seeding, harvesting, truck driving, fencing, farm and yard maintenance, etc.

IRE Canada arranges a full-time job where accommodations are arranged by the host farm / operation owner, allowing first-hand insight into the agricultural practices and culture of the host country.

Departure Dates are flexible according to the schedule of the applicant and the requirements of the host employer. Departures are available almost year-round.

Seasonal Full-Time Work is available in Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, France, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Austria, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States or Japan. International Rural Exchange (IRE) Canada partners with more than 20 overseas organizations to receive and place young farmers with agricultural and horticultural hosts around the world. 

Ask IRE Canada about other country and placement type options as well. 

Qualifications
Applicants must be:
- 18-30 years of age
- in good physical and mental health
- flexible & open-minded
- experienced or educated in their field of interest (minimum one year)

and possess:
- a valid driver's license
- passport
- a good work ethic
- a sense of adventure
- genuine interest in agriculture

Start Up Costs
International Rural Exchange Canada programs are self-funding.
Costs include administration, medical travel insurance, work permit fees and airfare. 
Participant earnings usually cover costs to participate and provide additional funds to travel on days off, 
pending destination and duration of stay. See application package for details. 
A deposit is required at completion of application, but full-payment of program fees is due only when a placement has been accepted.

About Us
International Rural Exchange Canada (IREC) offers overseas work experience to young Canadians interested in agriculture, horticulture, beekeeping, oenology and other related fields.

Applicants ages 18-30 are invited to apply for work placements ranging in duration from 4-12 months. Experience or education in the chosen work is necessary. Paid employment, a work permit and accommodation is arranged. 

IREC provides a fantastic opportunity for cultural exchange, global understanding and time-off to explore. Travel and work in Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Austria, Ireland, Japan, the UK or the USA.

International Rural Exchange Canada (IREC) is a non-profit Canadian organization run by a volunteer board of host families and former participants, assisted by knowledgeable and committed staff. IREC is a Recognized Organization of International Experience Canada. IREC has over 30 years experience arranging global experiences for young agricultural applicants and their host employers. 

Application Information
Request application form from http://www.irecanada.ca/outbound.html
Call or email: 1-306-489-4407 office@irecanada.ca
 
During the application process, you will be asked to supply a resume and 2 applicable work-related references.

Operations Management Intern 2019 - Deadline - Oct 29/18
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00600&tz=GMT-05%3A00
 
Internships at Cargill:
Imagine an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. Internships are 16 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce.

Operations Management Internship:
As an Operations Management Intern, you will gain exposure to the workflow of plant and/or distribution operations. Potential business areas may include beef and poultry processing, or grain processing. Interns will be given a project to improve a facet of the current operation, have the opportunity to use the skills you have gained in the classroom to a real life setting, and have the ability to take on additional projects that interest you. Additionally, Interns will be exposed to a number of areas to learn skills and gain knowledge necessary to succeed in an operations leadership role, including but not limited to:

•Risk Management: Leadership in safety and regulatory compliance consistent with Cargill’s Guiding Principles. Food and Feed Safety are of critical importance to Cargill’s businesses.
•Talent Management: Lead, coach, and develop a diverse team of operations employees to ensure goals and standards of the organization are being met. Gain knowledge of Human Resources policies, participate in the hiring of new team members, and develop and implement strategies to maintain and increase employee engagement.
•Reliability Excellence: Maintain plants to ensure they are at all times capable of serving and meeting customer requirements.
•Operational Effectiveness: Lead plant operations in alignment with all business functions to effectively and efficiently achieve business and profitability objectives.
•Capital Effectiveness: Effectively deploy capital and manage capital projects to ensure ongoing market competitiveness of plant assets.
•Continuous Improvement: Lead production process improvements through utilization of continuous improvement tools/activities.

Internship Programming:
•Cargill offers and relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).
•Internships are paid and are normally 16 weeks in duration.
•Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.
•Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position or a second internship the following year.

Job Locations:
•High River, AB
•Moose Jaw, SK
•Plant setting

Required Qualifications:
•Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in any discipline and graduating between December 2019 and May 2021.
•Willingness to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts
•Willingness to work weekends
•Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
•All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in Canada
•Able to complete a 16-week internship in the summer (May - August 2019)
•Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
•Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:
•Pursuing an agriculture or business-related degree (including but not limited to Animal Science, Ag-Economics, Ag-Business, Ag-Education, Agronomy, Food Science, Feed Science, Meat Science, Grain Science, Operations Management, Ag-Systems Management, Ag-Engineering, Supply Chain, Mechanized Systems Management, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Distribution).

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.
Agronomy Research Intern 2019 - Deadline - Oct 29/18
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00607&tz=GMT-05%3A00
 
Internships at Cargill:
Imagine an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. Internships are 16 weeks long, and we pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce.

Agronomy Research Internship:
You will work with the Research Agronomist to manage and maintain canola research plots in Western Canada. The private research trials that you manage will be used in the evaluation of specialty canola oil varieties with commercial potential. We are looking for highly ambitious, innovative, have desire for continuous learning and are able to quickly adapt to a rapidly evolving and highly motivated research/ team environment.

Training:
You will assist in successful research trial management, which includes seeding cultivating, spraying, harvesting, and data collection. You will operate and perform some maintenance on small plot equipment, including seeders, sprayers, swathers and combines. You will work with an interdisciplinary team including other research and support teams to organize resources effectively and to meet all business objectives.

Internship Programming:
•Cargill offers relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).
•Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.
•Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.
•Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year.

Job Locations:
•Elm Creek, MB
•Camrose, AB
•Aberdeen, SK

Required Qualifications:

•Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in an Agriculture-related field, graduating between December 2019 and May 2021.
•Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
•A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
•Ability to obtain heavy trailer endorsement
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivated and attentive to detail
•Strong problem solving, analytical, decision-making, and organizational skills
•Willing to travel if needed within Western Canada
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
•All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the Canada.
•Able to complete a 16-week internship in the summer (May - August 2019)
•Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
•Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:
•Experience in Agriculture
•Experience hauling trailers
•Mechanical aptitude with the ability to operate machinery
•Overall 3.0 GPA or higher

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Grain Sales Associate 2019 - Deadline - Oct 29/18
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00609&tz=GMT-05%3A00
 
Early Careers at Cargill:
From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Grain Sales Associate Position:
Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain – North America (CASC NA) connects agricultural producers to food, feed and industrial customers through a seamless supply chain. We help our customers compete in the global market and efficiently deliver products from origins to destinations through our marketing, sourcing, originating, storing, trading, consulting and processing of grain, oilseeds and crop inputs products and solutions. CASC NA business reaches across Canada, United States & Mexico with an expansive asset footprint including over 200 grain elevators, export/import facilities, oilseed crush plants and biodiesel facilities.
 
You will participate in a sales training program to prepare you to become a specialist in competitive grain origination and the sale of various grain marketing solutions. To accomplish this, you will train with Cargill employees from various job functions to learn how to develop long-term relationships with identified customers, working both over the phone and face-to-face with grain producers on the farm. You will gain hands-on experience by working on various projects in the agricultural sales and marketing area and by shadowing Cargill employees from various job functions. Origination Sales Associates will learn how to help farmers prosper and maximize their return by utilizing Cargill’s full range of products, solve customer problems and create new opportunities.

Associate Program Benefits:
•Cargill offers relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
•Associates are eligible for a supplementary health, dental, disability and life benefits package.
•Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.
•Associates are offered competitive retirement plans and registration assistance.
•As employees, associates receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.

Job Locations:
•Various locations across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta
•Movement from an associate role to an experienced sales position may require additional relocation.
•Frequent travel within assigned region for meetings with customers, prospects and other Cargill personnel. You must have a safe driving history; a motor vehicle record history will be reviewed.

Required Qualifications:
•Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited program graduating between December 2018 and May 2019
•Ability to relocate to various locations throughout Western Canada
•Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
•A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
•Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually
•Strong communication skills – written and oral
•Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:
•Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited program with a major in Agricultural Business, Ag Econ, Ag Management or similar agricultural discipline graduating between December 2018 and May 2019
•Previous intern or co-op experience
•Overall 3.0 GPA or higher
•Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
•Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, with ability to influence decision-making
•Demonstrated leadership skills and experience

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Crop Input Associate 2019 - Deadline - Oct 29/18
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00610&tz=GMT-05%3A00
 
Early Careers at Cargill:
From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Crop Input Associate Position:
This is a training position to develop into a Market Development Agronomist or Crop Input Representative for Cargill in Canada. This position works directly with the location sales and agronomy team to provide agronomic and crop production product solutions for our farm customers. By providing superior agronomic advice, the CIA will learn how to help our farm customers make better crop production decisions for their business.

Training:
Working closely with your Manager and the location Sales Leader, you will participate in extensive training including one-on-one, on-the-job, classroom and online training in agronomy training and selling skills. Typically a CIA will be assigned a territory within 12 months.

Associate Program Benefits:
•Cargill offers relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
•Associates are eligible for a supplementary health, dental, disability and life benefits package.
•Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.
•Associates are offered competitive retirement plans and registration assistance.
•As employees, associates receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.

Job Locations:
•Various locations across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta
•Movement from an associate role to an experienced sales position may require additional relocation
•Frequent travel within assigned region for meetings with customers, prospects and other Cargill personnel. You must have a safe driving history; a motor vehicle record history will be reviewed.

Required Qualifications:
•Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree or diploma in Plant Science, Soils Science, Agricultural Business or Agronomy or related discipline graduating between December 2018 and May 2019
•Ability to relocate to various locations throughout Western Canada
•Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
•A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
•Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually
•Eligible for membership in the Provincial Institute of Agrologists
•Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:
•Overall 3.0 GPA or higher
•Previous scouting experience
•Sales aptitude
•Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
•Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, with ability to influence decision-making
•Demonstrated leadership skills and experience
•Knowledge of agronomy services, farm customers and the agriculture industry
•Knowledge of the crop inputs business and the significance of supplier relationships
•Knowledge of the Canadian agricultural production and farm management

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Internship Opportunity in Illinois - Deadline - until filled
Kent and Carol Lock are looking for an intern to spend time learning about their Illinois farming/cattle operation.
 
A little bit about them:
We farm 1000 acres of row crops, have 130 cow herd - both spring & fall calving on 500 acres of pasture. We feed some of our own cattle & sell to Tyson. I occasionally feed cattle in Neb or KS. Oldest daughter Marie just graduated from Iowa State & took a job with Monsanto. Youngest daughter Renee is a freshman in college. Renee shows Shorthorns, Simmental, Hereford, Red or Black Angus and crossbred heifers at state & national level. I AI ~ 60 cows per year, & put in ~20 embryos via local vet. Goal for summer 2018 is put in 50 embryos & AI ~ 40 head. Wife Carol is high school teacher with dairy background. Our farm is staffed by 2-4 part time helpers in spring & fall mostly college students & my retired neighbor that drives the semi. I also have a railroad car unloading / cleaning service for ag related products that keeps us busy at least 1 day per week.

Our 2019 plan is to break & make show or sale ready half dozen baby calves. Renee needs show barn help for 5 show heifers. I need help with my AI & ET goals - setting up recips, heat detection, and herd health on commercial cow herd. We do not ride horses but do ride Hondas. Renee has 3 junior national cattle shows on the schedule for 2018, Angus, Hereford, & Simmental.

Pay is $400 / week, we work till dark usually but do not start till 8AM, but if ya need a weekend off - no problem. Lodging is free in upstairs of our house in room next to Renee with sharing a bathroom. We also have a hunting cabin that is nice. It is in the middle of a cow pasture & somewhat remote & creepy if you do not like coyote howling. Most interns prefer staying with us. Meals provided, although we do not have sit down type meals often, Carol just fixes something & the rest of us graze. Air fare for arrival & departure provided. We feed hay, silage, corn by products, & non conventional feeds (this week 4 tons of organic apple puree from a ship accident from Chile,).

Our GPS location is;
40°37'27.8"N 90°24'33.9"W

This is an old link, but tells what we doing 13 years ago
http://www.centurycorn.jp/introducingkentlockframe.htm

http://roquetteuniversity.com/presenters/kent-lock

Carol & I place a high value on education. Interns need to be BQA certified http://www.bqa.org/ If not - I will pay for your training if it works out time & location wise. I just termed off the board of directors of IL Beef Assn where I was in charge of setting up BQA training in this part of state.

One of your assignments will be write 2 blogs (3 paragraphs or so with pictures), an introduction blog, and a *what I learned* blog for a couple of grocery store chains' in Japan website. I have been writing to them for 16 years & they enjoy reading blogs from a source other than Kent - especially interns. Depending on what the translator does - you can see your writing in Japanese. It is sort of cool to link to a Japanese food site & see yourself. Interns are welcome to artificially inseminate cull cows that happen to come in heat in our feedlot then we preg check the cows at the end of internship for success rate.

The only rules we have are in the interest of safety and good taste for our foreign visitors; no drugs, no tattoos, no shorts while working, solid toed shoes, shirts with sleeves / short sleeves OK, no loose jewelry. We strive to be safe & professional while emphasizing situational awareness. You may bring guns, & show heifer.

For more information, contact Kent at kentlock1@gmail.com
 
Intern major work activities, duties, & responsibilities:
*these are summer activities, internships for fall, winter, spring will be similar but season specific
 
Beef Cattle related tasks
Support / management of 140 head beef cattle herd, 20 head show cattle herd, & 100 head feedlot. Duties include daily feeding, check for health / wellbeing, heat detection; give injections associated with estrus synchronization of embryo recipients; monitor heat cycle of embryo recip cows, synchronize estrus / observe heats for artificial insemination of replacement heifers & cows; daily hair care of 5 – 10 show heifers or show quality baby calves; process new born calves with vaccinations, ear tag, iodine navels; fence building & maintenance on new calving barn that is under construction; pasture management & fertility; calf health protocols; artificial insemination if intern wants to try; assist embryo transfer veterinarian on ET day.
Feed, Forage, & grain related tasks;
Operate tractor planting soybeans in no till environment. Monitor development of hay fields & operate hay harvest equipment. Operate upright silo equipment while unloading corn silage, assist in harvesting of cereal rye silage / storage in upright silo. Load feed wagons with a diverse mix of corn & soybean by products from local grain processors. Assist in small acreage wheat harvest that includes straw harvest for cattle bedding. Become party to owners’ conversations regarding price negotiator of feed, grains, & fed cattle with packer buyers.
Other farm related tasks;
Assist in railcar loading / unloading of grain, feed, & fertilizer. Write 2 blog entries for grocery stores & non GMO food interests in Tokyo Japan area – an “arrival” at Lock farm blog and an “exit” blog facilitated through translators that Kent Lock works with. Become proficient with coyote eradication – being able to shoot a coyote with my high powered rifle when one is spotted in the cow pasture. Plus a whole bunch of other cool stuff 
Goals & Objectives;
Subjective:
Become a safe & efficient agriculturist.
Adaptation of a global way of thinking about how US agriculture fits into the world’s food supply. This fosters an appreciation of the land, and the value chain that links farmers with consumers.
Objective:
Practical knowledge of beef cow / calf/ feedlot operation that manifests itself in intern being able to tell a prospective employer in the beef industry “I can do that because I have done that before”

Be able to understand how grain & cattle are linked in Midwest farms

Adapt confidence to become a self-starter when interacting with the various enterprises of a Midwest grain & beef & show cattle farm.

Agribusiness Summer Student - Deadline - Nov 15/18
At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies with more than 2,500 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.
 
Richardson Pioneer, a division of Richardson International, is Canada’s leading agribusiness. Richardson Pioneer supports Canadian farmers throughout the growing season – providing agronomic services and advice, selling crop inputs, buying their crops at harvest and selling them to markets around the world through the most efficient network of high throughput Ag Business Centres in Western Canada.
 
Working with Richardson opens the door to a world of possibility. We currently have opportunities for Agribusiness Summer Students at Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centres across Western Canada. Summer Students are responsible for providing support to our teams at Richardson Pioneer and for supporting the efficient and profitable operation of our Ag Business Centres.
 
Responsibilities:
- Assist with crop input retail activities
- Scout crops for weeds, disease and insects
- Soil & tissue testing
- Assist with the purchase, storage and shipping of grain
- Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner
- Provide excellent customer service to our farm customers
 
Qualifications:
- Strong interest and knowledge of Agriculture
- Highly self-motivated, organized and detail oriented
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Students or graduates of an Agriculture degree or diploma program focusing on Agronomy, Plant Science or Soil Science
- Agriculture background is considered an asset but not required
 
Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary and training and career development opportunities.
 
Interested candidates should visit www.richardson.ca/work to apply online by November 15, 2018.
 
Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

Agribusiness Assistant - Deadline - Nov 15/18
At Richardson International, being truly invested is at the heart of everything we do. For 160 years, Richardson has been dedicated to Canadian agriculture. Recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing, Richardson is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies with more than 2,500 employees across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.
 
Richardson Pioneer, a division of Richardson International, is Canada’s leading agribusiness. Richardson Pioneer supports Canadian farmers throughout the growing season – providing agronomic services and advice, selling crop inputs, buying their crops at harvest and selling them to markets around the world through the most efficient network of high throughput Ag Business Centres in Western Canada.
 
Working with Richardson opens the door to a world of possibility. Richardson Pioneer offers new graduates a multi-dimensional, one-year development program with exposure to major areas within agribusiness and agronomy. Agribusiness Assistants (ABAs) will experience a number of challenging positions within our Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centres. This one-year program is designed to help ABAs identify their specific career path in:
- Agronomy
- Agribusiness
- Grain Sales and Marketing
- Crop Inputs
- Operations
 
Responsibilities:
The Agribusiness Assistant will gain experience in crop inputs, agronomy, grain handling, customer service, grain grading, grain blending, grain marketing, sales, operations management including exposure to budgeting, business planning and scheduling.
 
Qualifications:
- Graduate of an Agriculture or Business degree or diploma program and interest in working in the agricultural industry.
- Interest in a career in Agronomy, Agribusiness, Crop Input Sales or Grain Marketing
- Strong sense of initiative
- Excellent customer service
- Leadership skills
- Ability to work as a team
- Organized and detail oriented
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
 
Richardson International provides an excellent compensation package consisting of competitive salary, pension, a flexible benefits plan and training and career development opportunities.
 
Interested candidates should visit www.richardson.ca/work to apply online by November 15, 2018.
 
Richardson International values diversity in the workplace. Women, Aboriginal People, Visible Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify

Precision Agriculture Support Specialist - Deadline - Oct 15/18
Precision Agriculture Support Specialist

Company:Cansel
Application Deadline:
(Students from the Agriculture business, crop technology program are encouraged to apply)

Job Location:Burnaby, BC
Position Type:Full-time Permanent

Contact Information:
Name:Florian Garrone (National Talent Acquisition Specialist)
Address:3900 North Fraser Way, Burnaby, BC V5J5H6
Ph:6042057655
Email:florian.garrone@cansel.ca

Job Description:

Job Summary
A Vantage Distributor’s Precision Ag Support Specialist provides hands-on support for Precision Agriculture Systems and Agriculture Information Management portfolios. This position requires agricultural experience and technical knowledge of Precision Agriculture Systems products.

Precision Ag Support Specialists are responsible for training, installation, supporting the customer, providing phone, email and/or on-site support. This team will also help back-up the data preparation/services coordinator as required so a background in agronomy, software engineering, and/or agriculture management is ideal.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
•Manage sales from lead generation, qualification, to final presentation;
•Serves as the internal and external technical specialist for all precision farming products;
•Implements the adoption of new technology and product offerings;
•Chasing sales leads from other members of the company;
•Working closely with territory managers and management;
•Perform basic diagnostics, service repairs, and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned agricultural equipment and technology hardware;
•Work directly with farming customers in order to communicate repairs made, share available products and services to meet their needs, and provide instruction on agriculture equipment and technology;
•Maintain company vehicle, tools, equipment, and SOP’s;
•Complete quotes, service reports, order parts, and maintain clear customer records;
•Assist customers and provide elite customer service at all times;
•Attends applicable training events/seminars;
•Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments;
•Maintains current knowledge of Trimble and competitive products.

Job Qualifications:
As an acknowledged authority within Vantage, this Precision Ag Support Specialist has knowledge and understanding of solutions, industry best practices, and technology designs across multiple product families. The Precision Ag Support Specialist has the following skills and experience:
•Experience with precision agriculture hardware and software;
•1 year of experience servicing agricultural equipment and sales experience in the industry;
•Ability to work flexible hours during peak seasons and lift 25 lbs. and perform physical duties of job;
•Ability to use service related technology and basic computer functions;
•Valid driver’s license is required, clean driving record and background check;
•Ability to work on a team;
•Problem solving skills;
•Computer use competency in Microsoft products;
•Trimble product knowledge a plus;
•Customer service skills;
•Travel required throughout territory.

Education / Experience
•Minimum 3 years agricultural background

About Vantage:
We are your local precision agriculture expert on the full suite of Trimble Ag Solutions, making precision technology work seamlessly across complex farming operations. Our team has an extensive skillset in all areas of precision agriculture, and is equipped to bring our industry-level technical expertise, customer service and support capabilities to your farm.

Salary:to discuss
Hours:40
Job Start Date:ASAP

Application Requirements: Resume
How to Apply: Email or Online

 
International Agriculture Trainee - Deadline - Dec 15/18
International Agriculture Trainee

Company:International Rural Exchange
Application Deadline: December 15, 2018

Job Location:  Europe
Position Type:Summer

Contact Information:
Name:Brett Mosher
Address:Box 367, Alameda, Saskatchewan S0C 0A0
Ph:3064894407
Email:office@irecanada.ca

Job Description:
Work the summer in Europe! Mixed farms in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, France, Germany, and Austria are looking for help during the spring, summer and/or fall. Departures are flexible from March through to June and last for 3-12 months.

Job Qualifications:
Applicants must be Canadian, 18-30 years of age, in good health, and possess a driver’s license and a passport, be flexible and open-minded, have a good work ethic, and a sense of adventure. One year practical experience in your chosen placement type is requested, and some countries require that you are enrolled in agricultural studies or have recently graduated. Ask for details!
Salary:Hourly
Job Start Date:TBD

Application Requirements: Resume, Cover Letter
How to Apply: Email or Online

What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience