Agribusiness Intern

D & D Commodities Ltd.

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Ontario, CA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Our Garden Segment is seeking a motivated Agribusiness Intern that will have a key role in participating in sales calls, learning the business and industry, as well as taking on 2-3 special projects to then deliver those results and key learnings to upper management.  The tasks and projects provided during this opportunity are designed to further develop core competencies and positive business experiences for the intern.

This position will offer on–boarding and working with a highly experienced, tenured, and hardworking team; a role in interacting with key members of the numerous sales teams; a maximum of 40 hours per week; and if a position is available, the opportunity for career advancement upon graduation.

At Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ: CENT and CENTA), we believe home is at the center of our lives, and our employees are driven by our purpose to nurture happy and healthy homes. Our company is made up of thousands of people across North America, with an emerging footprint across the U.K., Mexico, China and Canada - all dedicated to helping gardens bloom bigger, pets live healthier, and communities grow stronger. We are united by our mission to lead the future of the garden and pet industries…one blade of grass and one wagging tail at a time. Visit our website at to learn more.


  • Dive-in and develop curiosity for the “why’s” in business!
  • Responsible for 2-3 assigned special projects, which will include gathering, compiling, researching, and determining next steps for the business, based on those results.
  • Champion innovative ideas and solutions for continuous improvement within the teams and at the customer level.
  • Provide a weekly write-up of events, projects, and learnings, required at the end of each week. 


  • Junior level student working on a BS in Agribusiness.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated high proficiency in analytical and critical thinking using facts from data via Excel or other insight models.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment and develop relationships across functional groups.
  • High level of energy and sense of urgency; self-starter; strong and effective multi-tasker.
  • Ability to travel between CG&P sales and corporate office locations in the Western part of the United States, as well as ride along and attend sales calls with team leaders and customers.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.