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Northeast Farm Credit (Financial Services) Summer Internship Program (Annual, ongoing)
Position's Title
Northeast Farm Credit (Financial Services) Summer Internship Program (Annual, ongoing)
Number of Openings
Who We Are:

If you cultivate, breed, process or bring agricultural products to market, turn to Farm Credit East for the financial solutions you need to meet your goals.

Farm Credit East at a Glance:

95 years of lending to Northeast agriculture, in good times and bad.

The # 1 financial services cooperative for the Northeast agricultural industry.

Serving people involved in the business of agriculture, including farmers, nursery and greenhouse operators, forest products businesses, fishermen, lobstermen, part-time growers, agribusinesses and country home owners.

12,000+ customers in our six-state territory: New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New Jersey.

A leader in farm legislation and land preservation.
$4.35 billion in loans to capitalize ag businesses.

Part of the national Farm Credit System, which was founded in 1916 to promote the growth and prosperity of agriculture throughout the United States.

A full range of credit services.

Financial services that enhance productivity and profitability.

Patronage dividend program, which typically reduces the average interest rate.

Proud sponsors of dozens of agricultural, community and civic activities, including: FFA Star Farmer, New England Green

Pastures, The New England Ag Export Showcase, Cornell Dairy Fellows, Century Farm Awards and agricultural leadership programs throughout the Northeast.

College scholarships annually.

Job Objectives:

Developing a basic understanding of credit and financial services provided by Northeast Farm Credit.

Providing technical assistance to credit representatives and


Northeast Farm Credit interns learn how to make and service loans and deliver quality financial services to farm, forestry and timber businesses, agribusinesses, and other rural residents. Responsibilities include: compiling and inputting data for financial analysis, trend analysis, preparing loan-servicing documents such as narratives or applications, assisting with relationship management, collecting sales register and appraisal data, such as soil maps, tax maps or building plats; searching courthouse records for personal property liens and judgements; and assisting with updating collateral values. Inters will work with financial service representatives to gain a complete understanding of the comprehensive range of financial services offered to our customers.

Interns will assist branch office managers, loan officers and financial service representatives with a variety of projects and assignments in order to gain an appreciation for a typical Farm Credit employee's workday.

Principle Accountabilities: Under full supervision, interns are accountable for: Lending, Relationship Management, Financial Services, Appraisals, Marketing, Member Relations.


Required Skills
Interns should have a current knowledge of farm livestock and commodity prices, markets, farm methods and machinery, farm supply and labor prices, and soil management practices. Courses in agri-economics with basic accounting credits are beneficial.
Farm Credit Career Development Program
240 South Road
Enfield, CT 06082-4451
Contact Person
Briana Beebe, Director of Recruiting & Retention
1.800.562.2235 or 860.741.4376 -
Human Resources Office
For additional information, contact:

Career Services Center
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
375 Church Street
North Adams, MA 01247-4100