AgriBank/Compeer HBCU Internship
St. Paul, MN 
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Who We Are
AgriBank is part of the customer-owned, nationwide Farm Credit System. Under Farm Credit's cooperative structure, AgriBank is primarily owned by 14 local Farm Credit Associations, which provide financial products and services to rural communities and agriculture. AgriBank expertly and reliably obtains funds and provides funding and financial solutions to those Associations. The AgriBank District covers a 15-state area stretching from Wyoming to Ohio and Minnesota to Arkansas. We are 200 dedicated professionals leveraging our tremendous assets into supporting the people who feed the world.

How We Serve
AgriBank's mission is to expertly and reliably obtain funds and prudently provide funding and financial solutions primarily to the 14 Farm Credit Associations in the AgriBank District. Prudent lending standards and unwavering attention to risk management have resulted in a strong balance sheet. This balance sheet facilitates ongoing access to the financial markets, offering funding in the form of loan products with a wide variety of maturities, repricing and repayment options to District Associations. District Associations share in the positive benefits of a strong funding Bank through consistent access to capital, a broad array of financial products they use to serve their customers and an appropriate return on their investment through patronage distributions. We do all of this important work by listening, seeking feedback and delivering collaborative, innovative solutions. We foster a culture where diverse ideas are not only accepted, but expected. Delivery of quality products and financial services is our top priority.

What We Offer For Our Employees
As part of our commitment to attract and retain the best talent, we offer competitive salary and benefits, including a generous 401(k) plan and time-off plans. We support our employees' development by offering education assistance, conferences, seminars, development training and other programs. We offer a flexible and supportive environment that leads to healthy work/life balance. AgriBank and our employees care about the community--we offer employee matching to partner organizations and paid time off to spend volunteering at a nonprofit organization. The combination of our total rewards and benefits, flexible and supportive workplace, and mission-driven culture make AgriBank the place to grow your career.

Join the dedicated professionals at AgriBank, and put your skills to work ensuring farmers and rural communities have the innovative financial solutions they need to feed our neighbors and the world.

Position Purpose
Supporting people of color in agriculture and rural communities is an integral part of the Farm Credit mission. This unique internship opportunity will be shared between Compeer Financial and AgriBank, Farm Credit Bank. This internship will be focused on introducing students to AgriBank, Compeer, and the Farm Credit System. In addition, the intern will also have the opportunity to learn will about key business areas of each entity. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Credit
  • Treasury
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Relationship Management/Sales

Lastly, the intern will be required to complete a capstone project at the end of the internship and will present to senior leadership of each entity.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop a working knowledge of different functions within a Farm Credit entity
  • Learn from and collaborate with a variety of different individuals from various departments/entities
  • Learn about Farm Credit clients and different financial products and services offered
  • Protect client confidentiality and integrity of client data

Minimum Qualifications & Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Pursuing a degree in Ag Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or ag related field
  • Knowledge of agriculture and agricultural operations is preferred
  • Efficient, accurate, detail oriented
  • Proficient with multiple forms of technology and software including Microsoft applications
  • Ability to deliver high quality products and services
  • Oral and written communication skills, sufficient to exchange information effectively with peers and leadership

Additional Information:

  • Intern must be a current student (incoming Juniors or Seniors) at an .
  • Selected intern may be eligible for
  • Student must be available to be located in Minnesota or Western WI during June, 2022 - August, 2022
  • Student must provide their own transportation and housing

Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications may apply for this position by clicking on the following links:

or https://compeer.com/careers

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process may contact us through the following methods: Phone: 651-282-8647 or Mail: AgriBank, Attn: Human Resources, 30 E 7th Street, Suite 1600, St. Paul, MN 55101. OR mail: Compeer Financial, Attn: Human Resources 21088 Keswick Loop, Lakeville, MN 55044

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Compeer Financial and AgriBank are Equal Opportunity Employers and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


AgriBank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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