IS Internship – Land O’Lakes – Summer 2012

Requisition Number: 3374

Job Title: IS Internship

Function: Internships

Position Location: MN-Arden Hills-4001

Territory (if applicable):

Corporate Business Unit: Corporate encompasses the core operational support for all Land O’Lakes businesses. It includes Business Development Services, Corporate Market Strategy and Communications, Finance, Law, Human Resources, Information Technology and Public Affairs.

Position Purpose: The position is within the Information Systems application delivery and support function. The primary purpose is to provide application design, development, and support for business applications. Position will perform business analysis and design, work with relevant technologies, configure and develop systems to meet business requirements, interacting regularly with business customers. Activities include:

Gather and understand business and project requirements

Research, investigate, evaluate and assist in the process of providing application solutions that facilitate the delivery of application functionality to business users.

The potential business application areas include, but are not limited to, Finance and Accounting, Distribution, Manufacturing and Marketing.

Required (Basic) Experience & Education: Currently in pursuit of Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or relevant field.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work on cross functional teams.

Understanding of software and application design, development and project management principles.

Aptitude for technology and business process experience desirable.

Required Competencies & Other Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills with customer service focus.

Requirements gathering, troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

Desire to work in a fast paced collaborative work environment leveraging technology to solve business problems.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel).

Preferred Experience & Education: Exposure to application development methodologies and / or tools such as JAVA, .JAVASCRIPT, NET, C#, SQL, SharePoint or other comparable development tools.

Preferred Competencies & Other Skills:

Percentage of Travel:

Intern Program Overview: During your 12 weeks at Land O’Lakes, Inc., you will be assigned to a project partnering with your manager and team members to make meaningful contributions to Land O’Lakes, Inc. During the summer, you will also have the opportunity to network with other Land O’Lakes, Inc. interns and utilize your school experience to drive your project to a higher level.

The Land O’Lakes, Inc. internship program has professional development events throughout the summer. Past events include: Intern Orientation, Minnesota Twins games, Segway city tours, community service, BBQs, and lunches with Land O’Lakes, Inc. executives.

To learn more about Land O’Lakes, Inc., log onto http://www.landolakes.com .

Land O’Lakes, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement savings account, tuition reimbursement, PTO, paid holidays, and employee development opportunities. Land O’Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O’Lakes,Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Visit the Land O’Lakes career site, serach for Requisition Number: 3374, to apply for this internship, of follow this direct link.

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