The Future Of Agriculture Lies Within Our Youth

Internships

River Valley recruits at the top colleges and universities in our area to bring the best new talent to our organization. Our Interns are a part of the team, and gain real-life work experiences and knowledge to apply what they’ve learned in school. In addition to hands-on experience, we also provide training and networking opportunities that enhance their overall experience with us.

For summer internships, we begin the search for candidates in September and October at local career fairs, with offers being extended by December. We hire for both Agronomy Sales roles and Operations team members.

Spring and fall operations internships are also available to gain additional work experience. We begin sourcing for spring internships in February with March-June work needs. We source fall internships in August for October-December work needs.

Intern Tuition Reimbursement Program

In January 2019, River Valley Cooperative replaced its Scholarship Program with an Internship Tuition Reimbursement Program which will provide even more opportunities for area students seeking careers in agriculture. The Tuition Reimbursement Program is available for both Community College Operations Tuition Reimbursement and Sales Intern Tuition Reimbursement, details for both programs are listed below:

Community College Operations Tuition Reimbursement
River Valley Cooperative will offer up to 10 tuition reimbursements in the amount of $500 each, to students pursuing their Associates in Applied Science, with a focus in agriculture. Students are eligible to continue the tuition reimbursement each semester, should they continue to successfully complete River Valley Cooperative's intern work program in that semester, and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicants do not have to be a member of River Valley Cooperative to be eligible. 

Tuition reimbursement candidates are subject to interview, passing pre-employment requirements, be hired by River Valley Cooperative and complete the season to receive funds. Tuition reimbursement recipients must provide a copy of their transcript after successful completion of the following semester. After documentation is received a check will be issued to the college they are attending and deposited into their student account.

Applications are available at www.rivervalleycoop.com/careers. Apply to Operations Intern position.

Sales Intern Tuition Reimbursement
River Valley Cooperative will offer up to 10 reimbursements in the amount of $750 each to Sales Interns who successfully complete the internship. Tuition reimbursement recipients must be enrolling in an agriculture related program and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Applicants do not have to be a member of River Valley Cooperative to be eligible.

Tuition reimbursement candidates are subject to interview, passing pre-employment requirements, be hired by River Valley Cooperative and complete the season to receive funds. Tuition reimbursement recipients must provide a copy of their transcript after successful completion of the following semester. After documentation is received a check will be issued to the college they are attending and deposited into their student account.

Applications are available at www.rivervalleycoop.com/careers. Apply to the Sales Intern position.