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Internships

Complete this application to apply for one of the positions below. Contact the Aurora Main Office at 402-694-2106 with any questions.


MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

This internship will partner with our marketing team in Aurora, NE at our corporate office. You’ll be working on all facets of projects for the cooperative from all the different divisions and departments. You’ll plan, organize and attend owner events, engage with employees across the whole company, partake in strategy sessions and programs, assist with the communication calendar, interview owners and learn their stories. You’ll get to experience firsthand what it is like to serve Aurora Cooperative owners/producers/growers.

Location: Aurora, NE   |   Internships Available: FILLED


AGRONOMY SALES

This internship will partner with our local sales agronomist and operations team to promote customer relations and local operations in seed, crop protection, fertility, and consulting. The majority of your time will be in the field working directly with customers to provide practical, sound agronomic information to assist them in on-farm management. This includes opportunities to experience field diagnostics, precision ag management, variable rate technology, ground and aerial operations, sales and marketing as well as crop planning.

Locations: To Be Determined per Individual   |   Internships Available: 4 spots


PRAIRIE VALLEY SEED SALES

This internship will partner with our seed company Prairie Valley. The majority of your time will be spent with a District Sales Manager covering a specific region across the Midwest. This role will be heavily focused on the seed business which includes sales, product evaluation and marketing the brand. Your experience includes opportunities to travel to the different Aurora Cooperative locations across the state and interact with our sales force. You will facilitate in customer relations and help to provide agronomic recommendations and support. In this role you will frequently observe corn and soybean fields, assist in field trainings for our salesforce, and help to conduct plot tours for our growers.

Locations: West of Highway 281 & East of Highway 281   |   Internships Available: 2 spots


REAL FARM RESEARCH

This internship will partner with Real Farm Research (RFR) to conduct small plot corn and soybean research.  Most of your time will be in the field working in RFR customer’s trials. This includes opportunities to work with trials researching herbicides, fungicides, nematicides, biologicals, adjuvants, fertilizers, corn hybrids and soybean varieties.  The internship will provide opportunities to experience our planting, application, in-season data collection, and plot maintenance activities.

Locations: Aurora, NE   |   Internships Available: 1 spot


ANIMAL NUTRITION SALES

This internship will partner with our animal nutrition sales team out of Grand Island, NE where our feed mill is located. You will be working with 7 of our expert animal nutritionist as they travel in their territories to serve our owners. You will get the opportunity to learn about our feed mill production, building relationships with producers and learning the in’s and out’s of prescribing feed rations.

Locations: Grand Island, NE or St. Paul, NE   |   Internships Available: FILLED


GRAIN MERCHANDISING

This internship will partner with our grain team. You will gain a better understanding of grain marketing within the cooperative system with our merchandising team. You will also get the opportunity to be on site at grain elevators learning what it takes to operationally move grain to our end destinations. Seeing multiple sides of the grain business will allow you to also build relationships with our owners.

Locations: Central Nebraska   |   Internships Available: FILLED


SAFETY & RISK MANAGEMENT

This internship will partner with our safety, risk management and compliance team at the Aurora, NE corporate office. The majority of your time will be out at our locations working directly with employees to ensure safety & compliance. There will also be time reviewing risk management involving insurance and loss control. You will get the opportunity to learn about regulations involving OSHA, EPA, NDEQ, NDEE, Anhydrous along with Fire Marshall requirements.

Locations: Aurora, NE   |   Internships Available: 1 spot


ETHANOL PLANT

This internship will partner with our operations, maintenance, logistics, and management teams at the Aurora, NE ethanol plant. The majority of your time will be in the field learning the process, as well as the mechanical upkeep of the facility, utilizing Process Flow Diagrams (PFD’s) and Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s).  There will also be time reviewing risk management as it relates to Safety and Environmental compliance regulations involving OSHA, EPA, NDEQ, NDEE, Anhydrous along with Fire Marshall requirements.

Locations: Aurora, NE   |   Internships Available: FILLED


ENERGY SALES & SERVICE

This internship will partner with our energy division. The focus of the internship will include building customer relations, learning general product knowledge, understanding logistics, and diving into the marketing and accounting sides of energy products. This intern will also get to see both the sales and service aspects of the business.

Locations: Aurora, NE   |   Internships Available: 1 spot