Research & Innovation Intern – Champaign, IL
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we?re one of the world?s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with more than 32,300 employees serving customers in more than 160 countries. With a global value chain that includes 428 crop procurement locations, 280 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 39 innovation centers and the world?s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com. Research & Innovation Intern ? Champaign, IL Research & DevelopmentThis is a part time, non-exempt level position.
Position Summary:This part time position is designed for a full time university student with an anticipated graduation date of May 2017 or May 2018 preferred.
The successful candidate will help ADM develop a pipeline of new products. The position will support ADM?s research division in evaluating the market potential for new products and technologies. Job Responsibilities: Perform market research and assess the competitive landscape to help the company evaluate the risks and market potential for new productsGather, analyze and report relevant data under close supervision of ADM?s staffMajor focus will be supporting the development of value proposition to support R&D investments Job Requirements: Must be a full-time student registered at a University pursing a degree in a business related fieldMust have the ability and interest in performing strategic analysisBasic understanding of chemical, food processing, and feed ingredients preferredMBA or an undergraduate degree preferably relevant to chemical, food processing, or feed ingredientsBasic understanding of technology and the business environmentGathering, analyzing and summarizing key data, with the ability to communicate and present the informationIdentifying relevant data sources is essentialAbility to thrive in a team environment is essentialCumulative GPA of 3.0 and above Must be available to work 16 ? 20 hours per week during the academic year, with availability to work 35 ? 40 hours per week during the summer semesterKnowledge of Microsoft Office suite products is necessary Relocation assistance is not available with this position. ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.
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