Land O'Lakes, Inc. strives to be a good neighbor and contribute to the vibrancy of the many communities it calls home. Land O'Lakes makes financial contributions to support community projects focused on hunger and human services, youth and education and civic and arts. These sponsorships serve the general public and help bring communities together, while also enhancing Land O'Lakes corporate presence where we have members, employees, plants and facilities. The Public Relations department and the Land O'Lakes Foundation are responsible for all financial contributions, sponsorships, and volunteer activities.
As a member of this team, the Community Relations Intern will:
Coordinate the Community Giving Garden program in the Twin Cities and
six other locations. This includes working with employees and local
agencies for volunteer planting and garden care and coordinating produce
harvest and delivery to a local food shelf. In rural locations, the
intern will work with local contacts to assist with creating and
promoting their garden projects.
The United Way campaign in the Twin Cities raises more than a million
dollars to help our communities. As a campaign team member, the intern
will work with the fundraising committee on creating, producing and
promoting fundraising events to raise more than $80,000.
The intern will work with new employees, employee volunteers and
executives on volunteer events such as the new employee breakfast, the
Moo Booth at the Minnesota State Fair, and summer volunteer projects.
The intern will also assist with Foundation programs and other Public Relations projects as needed.
Required (Basic) Experience & Education:
Public Relations, Communications, Experience as a volunteer, preferably in a leadership role
Required Competencies & Other Skills:
Committment to community service, ability to work independently, ability
to communicate effectively through a variety of channels
Preferred Experience & Education:
Preferred Competencies & Other Skills:
Percentage of Travel:
Land O'Lakes, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits
package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement savings
account, tuition reimbursement, PTO, paid holidays, and employee
development opportunities. Land O’Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment
Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O’Lakes,Inc. enforces a
policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment
substance abuse testing.
Intern Program Overview:
During your 12 weeks at Land O'Lakes, Inc., you will be assigned to a
project partnering with your manager and team members to make meaningful
contributions to Land O'Lakes, Inc. During the summer, you will also
have the opportunity to network with other Land O'Lakes, Inc. interns
and utilize your school experience to drive your project to a higher
The Land O'Lakes, Inc. internship program has professional development
events throughout the summer. Past events include: Intern Orientation,
Minnesota Twins games, Segway city tours, community service, BBQs, and
lunches with Land O’Lakes, Inc. executives.
To learn more about Land O’Lakes, Inc., log onto www.landolakes.com
Apply online now.