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Software Engineering Intern Summer 2024

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Job ID 272681 Date posted 08/01/2023 Location : Wayzata, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 157 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Your Internship:

Gain real experience. Learn from the best. See how your work matters.

Our internships are designed to prepare you for your career journey, not a final destination. When you join our team, you are welcomed into a community committed to providing you with a safe environment to learn, grow and cultivate your skills. With our expansive learning resources, our well-respected leaders, and our carefully curated development courses, you will be equipped to confidently solve tomorrow's global issues. And, truthfully, our future relies on you. Your innovative minds, your intentional collaboration, and your sincere desire to nourish the world. Your work may be local, but at Cargill, your impact will be global. Join our community to cultivate your curiosity, develop meaningful relationships and propel your career.

Software Engineering Internship:

You will be given the opportunity to work as an individual contributor or in project teams where software engineering, analytical skills, leadership, collaboration, inclusion, and innovation are keys to success.  During your internship you will have the opportunity to work within Cargill Digital Solutions and gain hands-on experience in real business situations and exposure to many of Cargill’s businesses and functions.

Cargill Digital Solutions is the industry-leading feed software solutions business.  Our commitment is to bring value to our customers through a comprehensive, integrated set of software offerings, industry knowledge and expertise in animal nutrition.  We enable this commitment by being a proven and trusted technology partner, understanding our customers businesses, and bringing significant industry knowledge and investment in software and services solutions to our customers – helping them to grow their business.

Your Work:

  • Internship will be focused on applying and building engineering skills applied to cloud platform, big data platform, or application development.
  • Work will be complimented by a quality approach to supervision and mentorship. An on-going job performance evaluation will be provided.
  • Interns are given the opportunity to apply their skills and gain an understanding of the Cargill organization.
  • Opportunity to learn more about Cargill’s diverse businesses through numerous events such as first day orientation, summer activities, volunteer events, as well as our Cargill Intern Forum Event.

Our Programming:

  • 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.

Internship details:

  • Internships are typically 12 weeks in duration.
  • Interns are paid hourly for time worked.
  • Interns are responsible for transportation to and from work.
  • Interns who demonstrate outstanding performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered an internship, co-op or full-time position to return the following year.
  • Opportunity to network with Cargill IT Leadership as well as other interns will be provided and encouraged.
  • Team-oriented, fast-paced, and hands-on.
  • As employees, interns receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid-time-off to participate in 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 across the U.S.

Our Benefits:

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

Our Network:

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.

Job Locations:

  • Wayzata, MN

Required Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major OR minor in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other technology related discipline OR commensurate experience with software engineering
  • Graduating with a degree between December 2024 and Summer 2026
  • Proven ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse a diverse set of backgrounds and cultures
  • All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate to Wayzata, MN for a summer internship 
  • Able to complete a 12-week internship in the summer (May/June - August 2024)
  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Commercial product software development experience
  • Overall 3.0 GPA
  • Knowledge of basic structured programming, systems analysis and design, database design, and business concepts
  • Demonstrated analytical and technical skills
  • Ability to relate technical knowledge to job-related duties
  • Strong prioritization and problem-solving skills, collaboration skills, verbal and written communication skills, and information research and gathering skills

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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