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Agricultural Lending Internship

Location:  Texas Farm Credit territory 

Schedule: 8-week program (June 3-July 26, 2024), full-time position, 40 hours per week

Travel: Travel is required. Work-related travel expenses covered by the association.

Company Profile

Texas Farm Credit (TFC) is an agricultural lending cooperative that provides competitive rates, flexible terms, and personal service to farmers, ranchers, rural residents, and agribusiness firms from the Red River to the Rio Grande Valley. As a customer-owned co-op, we operate in our borrowers' best interests and cater to their short and long-term credit needs, with flexible financing solutions and an array of cash management products and services.

Job Scope

The Internship Program will provide a foundation to build a career by spending time with leaders in our organization who will mentor and teach interns about our business and borrowers.  The Program will operate from June 3 to July 26, 2024, and offers experience in a variety of departments and roles including education, experience, and networking opportunities.  Interns will travel throughout our territory to learn all aspects of our operations and job functions. After an introductory travel period, interns will be placed in one of our office locations.  Interns will be given projects and assignments to complete during their internship and may be asked to participate in various events and activities to expose them to more aspects of the Association. This paid internship is up to 40 hours per week for approximately 8 weeks. Applicants will need reliable personal transportation throughout the internship.  Interns will be eligible for mileage reimbursement for work-related mileage. Lodging and other work-related travel expenses will be covered by the association. 

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • College hours and coursework in agriculture, accounting, finance, management, marketing, or a related field
  • Highly motivated with strong communication skills
  • General knowledge of office equipment and systems
  • Basic skill level in Microsoft Office applications

Essential Functions

  1. Assist the department manager with special assignments and projects as needed.
  2. Assist with data entry and research projects.
  3. Work with staff to organize special events.
  4. Assist with the organization of loan closing requirements in compliance with bank and association policies, procedures, and regulations.
  5. Assist with scanning and indexing of electronic documents and loan files.

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