2022 Summer Internship Program
Spokane, WA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job/Internship Description

Northwest Farm Credit Services is currently recruiting college Juniors and Seniors who are interested in internships to explore a career in the financial services industry. Our Internship Program is designed to provide a realistic job preview and insights to the career opportunities and potential that exists at Northwest FCS, primarily in the areas of lending and crop insurance. Interns are assigned to a designated trainer and complete a formal training action plan, exposing them to a variety of positions and areas of our business.

As a member-owned financial cooperative, Northwest FCS helps business owners in agriculture, forestry and fisheries secure the financing they need to operate and grow, and the crop insurance they need to protect their livelihoods. Our customers are primarily located in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. Northwest FCS is a five-time recipient of the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award, and the top scoring large company in the Best Place to Work-Inland Northwest competition five years in a row.

Minimum Qualifications for an Internship with Northwest FCS Include:

  • Junior or Senior status
  • Current pursuit of a Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Ag Economics, Ag Business or related field.
  • Coursework related to at least one of the following: Finance, Accounting, Economics, Farm and Ranch Management, Business Management, Marketing and related courses.
  • Strong communication, analytical and computer skills, and leadership ability demonstrated through involvement in extracurricular activities and / or outside work experience.
  • Completion of the online job application which includes providing an up to date resume and transcripts (unofficial are okay). Cover letters are recommended though not required.
  • An agricultural background is desirable.

Summer 2022 Internships will be located in the following Northwest FCS branches:

  • Salem, Oregon
  • Nampa and Twin Falls, Idaho
  • Bozeman and Missoula, Montana
  • Spokane and other locations in Washington

Interviews will be held on many university campuses following career fairs in October; students selected from these interviews will be given primary consideration for final interviews prior to acceptance into the Internship Program. Northwest FCS representatives will be available at career fairs and other informational sessions at:

  • BYU-Idaho
  • Oregon State University
  • Montana State University
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Montana
  • Utah State University
  • Washington State University

Northwest FCS internships are full-time, paid, and generally last from approximately June through early/mid August. Interns who need to secure temporary housing (due to the location of their internship) will receive an additional housing stipend. We offer a fun and family-oriented atmosphere, many learning opportunities, and have a jeans/appropriate casual company dress code.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

When you apply for a position with Northwest FCS, we collect personal identifiers (from your resume and other application information you submit), such as your name, email address, mailing address, telephone number(s) and employment and education related information. This helps us evaluate job applicants for hiring opportunities, and, communicate with them.

To comply with federal regulations for equal employment opportunity and affirmative action (EEO/AA), we track our applicants by gender, race/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, and the position for which they applied. You will be presented with a voluntary self-identification form as part of this application; we wanted you to know why we collect this information and what we do with it. Please be aware that this information is kept separate from your application, and not utilized in the selection process.

For more information about the information Northwest FCS collects, please see the .

Northwest FCS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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