Wine and Viticulture

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Submission #1323

Farm Management Intern
Bee Sweet Citrus
Fowler, CA
Bee Sweet Citrus, Inc. is a grower, packer, and shipper of citrus and is a leader in today’s agriculture industry. Bee Sweet Citrus Inc. is a family owned and operated company, providing over 10 different varieties to its consumers. Located in the heart of California’s Central Valley, Bee Sweet Citrus, Inc. is focused on innovation, sustainability, and customer satisfaction.
$16.50 per hour
Bee Sweet Citrus is seeking an optimistic, committed, and motivated student who is currently studying Agriculture Business (or related degrees), to engage in the management of its fresh citrus production lines or farming operations. This internship will require a minimum of 20 hours a week, in order to obtain the wide-ranging experience needed to succeed in this internship. Internships typically last three months, however, this internship may be extended based on your 90-day evaluation.
- Understanding of plant agronomy
- Know how to communicate with team members
- Knowledge of different types of soils, water, fertilizers and tree health
- Must be organized
- Must understand farm equipment
- Must be hands on
- Be able to work effectively within a team
- Must have computer skills and know how to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

Required Skills/Abilities
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred
- Must have a clean driving record
- Must be able to follow our Fleet Safety Program and Policies
- Knowledge of basic computer skills
- Understanding of quality standards and health and safety regulations
- Ability to work effectively and efficiently independently and in a team setting
- The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand
- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong

Physical Requirements
- Must be able to think rationally and apply logic during high-stress situations
- Exercise a variety of tasks, sometimes simultaneously
- Use arms to reach and hands to grasp and manipulate large and small objects.
- Stand for long periods at a time
- Work with, and/or in close proximity to, equipment with moving mechanical parts.
- Work outdoors in diverse weather conditions
- Lift, push and/or pull objects whose weight may exceed fifty pounds.

- Enrolled in an accredited university or college
- AG Business majors or related degree

Pay Offered/Benefits
- $16.50 per hour
- Health wellness program that covers regular doctor visits, eye exams, etc. with only a minor copay
- Scholarship Opportunities
Stephanie Carrillo
Human Resource Manager
Bee Sweet Citrus, Inc.
559-834-5345 Ext. 202

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