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Intern Opportunities

Kossuth County offers many internship opportunities, many of which turn into full-time careers. Students come to Kossuth County from local colleges and state universities for internships between 6 to 12 weeks. Interns leave knowing far more about the actual businesses than they could ever have learned in the classroom. Internships give students an opportunity to experience a variety of occupations in one employment setting through actual participation and observation of the business' daily activities.

If you are looking for available permanent or temporary job opportunities in Kossuth County, visit the Job Opportunities page under Workforce & Business Resources

Positions shaded in gray have been filled.

Kossuth County Intern Program - Summer 2017 Intern Job Openings
Company Name
Contact Name
Contact Number
Number Of Positions
Timeframe
Position
Job Description
Kossuth County Engineer’s Office Doug Miller

515-295-3320

engineer@co.kossuth.ia.us
One, Possibly two. Summer of 2017 Part Time Summer Help, Civil Engineer Intern, Civil Engineer Tech Intern

This position is an excellent opportunity for a student to obtain experience in road and bridge maintenance and construction as well as office work related to transportation infrastructure management.  Employee will be required to complete some physical work, including sampling, aggregate, Portland cement concrete and hot mix asphalt.  Employee should work well with others, have good computer and communication skills.  Possession of a valid drivers license is required.

Algona Upper Des Moines

Alan Van Ormer

515-295-3535

1 June through August

Writer

Writing feature and news stories, take photographs and possibility of layout and design of newspaper.

Aluma

April Braun

515-885-4969 Direct line

Or email: April.Braun@alumaklm.com

1 Summer Months

CAD or

Engineering

CAD or

Engineering

Country Maid

Molly Clark
Marketing

Darin Massner
IT Intern

Mike Springer
Maintenance

515-887-6243

1-Marketing

1-IT Intern

1-Maintenance

Late May through college start time

Marketing, IT and Industrial Engineering-Maintenance

To view job description for Marketing and how to apply visit: http://www.countrymaid.net/openings

Contact Darin Massner for IT Intern

Contact Mike Springer for Industrial Engineering Maintenance

DuPont Pioneer – Algona Research Station

JoAnn Harren

515-295-7283 x136

2 May-August

Research Summer Student Assistant

DuPont Pioneer is seeking a Research Summer Student Assistant to participate in a 3-month opportunity designed to give broad based exposure to the day-to-day activities of a breeding program. Assistants in the program will be expected to participate in all aspects of the research center's activities including planting, plot maintenance, pollination, data collection, and possibly harvesting and could travel to other locations to help on specific field related tasks. Position duration is May to August 2016.

Education and Experience College Sophomore or Junior standing, majoring in Agronomy, Plant Physiology, Plant Pathology, Genetics, or a related field. Agricultural background beneficial.

Competencies
Individual must display a high degree of self-motivation, self-initiative, and ability to work well with others. Good communication and interpersonal skills along with strong computer aptitude are essential.

Emmetsburg Reporter & Democrat

 

Dan McCain

712-852-2323
dmccain@emmetsburgnews.com

1 Full-Time

May/June, July/August

Advertising Sales Associate

Wanted Advertising and Marketing Associate to join our sales team.  Our Sales Associates work with a variety of established clients in Emmetsburg and around the Palo Alto County.
Candidates must be creative, detail oriented, outgoing and able to meet weekly deadlines. The ideal applicant will build relationships and give our customers top notch service.  This is a full time position with benefits.  Send your resume to: The Reporter and The Democrat
PO Box 73
1122 Broadway Ste. B.
Emmetsburg, Ia 50536 or email your resume to:dmccain@emmetsburgnews.com

Iowa State Bank

 

Brianna Marso

515-295-3595

1

May/June, July/August

General Banking
Position Filled

Exposure to all aspects of banking including teller functions, loan support, marketing, etc.

Horizons Unlimited

 

Paige Metzger

712-852-2211

1

Anytime - Flexible to fit Intern's time requirements

Job Coach Intern or Day Hab Intern or combination

  • Assist with the implementation of community integrated Day Habilitation programs.
  • Assist Horizons' members with meeting their program goals.
  • Assisted with job coaching an individual in the community.
  • Learn the job development and placement process for individuals seeking jobs in the community.
Interns can customize their job to fit their internship requirements and focus on the skills they desire to learn.

Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation

 

Maureen Elbert

515-295-7979

2

Summer months

Office Assistant
Position Filled

Typing, filing, answering telephone, data entry, update mailing lists and emails, work on newsletters, and assist with summer intern program.

Kossuth Regional Health Center

Laura Curry, Human Resources Assistant

515-295-4606

4

May through early August

Occupational Therapy (2)

Maintenance (1)

Public Relations(1)

2-Occupational Therapy 20 hrs a week.

1-Maintenance 20-30 hrs a week; lawn mowing, outdoor work, painting, etc

1-Public Relations 20 hrs a week; public relations, communication activities, marketing, writing, and design

MaxYield Coop

 

Diane Streit

515-887-7211

9

Summer Months

Variety of Ag-related internships
Position Filled

Internships in Grain, Client Relstions, Commnications, Sales and Agronomy.

Northwest Bank

 

Pat Berte

515-295-7271

1

May - August

Customer Service Representative
Position Filled

Assist customers of the bank with general banking transactions and customer service tasks.

Smithfield

 

Rose Kain

515-295-7570 X42413

2

June - August

Production Interns
Position Filled

Work with Territory Managers assisting with our grower base. Gain understanding of and ability to implement company systems. Develop and establish rapport/relationships with all personnel and management.

 

 

 


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Maureen Elbert, Executive Director
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