Transformation Management Office Associate Internship 2021
Internships at Cargill:
Cargill is a global leader in the food, agricultural, industrial and financial industries. Founded in 1865, Cargill employs 155,000 people in 66 countries and is the largest privately-held corporation in the United States. Cargill helps our suppliers, consumers, and customers succeed through collaboration and innovation and is committed to applying its global knowledge and experience to help meet economic, environmental and social challenges wherever it does business. At Cargill, we aspire to be the leader in nourishing the world in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.
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. 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.
Transformation Management Office (TMO) Associate Internship:
The TMO Associate Intern works closely within the Transformation Management Office to support deployment and execution of global transformation initiatives. You will set the pace of change across our businesses, functions, and geographies and make Cargill better than the sum of its parts by:
- Energizing the organization and evolving our culture
- Building next generation capabilities
- Generating significant financial value and simplifying how we work and grow
Combined, The TMO Associate Intern’s supporting contributions will allow Cargill to reach new levels of effectiveness while winning in our global markets and with our customers.
- 60% Lead a key workstream on a global transformation initiative that will generate significant near-term and long-term value; motivate team members to ‘reach higher’, and supports delivery in line with broad corporate objectives
- 20% Problem Solving, including top-down validation and prioritization of opportunity sizings
- 20% Value Measurement and Monitoring that ensures value capture occurs as planned and per schedule
- 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.
- As employees, interns receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid-time-off to participate in volunteer activities.
- Wayzata, MN
- Travel approximately 30% or less
- Pursuing an MBA or relevant advanced degree with anticipated graduation date in December 2021 or Spring/Summer 2022
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
- Ability to travel up to 30% (depending on project needs and COVID-19 related travel restrictions)
- Experience working on large-scale corporate programs
- Ability to manage a diverse set of stakeholders toward a defined set of objectives
- Strong attention to detail and a laser-like focus on value capture
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and problem-solving skills
- High sense of accountability, broad comfort in ambiguity, strong desire to learn
- Demonstrated leadership and excellence working in teams
- Experience navigating complex, global organizations
- Experience working with international stakeholders
- Relevant professional certifications (ie. PMP, LSSBB)
We promote a culture that celebrates differences. This is a reflection of the clients we serve and generates intellectually diverse employees. Cargill’s Business Resource Groups (BRG’s) help us embrace our diversity, make our culture more inclusive, and leverage our employee’s unique talents and perspectives to benefit our organization and employees.
Our U.S. Business Resource Groups include:
- Cargill Young Professionals Network
- Cargill Ability Network (iCAN)
- Cargill Ebony Council
- Hispanic-Latino Council
- Cargill Pride Network
- Veterans & Military Support Network
- Cargill Women’s Network
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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