Learning & Development Internship

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Internships
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Internship
Post Date:  
5/30/2018
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Champaign, IL

Granular is the leading software and analytics company for agriculture. We are revolutionizing one of the world's largest and most important industries by making farmers’ lives easier and making them more profitable. Our products help farmers get access to land, make more efficient use of inputs, and make better business decisions. We currently have offices in San Francisco, CA, Champaign, IL and Des Moines, IA.

We’re growing quickly and looking for a Summer Intern to build out the knowledge base of our high-achieving and fast-moving employees. In this role you will be responsible for supporting multiple teams by researching and creating a course around basic agricultural data and information. You will work with the Learning & Development manager, while collaborating with Marketing and other managers, to gather resources, design materials and install them on an online learning platform. The ideal candidate will be an energetic, positive, creative, and performance-driven self-starter who can work independently.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support our L&D team by collecting, researching, analyzing and/or creating resources on current agricultural markets, industry and communities
  • Identify, research, and develop solutions to meet employee knowledge needs
  • Support our marketing team by researching and developing agricultural company and customer profiles
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Work out of our Champaign, IL or our San Francisco, CA office (Remote applicants will also be considered)

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program, at a leading university with a recognized agricultural reputation
  • Working knowledge of agricultural practices, either through job experience, community background or current studies
  • Comfortable calling professors, farmers, and farmland professionals to investigate agricultural details
  • Track record of academic excellence
  • Strong technical & high attention to detail skills
  • Demonstrated ability to research and problem solve with minimal oversight
  • Previous experience as a teaching assistant or researcher is a plus but not required
  • General familiarity with the Google suite (Drive, gmail, etc.) and basic video applications (QuickTime, etc.) is preferred but not required
  • Available to work 40 hours per week
  • Goal-oriented and self-motivated
  • Effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable in fast-paced environment

You can apply to this position at:

https://boards.greenhouse.io/granular/jobs/1156189