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Tyson Foods Intern - Fresh Meats Cattle Buyer in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota

If you are looking to make an impact on a meaningful scale, come join us as we raise the world's expectations for how much good food can do!

Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

SUMMARY: As a Cattle Procurement Summer Intern, you will be responsible for learning the entire cattle procurement process. Throughout the 10 to 12 week period you will be exposed to scalehouse procedures, to include booking loads for local cattle deliveries and keeping an effective book schedule for accuracy in maintaining plant slaughter operations. You will have the opportunity to train in grade and yield kill sheet information, weight docks and other buying procedures. Upon completion of your internship, you will fully comprehend Tyson's buying practices that can position you well for advancement in becoming a Cattle Buyer.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Students will be sourced from a 2 to 4 year college or university program; must be in good standing; Agriculture or Business related majors preferred.

Experience: Previous cattle experience preferred.

Computer Skills: Basic Computer Knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; possess leadership and persuasive selling skills while demonstrating a strong work ethic.

Special Skills: Motivated, self-starter who has the desire to learn from others; ability to work independently or as part of a team; strong problem solving skills; time management and multitasking abilities; strong interpersonal skills.

Position Specific Requirements: This is a 10-12 week Internship and is tentatively scheduled to start middle May and end middle of August. Must be enrolled in a college or university with degree-seeking status. Housing assistance is available for qualified candidates.

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Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

Our team members make the difference. If you are ready to grow your career with an industry leader and want to positively impact the team and community around you, then join us in helping us in raising expectations.

Join us on the journey.

At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!

We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.

We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.

To learn more about our culture, please read Our Purpose.

Tyson Foods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you are unable to apply for career opportunities through use of this site due to an impairment or disability, please contact (479) 290-2478 for further assistance.

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