Cargill Supply Chain Intern 2019 in Blair, Nebraska

Supply Chain Intern 2019

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 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.


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 12 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.

Supply Chain Internship:

The supply chain intern is responsible for assisting with Cargill’s business goals to strategically source goods and services, decrease manufacturing time, minimize inventory, streamline order fulfillment and reduce cost, as we deliver products that meet our customers’ price and scheduling needs and improve our bottom line. In addition, the intern is given the opportunity to apply skills and gain an understanding of the Cargill organization through various intern events.

Principal Accountabilities:

A supply chain intern will work in one of our diverse businesses in Cargill. The opportunities available are:

  • Supply Chain Planning Intern: As a supply chain planning intern, you will be assigned projects and/or support our existing operations in one our businesses. Your project and work responsibilities may consist of a variety of areas in supply chain including demand planning, inventory management, supply chain planning, scheduling, all while gathering understanding of other functions of the business.

  • Transportation and Logistics Intern: Key components of an internship in Cargill Transportation and Logistics will be logistics management and transportation coordination. You will gain exposure to equipment management, cost control, transportation coordination, deployment, and planning. You may also have involvement in areas such as commodity merchandising, customer service, operations planning, inventory management, freight bills, tariff/rate quotations, rate management, local plant logistics, and accounting.

  • Sourcing & Procurement Intern: As an intern in Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, you will learn alongside our strategic sourcing team to drive stronger connectivity amongst Cargill’s businesses. You will provide analytical support, gather supplier and Cargill business data, and conduct marketplace research to better understand how to strategically source goods and services. During your time with us, you will learn how to work virtually with a global team and develop stronger relationship building and influencing skills, business and financial analysis capabilities, and strategic thinking.


  • The business environment will continue to evolve, requiring talent that can deliver a competitive advantage through innovative solutions to business problems and knowledge of current trends in the marketplace and in technology.

  • Exposure to transformational change through large-scale system and process implementations and the evolution of our business.

  • Team-oriented, fast-paced, and hands-on.

Internship Programming:

  • Cargill offers both housing assistance and relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).

  • Internships are paid and are at least 12 weeks in duration.

  • Day-to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.

  • Attend Intern Forum, an event held at Cargill headquarters in Minneapolis, MN, designed to give exposure to leadership and cross-functional interns from across the U.S.

  • Interns who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year.

Job Locations:

  • Blair (Omaha), NE

  • Eddyville, IA

  • Minneapolis, MN

  • Wichita, KS

  • Other U.S. locations


Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree from an accredited program with a major or minor in supply chain, procurement, engineering, finance, economics, MIS, logistics, or another related business discipline graduating between December 2019 and August 2021

  • 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

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the U.S.

  • Able to complete a 12-week internship in the summer (May/June - 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:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Previous internship or work-related experience

  • Ability to demonstrate a strong aptitude for business

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Supply Chain Management

Primary Location US-MN-Minneapolis

Other Locations US-KS-Wichita, US-NE-Blair, United States, US-IA-Eddyville

Req ID: UNI05547