Agricultural Internship

 
  • Internship
  • Oxnard

Website Reiter Affiliated Companies

Job Description

The Agricultural Internship role performs a wide range of activities in a real-time production environment. The Intern is assigned mentors who provide active learning experiences and achievement objectives.

Objective 1: District Operations

  •  Learn and support District Team with field inspections and risk assessment reporting. Intern will create weekly SWD severity reports and communicate findings to growers.
  • Retrieve and review spray records with Entomology team member.

Objective 2: Water Usage

  • Learn and support on water usage and efficiencies in berry production throughout the district by supporting to implement and use water use monitoring technologies and effective reporting.

Objective 3: Berry Growing Practices

  • Understand the berry industry by supporting on infield trials for berry growing practices through sharing of best practices through findings from analysis from top performers and lower performers to close our performance gap.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Willingness to learn and apply classroom knowledge in a real-time environment
  • Bilingual – English and Spanish preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong decision-making/problem-solving
  • Strong ability in planning and prioritizing
  • Strong data analysis
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and/or agricultural software applications
  • Internship specific technical skills and knowledge
  • Valid California Driver’s License

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university, pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in an agricultural science or business related field of study
  • No working experience required

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Travel to production locations as assigned.

About Us

Reiter Affiliated Companies (RAC)
Reiter Affiliated Companies (RAC) is the largest fresh multi-berry producer in the world, growing Driscoll’s proprietary varieties of strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries year-round in the United States, Canada, Baja California, Central Mexico, Portugal, Morocco, Canada and Peru.
We are relentless in our pursuit to bring the highest quality berries that “delight” consumers around the world –from our farms to their families. This starts with our company values of Honesty, Fairness and Respect which not only line the corridors of every office, they are principles that are alive, guiding and leading our business decisions and strategic direction. We place the highest priority and focus on our people, developing their professional growth, and investing in the fulfillment of their personal career journey. These fundamentals have allowed us to achieve an industry leadership position, helping us to adopt health and wellness programs, open primary health clinics for our employees, and partner with local non-profit organizations to improve the quality of life for our farm working families. We hope to continue the Reiter Family legacy of farming through the pursuit of our mission and by living our values.

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