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Grain Procurement Intern

Job ID:  8947

Saint Hilaire, MN, US, 56754

Date posted:  Mar 15, 2023
Employment Type:  Hourly
Schedule:  Seasonal
Job ID:  8947

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.


CHS Northern Grain has an exciting opportunity in our Country Operations Division. We are looking for a Grain Procurement Intern to work with producers and Country Operations elevator staff. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.


  • Work with the elevator and office staff in the exchange of information to enhance the flow of grain.
  • Gain knowledge and understanding of business.
  • Spend time at a location learning grain flows (i.e., Inbound, segregation, grading, shipping of grains).
  • Work closely with merchandiser and procurement staff to learn to understand grain marketing, grain bid structure, contract types, premium/discount schedules, grain programs.
  • Work with procurement staff to make on farm visits and build relationships with customers.
  • Work with accounting staff to understand accounting procedures (applying to contracts, making contracts, grain settlements.
  • Learn what a cooperative is and how they work (i.e., board meetings, patronage)

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year Agriculture degree program

Additional Qualifications

  • Previous Internship with Grain Procurement

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Grand Forks