Finding labor, and qualified labor at that, has been a growing concern in the U.S., especially within the agriculture, commercial fishing and forest products industries. In part one of this three-part series, learn how two operations have partnered with vocational schools to find skilled labor.
Internships provide insight into company culture and can help potentially set you up for entry into a full-time career. Three past Farm Credit East interns explain what helped them stand out from the crowd and land their dream careers.
This summer, Farm Credit East welcomed 16 interns to the team. Our interns always leave a lasting impact through the meaningful work they complete and relationships they build with fellow staff and customers. With summer coming to a close and internships winding down, Jean Gallagher asked three interns to reflect on their summer experience.
Farm Credit East offers a 12-week, paid summer internship program where students can learn about our company and gain insight into the type of career they’d like to pursue. We recently interviewed some Farm Credit East employees who began their Farm Credit career as an intern to find out what they enjoyed most about their experience and what led them to choose us to begin their career. Here’s what they had to say.