Country View Family Farms is part of a Pennsylvania tradition reaching back six generations and over 120 years as the hog production and procurement division of the Clemens Food Group. We pride ourselves on being a trusted producer of wholesome pork and operating in a way that honors the Lord Jesus Christ through ethics, integrity, and stewardship. CVFF is committed to a modern agricultural system that keeps the environment, food supply and our animals healthy. Our sustainable, eco-driven practices, and dedication to locally driven family farms attracts marquee brand customers. From farm to table we believe in keeping things simple yet state-of-the-art. We are always looking to do what is right for our pigs, our people and the environment.
Position Overview: CVFF’s Sow Production team is excited to offer a summer internship program for the summer of 2020. This position will work closely with our team and learn about our hog production practices. The internship will take place in Indiana. The individual will work with CVFF to complete tasks such as but not limited to the following:
Training and certification of basic processes and procedures at a commercial sow farm.
Work with our farm team to complete daily tasks and implement learned skills.
Complete certification in basic skills in both our breeding and farrowing departments.
Participate in leadership activities both on & off farm
Gain a perspective of entire business from farm to fork through tours, meetings and trainings throughout the summer.
Access to a reliable vehicle
This is a full time, paid, 10-12 week position (35-40 hours per week) for summer of 2020.
Work will be completed primarily on farm, with additional hands on experiences at our CVFF office and in the field.
Intern will work on various projects both with and without supervision following training.
Intern will be responsible for completing an assigned project(s) and presenting this to senior leadership at the conclusion of the summer.
Start date will be Mid-May to Early June.
Qualities of Ideal Candidate:
Interest in pursuing a career or gaining experience in a real-world swine production position
Junior/Senior. Sophomores may be considered.