Wilbur-Ellis Company Intern | Ag Sales & Scouting, Full-time, Seasonal (Palouse | Pullman, WA) in Pullman, Washington

Description Are you a college student majoring in Agriculture, Plant Science, Horticulture, or other related fields? Do you have 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, and you have good interpersonal skills, we'd like to hear from you! For nearly 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 Wilbur-Ellis branch in the Pacific Northwest (Palouse | Pullman area) is seeking an Agriculture Intern to be responsible for supporting branch sales and scouting needs in a variety of agriculture aspects while gaining exposure to different sides of the business. Interns will shadow the branch Agronomist. Interns will then be expected to take a list of fields to scout and independently work to complete the task. Interns will also assist agronomists on application sales by scouting to determine the optimal time to be sprayed for disease and insect pressure. Interns will also assist with trap count; tissue & soil sampling; and assist with experiments. Key Skills and Abilities Include: College student majoring in Agriculture, Plant Science, Horticulture, or related field is preferred Knowledge and/or experience with agricultural operations (preferred) Intermediate level proficiency with standard software including MS Office Suite Ability to safely operate a company machinery within state laws and company policies and guidelines Requires excellent interpersonal skills between both customers and fellow employees Ability to repetitively bend, kneel and walk long distances while working in a non-climate controlled environment and outside in inclement weather Dependability/reliability. Occasionally may need to work Saturdays. Good interpersonal skills Willingness and desire to work overtime hours during busy seasons Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include: Complete the tasks and activities outlined by the Branch Manager and/or Mentor for the intern to include supporting branch operations and local customers including field scouting; soil sampling; and product deliveries Conform to the normal working hours of the Wilbur-Ellis location, including overtime when requested Support the employer, keep the employer's business confidential, and work for the employer's best interest Support the Agronomy Tech Support Specialist Monitor field trials & plot work Comply with company safety standards Submit a final project, PowerPoint presentation of the internship Learning Outcomes: Basic agronomy knowledge Sales & operational process and activity Daily customer service activities Time management Understanding of how to conduct a research plot Compensation and Benefits: Competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience and other factors COMPANY CULTURE Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed and 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 ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive