Water/ Government Affairs Internship

The Wonderful Company
Shafter, CA, United States
Position Type: 
Internship
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Not Specified

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The Role

Wonderful Orchards is California's largest grower of pistachios, almonds and pomegranates. Headquartered near Bakersfield, CA the company farms 95,000 acres in the Central Valley. Over its many years in operation, Wonderful has demonstrated a strong entrepreneurial spirit of commitment to innovation and growth from its owners, management team and associates.

Position Summary:

Our internships offer hands-on experience with mentorship from experienced professionals! Summer interns are selected to assist department managers in specific operations of the farming business, which are related directly to students' course of study. Interns receive excellent experience to supplement their classroom education.

Student interns for the water/government affairs team will assist managers and directors in various aspects of water resources management and government affairs for Wonderful Orchards, including attendance at meetings and conferences, technical and financial analysis, research and writing, and preparation of presentations. Interns will engage interact with external customers, various departments and management levels including ranch support, accounting, and ranch management.

Requirements: Preferred qualifications: 

  • College upperclassmen (juniors & seniors); Others levels may possibly be considered
  • Interested in an agriculture related career; Agriculture major not required
  • Computer proficient in Word, and Excel, and use of the Internet
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Research and analysis skills
  • Ability to write and present reports as requested

Wonderful Orchards and The Wonderful Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.

Why choose Wonderful?

The Wonderful Company is a successful, entrepreneurial, privately held company with healthy, iconic, authentic brands, and ethical, creative, innovative business practices. We are passionate about sustainability, social responsibility, philanthropy, and wellness -- for our employees, their communities, and consumers around the world.

  • We are harvesting a better world- We use the power of business to make the world a better place.
  • We nourish, naturally- We believe that what you put into your body matters. The most nutritious -- and best-tasting -- foods are those from nature.
  • We play to win- Our employees set ambitious goals and meet challenges with unified purpose and unmatched energy.
  • We act differently- With courage and fearlessness, we are relentless in our quest to inspire healthier. food and beverage choices. As a privately held organization, we have the freedom and the power to make quick and effective decisions.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, its products and core values, visitwww.wonderful.comor follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Wonderful Orchards and The Wonderful Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.