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Dairy Summer Intern - Deadline - Nov 15/19 or until suitable candidate found
Dairy Summer Intern
 
You will love being a part of our team!
 
You will work with people who are passionate about their jobs and take initiative; people who want to do their best every single day; people who care deeply about their customers and deliver top-quality service. You’ll work closely with our customers to ensure the best resolution for both the customer and the business. You’ll work with a team of people who “do the right thing”. You’ll have continuous interactions with our customers to ensure you build and foster a healthy relationship. You’ll be a part of an entire organization that will never be satisfied with the status quo and will always be looking for ways to improve and be more efficient while taking care of the customer.
 
The Role
Being a Nutrisource intern means you get an immersive experience with our consulting nutritionists and technical service team. As part of your Nutrisource internship, you’ll be assigned several special projects to be completed within your 14 – 16 weeks with us. Our goal is to give you full exposure to the commercial dairy industry so that you can experience first-hand what a career as a Nutrisource consulting nutritionist would be like. You will work in a collaborative partnership between the dairy producer and the consulting nutritionist to create customer value while being part of a team committed to revolutionizing the feed industry.
 
·Work both independently and with Nutrisource’s team of Consulting Nutritionists.
·Work directly with progressive dairy producers to assist in providing leading edge management and technical services.
·Design and execute on projects that have clearly defined goals that bring knowledge to our dairy producers. You will collect on-farm information, analyze and compile into a report to be presented to Nutrisource management.
·Develop a deeper and more practical dairy knowledge in many areas: nutrition, management, forage quality and cow comfort.
·Develop a broad understanding of the skills required to be a successful consulting nutritionist.
·Passionate about “Keeping it Simple” and “Do the right thing” as you work with customers.
·Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as assigned or required.
 
Skills & Experience Required
·Basic understanding of dairy nutrition and farm management with an ability to advance these skills through a continuous learning process.
·Strong positive team player who is open to learning, improving and challenging themselves.
·Strong time management and organization skill
·Self-starter, highly motivated and ability to meet project deadlines.
·Display honesty, integrity and a strong sense of ethics in all decisions and actions
·Ability to learn the skills required to sell and service dairy producers (Consultative Selling Process).
·Resourceful with strategic and analytical capabilities.
·Outstanding interpersonal skills

Qualifications include:
·Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Animal Science, Agriculture Business or related Agriculture degree.
·Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
·Willing to relocate for the summer (able to travel within Alberta, some overnight travel required).
·Day-to-day travel by personal vehicle for meetings with customers and Nutrisource personnel (vehicle compensation based on mileage).
·Valid Canadian driver’s license and clean driving record.
·Able to complete a 14 to 16-week internship in the summer (employment period is flexible).
 
Our current success!
Over the last 14 years, Nutrisource has been experiencing rapid growth as an up and coming contender in the feed industry. Our focus is to be a leading company in the modernization of an industry that is resistant to change. We are a Canadian owned, Alberta based, dairy nutrition company that provides specialized products and consulting services to western Canadian dairy farmers. We get to know the specific needs of each Nutrisource customer, so we can recommend and help put into place a customized, operation-specific action plan that’s right for each producer and his or her operation. We are looking for an enthusiastic team member who will be a technical leader in the field keeping our customers loyal and happy.
 
Send resumes to heather.nish@mtjf.ca
Farm Labourer - Deadline - until suitable applicant found
Farm Labourer required:
  •  ​part-time with flexible hours
  • cattle and grain farm
  • needed during harvest season but will most likely be extended to help with cattle for the rest of the winter and spring
Located about 40 km SW of Vermilion
 
If interested contact:
Stan Pawlow
P: 780 853 2209 (leave message)
 
 
Dairy Herdsperson - Deadline - Oct 18/19
Job Title: Dairy Herdsperson
Posting Active Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019
Farm Name: Glen Park Holsteins
Location: Central Alberta
City / Town: Leduc
 Producer's Name: Rudy Gengler
 
Contact:
Name: Rudy Gengler
Phone Number: 780 628 2115
Email: gengler.rk@gmail.com

Job Start Date: November 1, 2019
 
Brief Description:
Looking for a dairy herdsmen on our dairy farm located 10 minutes outside Leduc. 110 cow robotic dairy herd. 2 Delaval Robots.
 
Accommodation available on site.
 
Ideally looking for a 2 year commitment. Mature, responsible applicants will be considered. Must have high school diploma, other post secondary in agriculture is highly valued. Must have experience with breeding or willing to take AI course.
 
Work includes:
  • making feed ration,
  • feeding cows,
  • feeding calves,
  • cleaning pens,
  • bedding,
  • breeding cows (AI)
  • required cow and calf animal treatments,
  • some robotic maintenance,
  • working with skid steer and tractor.
  • Handyman skills are a bonus.
Must be okay with being on call for milking robot by means of phone app during days on. Candidate will be
working 5 days a week, and have 2 days off. Wage competitive with experience. Looking for someone passionate about farming. Please email or call for more information.

Experience:
Minimum of 1 years working with dairy cows
Wage: Please contact
Laboratory / Research Summer Internship - Deadline - Dec 31/19
Laboratory / Research Summer Internship

Company:Alta Genetics Inc.
Application Deadline: December 31, 2019
(Students from the Animal Breeding, Genetics, Animal Science, Dairy Science, Agriculture Business or another related program are encouraged to apply)

Job Location:Balzac, AB
Position Type:Summer

Job Description:
Come and join URUS for a paid internship program in the cattle AI industry. As a global company with multiple semen production centers across the globe we provide superior beef and dairy genetics to our clients.

For the summer of 2020 we offer a state-of-the-art internship program that focuses on semen processing and research projects related to lab processes and product quality. You will be working side-by-side with laboratory and research staff as well as in a team of interns at the different production sites to enhance your knowledge in the cattle AI industry. You will be able to grow your professional skills while experiencing to work in a global company. At the end of the program you will visit other URUS production sites and present the results of the project to management.

We offer positions at Shawano, Watertown, Billings and Calgary. Housing accommodations may be arranged if needed. Must have your own vehicle.

Duties (May include but not limited to)
•Assist in semen collection by preparing AVs, including building, washing, and sanitizing
•Assist in the preparation of the semen extender
•Work with other lab employees to dilute semen and place in straw packaging
•Work with microscopes to evaluate motility of semen and possibly look at morphology
•May be asked to work with flow cytometry and IVOS systems
•General laboratory maintenance and cleaning
•Administrative tasks, including data entry
•Assist with cryopreservation of semen
•Assist with research projects, potentially at multiple sites
•Perform quality control evaluations

Job Qualifications:
•High School Diploma or Equivalent
•Currently enrolled or completed courses in Animal Breeding, Genetics, Animal Science, Dairy Science, Agriculture Business or another related field.
•Be self-motivated and be able to work in a team
•Excellent communication skills
•Valid Driver’s license
•Able to work full time (40 hours/week) during the program during the summer.
•Have an interest in bovine AI industry
•Be comfortable working with liquid Nitrogen and semen
•Preference will be given to students entering their senior year of schooling, but applicants of all post-secondary levels will be considered.

Job Start Date:May 1, 2020
Job End Date:August 31, 2020

Application Requirements: Resume and Cover Letter
How to Apply: Online
Agronomic Excellence Summer Associate (Edmonton) - Deadline - Nov 15/19
Agronomic Excellence Summer Associate - Edmonton

Company:BASF Canada Inc.
Application Deadline:
(Students from the Agricultural program are encouraged to apply)

Position Type: Summer

Job Description:
As an Agronomic Excellence Associate, you will join our team where you will be involved in:
•Field trials for local Agronomic Excellence programs evaluating canola hybrids and seed technology with goal of developing regional hybrid specific agronomic practices.
•You will be responsible for field activities relating to hybrid evaluation on a commercial scale to small plot trials from seeding to harvest including seed set up, land preparation, seeding, pest control, plot maintenance, harvesting and supervision of casual employees as required.
•You will also be involved in crop health diagnosis through daily monitoring of field and research plots, data collection and analysis.

Job Qualifications:
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
•Strong agronomic competence attained through pursuing your degree in Agriculture, or another college along with experience in the Agriculture Industry
•Ability to deliver results in pursuit of both individual and team goals
•Previous experience in agriculture field research is an asset
•Demonstrated problem solving skills
•Ability to be flexible and modify plans as situations arise minimizing impact on results

Salary:$20 - $25
Hours:40
Job Start Date:May 1, 2020

Application Requirements: Resume and Cover Letter
How to Apply: Online
Operations Management Associate - Deadline - Oct 25/19
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application:
Operations Management Associate 2020- CAN00630
 
Early Careers at Cargill:
From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Operations Management Associate Position:
This 6-18-month training program enables you to become familiar with the workflow of plant operations. Your training will include:

  • Risk Management: Leadership in safety and regulatory compliance consistent with Cargill’s Guiding Principles. Food and Feed Safety are of critical importance to Cargill’s businesses.
  • Talent Management: Lead, coach, and develop a diverse team of operations employees to ensure goals and standards of the organization are being met. Gain knowledge of Human Resources policies, participate in the hiring of new team members, and develop and implement strategies to maintain and increase employee engagement.
  • Reliability Excellence: Maintain plants to ensure they are always capable of serving and meeting customer requirements.
  • Operational Effectiveness: Lead plant operations in alignment with all business functions to effectively and efficiently achieve business and profitability objectives.
  • Capital Effectiveness: Effectively deploy capital and manage capital projects to ensure ongoing market competitiveness of plant assets.
  • Continuous Improvement: Lead production process improvements through utilization of continuous improvement tools/activities.

Environment:

This role involves physical activity in food, and/or grain processing environments which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis – involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects of 10-25 pounds. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (i.e. heat, cold, grain dust, etc.). There is also a possibility of working various shifts including 2nd and 3rd shift hours.

Associate Program Benefits:
  • Relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, retirement benefits package.
  • Tuition reimbursement to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.
  • Access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities. 
Potential Business Areas:

Protein- Beef harvesting/processing – Locations: High River, AB
Protein- Beef Case Ready- Locations: Calgary, AB & Chambly, QC
Protein- Poultry harvesting/processing- Locations: London, ON

Job Locations:
  • High River, AB
  • Chambly, QC
  • Calgary, AB
  • London, ON
  • Plant setting
Required Qualifications:
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in any discipline graduating between December 2019 and May 2020.
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Willing and able to relocate
  • Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually
  • Strong communication skills – written and oral
  • Willingness to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts
  • Willingness to work weekends
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pursuing an agriculture or business-related degree (including but not limited to Animal Science, Ag-Economics, Ag-Business, Ag-Education, Agronomy, Food Science, Feed Science, Meat Science, Grain Science, Operations Management, Ag-Systems Management, Ag-Engineering, Supply Chain, Mechanized Systems Management, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Distribution). 
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Sales Summer Intern 2020 - Deadline - Oct 25/19
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: Sales Summer Intern 2020- CAN00644
 
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 16 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.

Sales Summer Intern:
Cargill Global Edible Oils Solutions – Specialties (GEOS-S) is a producer of canola seed and is a manufacturer of high oleic canola oils and sunflower oil serving the grower/farmer, food ingredient, and food service segments. GEOS-S operates 10 facilities including office locations in the US, Canada and Australia. You will work with the Territory Manager to promote our Victory and Invigor Health hybrids and ensure high quality production of specialty canola within an identity preservation system. You will be working with progressive growers in the industry from diverse areas who are concerned with keeping on the cutting edge of agriculture now and into the future. You will really get a chance to see what it’s like to be a part of value-added marketplace within agriculture.

Internship Programming:
  •  Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.
  • 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. 

Job Locations:
  • Regina, SK,
  • Aberdeen, SK,
  • Camrose, AB,
  • Brandon, MB
  • Frequent travel within assigned region for meetings with customers, prospects and other Cargill personnel. You must have a safe driving history; a motor vehicle record history will be reviewed.
Required Qualifications:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or diploma from an accredited program in an Agriculture-related field and graduating between December 2020 and May 2022
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Must hold a valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
  • Comfortable working in an outdoor environment with extensive travel
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the Canada.
  • Able to complete a 16-week internship May - August 2020
  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Agriculture
  • Previous agriculture sales, research and/or farm experience and knowledge of crop production and canola agronomy 
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.
Precision Agronomist - Deadline - Oct 25/19
Precision Agronomist

Company:Farmers Edge
Application Deadline: 04-Nov-2019

Job Location:
Position Type:Full-time

Job Description:
Farmers Edge is a global leader in decision agriculture servicing over 24 million acres worldwide with precision digital solutions. Integrating field-centric data, easy-to-use software, state-of-the-art processing technology, predictive modelling, and advanced agronomic analytics, Farmers Edge provides growers with scalable solutions to produce more with less. Using innovative digital agronomic tools, Farmers Edge solutions focus on the sustainable production of high-yielding, high-quality crops and are designed to optimize inputs, minimize environmental impact, and protect economic viability of the farm. From seed selection to yield data analytics, Farmers Edge transforms big data into timely and accurate insights to support informed decision making.
Precision Agronomist

Location: Peace River, AB and surrounding areas. Specific location may be negotiable.
Reporting to the Location Supervisor, the Precision Agronomist is the key role responsible to deliver agronomic support to growers in the region.

Duties may include the following:
•Describe Farmers Edge Precision Solutions products to growers and channel partners, understanding value proposition for each segment in different regions.
•Use remote sensing and satellite imagery, interpreting data to create quality Farmers Edge zone maps by fields, using proprietary software.
•Use GPS, and maps to complete precision soil sampling procedures, acting as lead expert and backup for Seasonal Soil Samplers.
•Interpret soil test results from Farmers Edge Labs or chosen regional contract laboratory.
•As a subject matter expert, utilizing Farmers Edge Tool Set (Zone Calculator/Recommendation Engine/Virtual Soil Testing) to create and/or approve fertilizer, fungicide and seeding recommendations (Rx) prescriptions.
•Provide support in collecting and completing contract requirements with growers.
•Collect Equipment IDs
•Field plans including legal land description and crop rotations
•Historical info such as As-applied data.
•Develop working relationships to provide support to Regional Agronomists in Pro System training as well as 3rd party representatives and channel partners.
•Work with growers to provide agronomic support to interpret yield variability maps, identify potential stress or pressure in the field, for further scouting investigations for R&D.
•Collect data for Verification/Super Sites and variety evaluation trials with representatives support.
•Using preferred Farmers Edge scouting software, Collect data as per identified protocols for R&D verification Site, Supersite, and Variety Evaluation Trials. (VETs)
•Other sites for yield, disease model validation.
•Work with Client Success Managers and Business Account Managers to help drive sales including reconcile grower concerns on fertility, fungicide or seeding recommendation (Rx) as required.
•Support other hub personnel such as Precision Tech Specialists at times. Set up weather stations and help with data collections from the field.
•Understand and participate in the Farmers Edge business plan and strategies to achieve operational and personal successes.
•Travel throughout territory as required.
•Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
Education and Experience
•Bachelor's degree or diploma in Agriculture.
•CCA accredited candidates preferred. Candidates without will be expected to complete this designation.
•Strong understanding of agronomy and/or precision agronomy including but not limited to;
•Cropping systems and farming practices in the region
•Fetilizer types and blends
•Seed and drainage regulations
•Location farm equipment.
•Previous experience doing data collection for R&D purposes, growth staging, recognizing disease, weeds, growth, and other environmental pressures.
•Understanding of basic meteorological data and how it relates to crop production.
•Technologically inclined.
•Strong customer service skills and problem solving abilities.

Compensation: Farmers Edge offers a very competitive compensation package with health benefits, retirement plan and company vehicle. Salary dependent on qualifications and skill.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please do not email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
https://farmersedge.applicantpro.com/jobs/1210094.html


Job Start Date:04-Nov-2019
Application Requirements: Application Form
How to Apply: Online

Protein Sales Management Associate - Deadline Oct 25/19
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: Protein Sales Management Associate 2020- CAN00640
 
Protein Sales Management Associate:
You will be exposed to all facets of business operations through an in-depth general orientation. The training is designed to teach the various aspects of the business prior to placement in a role that aligns the candidate with business needs.

Principal Accountabilities:

This role enables you to become familiar with the workflow of the business operations, and to develop knowledge of meat processing production, including food safety and overall production management. Associates will be trained in a number of areas to learn skills and gain knowledge necessary to succeed in a sales leadership role.

As an Associate, you will gain an understanding of meat processing production, including process flow, yields, variances, CFIA regulations and requirements, accounting, and information technologies. Additional training in people leadership skills, core business functions, and sales leadership will be provided to help you develop. In time, you will be working with customers as you distribute, sell, promote, and merchandise the meat business products.

Environment:

The training portion of this role takes place over a 6 month time period. The first half will focus on the physical activity in a food processing environment which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis – involving bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing over 50 pounds and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. The work may also involve other exertions, conditions or exposures (i.e. - heat, cold, dust, etc.). The second half of the training will focus on sales.

Job Locations:
  • Mississauga, ON,
  • High River, AB
  • This role may involve travel between protein locations as you integrate with the working teams you will be engaged with. Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the Associate.
  • You will primarily work in an office environment, sometimes with customers, as you fulfill the responsibilities of your work. 

Required Qualifications:
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in agriculture, business, communications, marketing, or related degrees graduating between December 2019 and May 2020.
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
  • Ability to travel to the United States
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Overall 3.0 GPA preferred
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Operations Management Intern - Deadline - Oct 25/19
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: Operations Management Intern 2020- CAN00638
 
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 16 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.

Operations Management Internship:
As an Operations Management Intern, you will gain exposure to the workflow of plant and/or distribution operations. Potential business areas may include beef and poultry processing, or grain processing. Interns will be given a project to improve a facet of the current operation, have the opportunity to use the skills you have gained in the classroom to a real life setting, and have the ability to take on additional projects that interest you. Additionally, Interns will be exposed to a number of areas to learn skills and gain knowledge necessary to succeed in an operations leadership role, including but not limited to:

  • Risk Management: Leadership in safety and regulatory compliance consistent with Cargill’s Guiding Principles. Food and Feed Safety are of critical importance to Cargill’s businesses.
  • Talent Management: Lead, coach, and develop a diverse team of operations employees to ensure goals and standards of the organization are being met. Gain knowledge of Human Resources policies, participate in the hiring of new team members, and develop and implement strategies to maintain and increase employee engagement.
  • Reliability Excellence: Maintain plants to ensure they are at all times capable of serving and meeting customer requirements.
  • Operational Effectiveness: Lead plant operations in alignment with all business functions to effectively and efficiently achieve business and profitability objectives.
  • Capital Effectiveness: Effectively deploy capital and manage capital projects to ensure ongoing market competitiveness of plant assets.
Continuous Improvement: Lead production process improvements through utilization of continuous improvement tools/activities.

Potential Business Areas:
Protein- Beef harvesting/processing – Locations: High River, AB
Protein- Beef Case Ready- Locations: Calgary, AB & Chambly, QC
Protein- Poultry harvesting/processing- Locations: London, ON
 
Internship Programming:
  • Cargill offers and relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).
  • Internships are paid and are normally 16 weeks in duration.
  • 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 or a second internship the following year. 
Job Locations:
  • High River, AB
  • Plant setting
Required Qualifications:
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in any discipline and graduating between December 2020 and May 2022.
  • Willingness to work 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts
  • Willingness to work weekends
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in Canada
  • Able to complete a 16-week internship May - August 2020
  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pursuing an agriculture or business-related degree (including but not limited to Animal Science, Ag-Economics, Ag-Business, Ag-Education, Agronomy, Food Science, Feed Science, Meat Science, Grain Science, Operations Management, Ag-Systems Management, Ag-Engineering, Supply Chain, Mechanized Systems Management, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Distribution).
 
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.
Canola Breeding Research Intern - Deadline - Oct 25/19
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: Canola Breeding Research Internship 2020 - CAN00646

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 at least 16 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.

Canola Breeding Research Internship:

You will work with the Research Agronomist to manage and maintain canola research plots in Western Canada. The private research trials that you manage will be used in the evaluation of specialty canola oil varieties with commercial potential. We are looking for highly ambitious, innovative, have desire for continuous learning and are able to quickly adapt to a rapidly evolving and highly motivated research/ team environment.

Training:
You will assist in successful research trial management, which includes seeding cultivating, spraying, harvesting, and data collection. You will operate and perform some maintenance on small plot equipment, including seeders, sprayers, swathers and combines. You will work with an interdisciplinary team including other research and support teams to organize resources effectively and to meet all business objectives.

Internship Programming:
  • Cargill offers relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).
  • Internships are paid and at least 16 weeks in duration.
  • 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 or recommended to other positions with Cargill.

Job Locations:
  • Camrose, AB
  • Elm Creek, MB
  • Aberdeen, SK
Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Diploma or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program in an Agriculture-related field, graduating between December 2020 and May 2022.
  • Students enrolled in a co-op program are considered
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
  • A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
  • Ability to obtain heavy trailer endorsement
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivated and attentive to detail
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, decision-making, and organizational skills
  • Willing to travel if needed within Western Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Candidates must be willing to relocate if necessary to one of the locations listed above or within reasonable commuting distance
  • Able to complete at least a 16-week internship May - August 2020
  • Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in Agriculture 
  • Experience hauling with gooseneck or bumper hitch trailers
  • Mechanical aptitude with the ability to operate machinery and conduct basic maintenance
  • Overall 3.0 GPA or higher
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Crop Input Associate 2020 - Deadline - Oct 25/19
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application:https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00650&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=
 
Early Careers at Cargill:
From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Crop Input Associate Position:
Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain – North America (CASC NA) connects agricultural producers to food, feed and industrial customers through a seamless supply chain. We help our customers compete in the global market and efficiently deliver products from origins to destinations through our marketing, sourcing, originating, storing, trading, consulting and processing of grain, oilseeds and crop inputs products and solutions. CASC NA business reaches across Canada, United States & Mexico with an expansive asset footprint including over 200 grain elevators, export/import facilities, oilseed crush plants and biodiesel facilities.
You will participate in a training program to prepare you be become a Crop Input Representative for Cargill in Canada. A CI Representative works directly with the location sales and agronomy team to provide agronomic and crop production product solutions for our farm customers. By providing superior agronomic advice, the CIA will learn how to help our farm customers make better crop production decisions for their business.

Training:
Working closely with your Manager and the location Sales Leader, you will participate in extensive training including one-on-one, on-the-job, classroom and online training in agronomy and selling skills. Typically a CIA will be assigned a territory within 12 months.

Associate Program Benefits:
•Cargill offers relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
•Associates are eligible for a supplementary health, dental, disability and life benefits package.
•Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.
•Associates are offered competitive retirement plans and registration assistance.
•As employees, associates receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.

Job Locations:
•Various locations across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta
•Movement from an associate role to an experienced sales position may require additional relocation
•Frequent travel within assigned region for meetings with customers, prospects and other Cargill personnel. You must have a safe driving history; a motor vehicle record history will be reviewed.

Required Qualifications:
•Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree or diploma in Agricultural Business, Agronomy, Plant Science, Soils Science, or related discipline graduating between December 2019 and May 2020
•Ability to relocate to various locations throughout Western Canada
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
•Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually
•Eligible for membership in the Provincial Institute of Agrologists
•A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
•Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

Preferred Qualifications:
•Overall 3.0 GPA or higher
•Previous scouting experience
•Sales aptitude
•Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
•Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, with ability to influence decision-making
•Demonstrated leadership skills and experience
•Knowledge of agronomy services, farm customers and the agriculture industry
•Knowledge of the crop inputs business and the significance of supplier relationships
•Knowledge of the Canadian agricultural production and farm management

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.
 
Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.
Grain Sales Associate 2020 - Deadline - Oct 25/19
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application:https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00651&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=
 
Early Careers at Cargill:
From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Grain Sales Associate Position:
Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain – North America (CASC NA) connects agricultural producers to food, feed and industrial customers through a seamless supply chain. We help our customers compete in the global market and efficiently deliver products from origins to destinations through our marketing, sourcing, originating, storing, trading, consulting and processing of grain, oilseeds and crop inputs products and solutions. CASC NA business reaches across Canada, United States & Mexico with an expansive asset footprint including over 200 grain elevators, export/import facilities, oilseed crush plants and biodiesel facilities.
You will participate in a sales training program to prepare you to become a specialist in competitive grain origination and the sale of various grain marketing solutions. To accomplish this, you will train with Cargill employees from various job functions to learn how to develop long-term relationships with identified customers, working both over the phone and face-to-face with grain producers on the farm. You will gain hands-on experience by working on various projects in the agricultural sales and marketing area and by shadowing Cargill employees from various job functions. Grain Sales Associates will learn how to help farmers prosper and maximize their return by utilizing Cargill’s full range of products, solve customer problems and create new opportunities. Typically a GSA will be assigned a territory within 12 months.

Associate Program Benefits:
•Cargill offers relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage).
•Associates are eligible for a supplementary health, dental, disability and life benefits package.
•Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.
•Associates are offered competitive retirement plans and registration assistance.
•As employees, associates receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.

Job Locations:
•Various locations across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta
•Movement from an associate role to an experienced sales position may require additional relocation.
•Frequent travel within assigned region for meetings with customers, prospects and other Cargill personnel. You must have a safe driving history; a motor vehicle record history will be reviewed.

Required Qualifications:
•Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited program graduating between December 2019 and August 2020
•Ability to relocate to various locations throughout Western Canada
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
•Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually
•Strong communication skills – written and oral
•A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
•Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

Preferred Qualifications:
•Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited program with a major in Agricultural Business, Ag Econ, Ag Management or similar agricultural discipline graduating between December 2019 and May 2020
•Previous intern or co-op experience
•Overall 3.0 GPA or higher
•Demonstrated ability to solve problems and make decisions independently
•Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, with ability to influence decision-making
•Demonstrated leadership skills and experience

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.
Sales Consultant Intern 2020 - Deadline - Oct 25/19
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00648&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=
 
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 16 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.

Sales Consultant Internship:
As the Sales Consultant Intern, you will work with a strong support team - Feed Consultants, Sales Coaches, Technical Support Managers and others. Cargill’s feed based research is the largest in the world providing our Feed Consultants with leading edge products, programs and information to support the success of the producers with whom they work. You will be given the opportunity to gain a broader insight into the dynamic Agri-Industry and develop better understanding of the opportunities available at Cargill for full time work after graduation. We have opportunities in the Ruminant, Swine and Farm Store divisions. Please indicate in your application which is your area of interest.
 
Training:
Throughout your summer with us, you will be given extensive and on-going training in the areas of nutrition, animal husbandry and sales. You will be using the latest computer technology and maintaining a computerized client data base. You will be involved in specific market based projects designed to help support on farm monitoring of production performance.

Internship Programming:
•Cargill offers relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).
•Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.
•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.

Job Locations:
•Woodstock, ON
•Addison, ON
•St. Romuald, QC
•Lethbridge, AB
•Plant and office setting, must be open to interning in either type of setting

Required Qualifications:
•Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Animal Science, Ag Business, or related Agricultural degree graduating between December 2020 and May 2022.
•Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada
•A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
•Frequent travel by personal vehicle within assigned region for meetings with customers, prospects and other Cargill personnel.
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
•All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the Canada.
•Able to complete a 16-week internship May - August 2020
•Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance

Preferred Qualifications:
•Overall 3.0 GPA or higher

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.

Crop Input Retail Summer Intern - Deadline - Oct 25/19
All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Position Application: https://cargill.taleo.net/careersection/10220/jobdetail.ftl?job=CAN00652&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=
 
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 16 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. 
Crop Input Retail Summer Intern Position Overview:
In this role you will gain exposure in retail sales, agronomy, operations and grain. This internship is an excellent point of entry for development into other career opportunities within Cargill.

Agronomy - You will assist to identify weeds, crop diseases, stage growth, plant populations, insect problems, nutrient deficiencies, and soil problems. You will also be working with location Agronomy and Sales team to plan and execute customer events. Assistance with setting up customer demonstration trials will also be a responsibility. An Agronomist will be working with you to provide training as needed and meet weekly with other location team members to discuss issues and findings.

Operations/Grain - You will learn about the operations of a grain elevator, this will include loading and unloading rail cars, moving grain, maintenance, and general day to day duties.

Retail Sales – You will assist with crop input retail activities such as receiving and shipping crop input merchandise, become familiar with fertilizers and pesticide product and services we provide our customers. You will be trained on the various chemicals and fertilizers we sell to provide recommendations and solutions to meet our customers needs.

A vehicle, cell phone and other required technology will be provided as required.

Internship Programming:
•Cargill offers relocation reimbursement to interns who qualify (based on mileage).
•Internships are paid and are at least 16 weeks in duration.
•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.

Job Locations:
•Various locations across Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta

Required Qualifications:
•Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program graduating between December 2020 and May 2022.
•Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
•All candidates must be geographically flexible and willing to relocate for an internship opportunity anywhere in the Canada.
•Able to complete a 16-week internship May - August 2020
•Must possess a high degree of initiative and resourcefulness in completing work with limited guidance
•Ability to work in environmental conditions where there is a potential exposure to sun, wind, rain, pollen, dust, and insects
•Individuals looking for a challenging experience where they can develop technical and personal skills
•Excellent communication and leadership skills with ability to work independently for many hours at a time
•Excellent interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills
•A valid Canadian driver's license and clean driving record
•Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

Preferred Qualifications:
•Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Agricultural Business, Agronomy, Plant Science or Soils Science
•Previous agriculture experience, sales experience and/or scouting experience

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com.

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer.
What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

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– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
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– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
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– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
Choosing to attend Lakeland College was one of the best decisions that I’ve made in my life so far. The welcoming and friendly Lakeland environment encourages a place of excellence, and fosters the ability to be successful not only in school, but in life.

– Mariah Van’t Hof

University Transfer, Class of 2015

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
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– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

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Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
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Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
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Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

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University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

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Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

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Esthetician, Class of 2017.

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Esthetician, Class of 2017.

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What Alumni Say
The hands-on field trips, quality of education i received, professors who are invested in your success, and all the friends I made. I exceeded my academic expectations and I also had a lot of fun. If i had to do it all over gain, i would choose Lakeland!

– Nicole (Audet) Pysh

Class of 2006, Environmental Protection & Class of 2008, Applied Environmental Degree