• Rotational Agricultural Internship

    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/30/2019 2:01 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-2617
    # of Openings
    10
    Location
    Lansing, MI
    Category
    Intern
    Company Name
    MFB, Inc.
    Status
    Intern
    Work Hours
    To Be Determined, 8:00am-4:30pm
    Salary Minimum
    USD $12.00/Hr.
  • OBJECTIVE

    Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding paid rotational internship opportunity with one of Michigan’s top ranked workplaces?  Michigan Farm Bureau Family of Companies is seeking a motivated group of students to join our team!  

     

    During this ten-week rotational internship program, you will rotate through Claims, Underwriting, Marketing, and the Membership activities area of Michigan Farm Bureau for two weeks while receiving a realistic job preview of each area. As an intern, you will receive training and support from managers of each division mentioned above and will have the opportunity to work on various projects. You will also be required to complete a presentation detailing your experience at the end of the summer to Michigan Farm Bureau Family of Companies leadership team.

     

    You will spend time at the beginning and end of the rotation with Human Resources becoming familiar with all areas of the company and working on your final presentation.

     

    All summer rotational interns will also participate in a program of four events with our entire internship team:

    • Intern Meet & Greet – A networking event that will provide the opportunity for interns to meet, collaborate on ideas, and discuss the summer ahead.
    • Farm Visit – Interns will be guided on a tour with a Farm Bureau insured and Michigan Farm Bureau member farmer to learn how the Farm Bureau Family of Companies support agriculture in the state of Michigan.
    • Lansing Lugnuts Day – As proud partners of the Lansing Lugnuts, we’re excited to go ‘NUTS’ cheering on our local team!
    • Capstone Luncheon – Interns will have the opportunity to meet with the Human Resources Department, company managers, directors, and the executive team to discuss summer experiences, program feedback, interviewing advice, and career opportunities with the Farm Bureau Family of Companies.

    About Us

    Michigan Farm Bureau Family of Companies is comprised of Michigan Farm Bureau; MFB, Inc.; the Michigan Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Association, Inc.; Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company of Michigan; Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company of Michigan; and Community Service Acceptance Company.

     

    The purpose of the Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) is to represent, protect, and enhance the business, economic, social and educational interests of our members.  Formed in 1919, MFB is the state's largest general farm organization. That means we represent Michigan's agricultural diversity, from crops and livestock, to fruits and vegetables, greenhouses, forestry and more. We also represent farms of all sizes — small, medium and large — and varying styles of production, including conventional and organic and both indoor and outdoor animal management.

    MFB is the parent organization of the Farm Bureau Family of Companies and is the state's largest general farm organization, with over 40,000 farmer-member families and more than 217,000 total members in 65 county Farm Bureaus.

     

    Farm Bureau Insurance’s Mission Statement is “Protecting the people of Michigan from the risks of everyday life.” The company is dedicated to serving Michigan; and only Michigan. Our company was founded in 1949 by Michigan farmers of Michigan Farm Bureau-who wanted an insurance company that worked as hard as they did, gave honest service, and cared about Michigan's future. Those values still guide us today and are a big reason why we are known as Michigan's Insurance Company, dedicated to protecting the farms, families, and businesses of this great state.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Gain an understanding of key insurance functions through on the job training and development.

     

    Collaborate with department staff to contribute on various processes and projects.

     

    Assist department managers with day-to-day tasks and procedures.

     

    Undertake special assignments as instructed by department manager.

     

    Build relationships with department stakeholders and contribute toward company and department goals.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Must be enrolled at a college or university and have declared a major course of study moving closer to (or working toward) graduation.

    Proven track record as an excellent team player required.

    Outstanding communication and customer service skills.

    Familiarity with computer equipment and software required to complete job functions.

     

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