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Continuous Improvement Intern 2022

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Job ID 150504 Date posted 08/31/2021 Location : Guelph, Canada

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 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

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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.

Please note, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis with the possibility of filling the role before the application deadline. Please submit you application as soon as possible, so it may be reviewed to be considered for the position.

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.

Continuous Improvement Internship

As a Continuous Improvement Intern, you will gain exposure in the Operations Management field. You will learn and develop understanding of the workflow for plant and/or distribution operations. The functional business areas will include poultry processing. Interns willbe given responsibility to monitor and track performance metrics for department(s) within the local site. Further responsibilities will include active participation on site projects that will deliver sustainable and tangible benefit for the company. This will provide an opportunity for you to leverage the skills gained in the classroom to a real life setting, and have the ability to take on additional projects which interest you.

Internship Programming

Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.

We offer relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage) 

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

  • Guelph, ON
  • Plant setting


Required Qualifications:

  • Pursing an Bachelor’s degree in agriculture or business-related degree (including but not limited to Ag-Economics, Ag-Business, Operations Management, Ag-Systems Management, Ag-Engineering, Supply Chain) and graduating between December 2022 and May 2024.
  • Willingness to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Able to complete a 4 month internship (May – August 2022)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

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