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Farm Credit Mid-America has a number of programs designed for college students and recent graduates. The intern program allows students to gain valuable experience working with a mentor over the summer. Competitive pay, meaningful work and a strategic intern project provides our interns with many opportunities for professional and personal growth. After completing an internship, students can apply to serve as a College Ambassador representing Farm Credit Mid-America on campus. We also have a strong training program for recent graduates seeking to transition from college into full time employment.

Interns work with Farm Credit Mid-America (Association) to help analyze financial products the Association provides to rural America. Interns' specific duties include completing an assigned project(s), completing an intern development guide and working with various Association employees. (Summer Interns' specific duties include all the above, plus presenting the project to Farm Credit leadership.)

Salary: $17.00 an hour


* COMPLETE ASSIGNED PROJECT(S): The intern's project(s) will be designed specifically for the intern's office location needs. Projects could include: analyzing underwriting standards providing associated market research and analyzing and developing business cases that support corporate and departmental objectives
* COMPLETE INTERN DEVELOPMENT GUIDE: The intern will gain Association and industry knowledge by completing development activities that will involve them in the business.
* CUSTOMER, COMMUNITY AND TEAM INVOLVEMENT: The intern will demonstrate Association values through his/her interaction with potential and current Association customers, the community and the office team. He/she will assist the office staff in daily activities as appropriate.
* Represents and communicates the mission and values of Farm credit mid-america and complies with its conduct policy, security policy and confidentiality expectations.
* PRESENT PROJECT TO FARM CREDIT MID-AMERICA LEADERSHIP (Summer Interns only): At the conclusion of the internship, the intern will present his/her project results to members of Farm Credit Mid-America leadership.


Summer Interns will be college students pursuing a bachelor's degree in agriculture, business or related field. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Louisville, KY.


KEY COMPETENCIES: Active listening, analysis, coaching, decision making, decisiveness, initiative, integrity, motivational fit, oral communication, problem solving, teamwork, work ethic.

Knowledge of: Association products and services, Association processes, technology, and Association policies and procedures

Skills in: Building business relationships, creating business networks, verbal and written communications, listening, creative problem solving, working well under pressure, taking initiative, time management, maintaining confidentiality.

Ability to: Achieve goals, be innovative, accept and implement corporate strategies, demonstrate the Values of the Association, be a self-starter, be assertive, relate positively to others, listen to customers and team members, be logical, overcome objections, professionally represent Association.


This job requires the incumbent to have the ability to…

* Engage in telephone and face-to-face conversation to serve customers and give and receive information from customers, staff, vendors, outside consultants and the public.
* Use computer. This involves reading the screen and keying/typing information.
* Speak and make presentations to individuals or groups on technical subjects related to job.
* Travel via auto or commercial transportation to carry out essential responsibilities of the job.
* Successfully interact with and represent the organization to customers, staff, officers, board members, vendors, and/or the public at all levels.
* Provide sound technical advice to customers and other staff in the subject field(s) related to this position.
* Understand and explain various subject matter and consulting concepts, programs, terminology, and methods.
* Reason, judge, compare, calculate, evaluate, decide, and critique such information as written material, numerical data, responses to customer needs, and/or other related work activities.

Requirements of the job include the ability to do the work, with or without reasonable accommodations. It is the Association's policy to make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Leadership retains the right to add, subtract or change duties of the position at any time.

Farm Credit Mid-America is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other category protected by law.