Job Description

Helena is seeking undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the School of Agricultural Sciences or similar educational discipline interested in seasonal internships with our research and development teams. We offer hands on experience with a variety of agricultural crops throughout the Central Valley and Central Coast. Part-time positions are available during the semester and full-time positions are available during the summer.

Helena's research and development interns provide general assistance in setup, implementation and evaluation of efficacy and residue research trials. They also assist other departments with various projects to gain an understanding of Helena's business processes. This intern position offers lots of opportunities for exposure to other departments and team members that work with key clients and companies we provide services for.

What your day may look like

  • Works on assigned projects with different teams. Some of these projects may include: chemical applications, sample collection and evaluating test plots.
  • Assists with calculations for sprayer calibration and application rate.
  • Conducts maintenance duties such as running irrigation and tracking for secondary pests.
  • Completes proper paperwork as needed.
  • Enters data into the computer system.
  • Searches and investigates information contained in files, inserts additional data in file records, completes reports, keeps files current and supplies information from file data or removes files upon request.
  • Types labels and reports.
  • Opens and distributes mail.
  • Maintains a clean work environment both inside and outside the facility by using good housekeeping habits.
  • Other work-related duties as assigned by your leader.
  • Reliable and regular attendance is expected.

Education and experience needed for this position

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Minimum of one year of college is required.

Other skills that will help you succeed

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Valid U.S. driver's license is required.

The work environment and the physical aspects of the job

The work environment for this position is that of a typical outdoor setting in all types of weather conditions with exposure to outdoor elements. When working outdoors and possibly around moving equipment/mechanical parts, the employee may be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, chemical and biological hazards, vibrations and a risk of electrical shock. This position requires you to use your hands for many different tasks and to talk, hear, walk, stand, and sit. You may be occasionally required to lift or move up to 50 pounds.

Who we are

Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC is one of the nation's foremost agronomy solutions providers. We rank near the top nationally in volume and sales for crop production products, fertilizer, custom application, seed and precision agriculture, turf management, industrial weed control, forestry, aquatics and more. As a solutions provider, we help our customers make critical decisions about soil variability, nutrient and water availability, seed selection and pest management. We take pride in working with our growers beyond the sale, helping them in every aspect of their business.

Helena operates under several main business groups -- Helena Products Group, AGRIntelligence, Helena Industries, LLC and Diversified Applications, Inc.

Helena is a special place to be

At Helena, we are family. Our employees take care of each other and support each other at work and in their personal life. Our family-like atmosphere creates a positive work environment that allows our employees to be high-performers because they feel comfort and compassion from their leader and team. Our family-like culture is centered on our successful business model -"People...Products...Knowledge." "People" being the first for good reason. When our employees are treated right and feel cared for, our customers thrive and our business grows.

Helena's commitment to diversity and inclusion

At Helena, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all our employees feel safe, valued and have the opportunity to succeed. We embrace different backgrounds and human experiences because our customers are also diverse. When we all show deep appreciation for each other and our customers it builds trust that strengthens Helena and keeps us competitive.

Helena supports individuals with disabilities and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform job responsibilities.

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Helena is an equal opportunity employer.

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Stayton (OR)-10261

Regular/ Temporary


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