Agribusiness and Applied Economics


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Be sure to register with NDSU's Career Center to find more opportunities. More information is available on the NDSU Career Center page.

Students may gain practical work experience and may earn up to 6 credits through Internship or Cooperative Education. Students should register for AGEC 397 or ECON 397 through the NDSU Career Center Internship Program. See your advisor for details or contact the NDSU Career Center Internship Coordinator at 701-231-7111.

Current Listings for Internship

USDA, ERS, Student Trainee

Leaf River Ag Services, Wadena MN  - Summer Intern

Basin Electric Bismarck ND - internship

USDA summer internship - Aug 24 - Dec 9, Administrative Office Intern

Peterson Farms Seed - Marketing Communications nternship

AroundCampus - Outside Sales Internship

USDA Rural Development, North Dakota Internship

E.W. Wylie Corporation - Intern

Progressive Ag Marketing, Commodity Broker Interhsip

National Cattlemen's Beef Association - Public Policy Internship

Anchor Ingredients - Merchandising Interns

USDA - Summer Internship (Sunflower Research)

Wakefield Port - summer internships

Ostlie's Sunnyside Acres - Farm Internship

Wensman Seed - Product Manager Internship

Yucatan Farm Company - Farming Internship

Kilbourne Group - Accounting Intern

Kilbourne Group - Human Resources Assistant

Kilbourne Group - Marketing

Kilbourne Group - Office Support

Kilbourne Group - Communications Manager

American Crystal Sugar Company - Agriculture Internship

Cavalier Air Service - Ag Sales/Agronomy Position

National Rural Utilities - Agribusiness & Applied Economics Coop Internship

Scheresky -  Crop Scout, Warehouse Assistant Manager

Cargill - Commodity Merchant Intern 2014

Embden Grain Company - Elevator Business

North Country Ag Services - UAV Crop Scouting Intern

CME Group, Agricultural Commodity BLM Internship

Blue Flint Ethanol, Commodities Internship

Beltsville Agricultural Research Center - Internships

Jennie-O Turkey Store - Internship

ND Dept of Agriculture - Student Internship

ND Dept of Agriculture - Non NDSU Credit Internship

National Cattlemen's Beef Association - Public Policy Interns

T-T Ranch - Farm/Ranch Internship

CenUSA = Bioenergy Research Internship Experience

CHS - Merchandising Intern

CoBank -  Summer Internship Program

Bunge North America - Crop Scout Intern

Morgan&Myers Communication Intern Information Brochure or Application

John Deere Financial

West Central Research and Outreach Center

Koch Internship Program

Freeman Indonesia Nonprofit Internship Program (FINIP)

Economics for Equity and the Environment Network

AgStar Financial Services

Lloyd Nobel Scholars

R.J. O'Brien - Broker Training Internship Program

American Farm Bureau Federation

NDSU Career Center On-Campus Recruiting Link

Kraft Foods Production Summer Internships -current

 Cargill Farm Service Center Operations Manager Intern - ongoing

Poultry Industry Internship

American Farm Bureau Federation

Monsanto Internships


Resources for the Future Fellowships and Internships

The following employers are looking for students on an ongoing basis.

Magnum Logistics

MAGNUM is an asset based logistics company located in Fargo, North Dakota. MAGNUM LOGISTICS, our logistics division utilizes our truckload, LTL and warehousing divisions along with services of other companies developed through strategic alliances to create innovative solutions for partners in North America.

This is an opportunity to learn with a rapidly growing third party logistics company that utilizes state of the art systems, electronic commerce and creativity to develop unique solutions for our customers.


DUTIES: Work on special projects as directed. Projects include lane analysis, carrier analysis, bid packages and load activity reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS: We prefer an individual working towards a degree in Logistics, Industrial Technology or Business Administration. You should be comfortable using PC's in a windows based environment.

HOURS: This is a part time position (3 to 4 hours) per day. The hours can be flexible to meet your schedule. Our working hours are 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Summer positions are also available.

If you are interested in a position that will provide an excellent introduction to the Logistics and transportation industry as well as use your computer and analytical skills, call Loren Haagenson @701-297-6332 or email us at

1817 Great Northern Drive, P.O. Box 2023 Fargo, ND 58107-2023

Listserv for Possible Internships

Here is the listserv for possible internships through the Communication Department at NDSU, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. If an Agriculture major is also studying communication, they may be interested.

Address e-mail to:
In the body of the e-mail include just one line:
SUBSCRIBE NDSU-COMM-INTERNS yourfirstname yourlastname

The contact person coordinating these internships is Julie Gowin

Agribusiness and Applied Economics majors can enroll for one semester or a summer session for Agribusiness and AgEc 496 credits (up to five credits) during their Junior or Senior year when working with an approved organization. The academic credits are granted for academic performance in conjunction with an organized work experience rather than work experience per se and do count toward the 128 credits required for graduation. See "Guidelines for Agribusiness and Applied Economics 496 Field Experience Program" for details.




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