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Big Sky Watershed Corps Member
Big Sky Watershed Corps (BSWC) is an AmeriCorps program that assists Montana’s watershed communities to make a measurable difference in local conservation efforts while strengthening the experience of young professionals.
BSWC members develop and implement climate resiliency initiatives through stream and riparian restoration projects, re-vegetation projects, low-tech process-based restoration, drought planning, water quality/quantity monitoring, riparian fencing, river clean-ups, terrestrial/aquatic invasive species removal, abandoned mine reclamation, beaver mimicry, irrigation infrastructure improvements, watershed inventories and so much more! BSWC members also promote watershed health and natural resource conservation through outreach and education by engaging local communities through lessons in schools, community field days, workshops, trainings, and volunteer opportunities. Overall, BSWC members confront climate change with innovative solutions developed in direct partnership with community organizations and local stakeholders. Check out the Big Sky Watershed Corps Member application here.
- Professional Training/Certification: ArcGIS-Certificate from U.C. Davis; Accredited Experiential Education-Instructor Certification; Principles of Fundraising, Philanthropy & Grant Writing; Communication, Marketing & Outreach Best Practices; Federal, State, and Private Fundraising Strategies & Good Grant Management Workshop; Standard Operating Procedures in Water Quality & Quantity Collection; The Science & People behind Agriculture & Irrigation; Aquatic Invasive Species Monitoring and Education Certification
- Opportunities to network with and shadow experts in the natural resource profession.
- Supportive coaching staff invested in your success.
- Community and connection with other program participants.
- Free access to mental health counseling, medical advocacy, financial assistance, legal assistance,and life coaching.
- Health insurance provided at no cost to you.
- An education award of $6,895 upon successful completion of the program.
- Biweekly living stipend of $1,040
- U.S. citizen, U.S. National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien.
- College degree (B.A./B.S.), preferably in a natural resource related field.
- Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a motor vehicle records check, and ability to providepersonal transportation to worksites, housing and trainings.
Molson Coors Beverage Company Barley Operations Intern
As a Barley Operations Intern you will be part of our Early Talent Program. Our Early Talent Program is Molson Coors’ undergraduate summer internship program, where students are exposed to the beverage industry, engaged in real-world problem-solving, and immersed in social and educational opportunities with other interns. The internship is a full-time summer position from May 6 - August 9 (Canada interns) and May 29 - August 9 (U.S. interns). Check out the Barley Operations Intern application here.
Housing assistance is available to candidates who meet eligibility requirements. Applicants must be an undergraduate student (enrolled in undergraduate courses), during the summer internship, to participate in the Early Talent Program. Interns who successfully complete the Early Talent Program are considered for full-time positions within Molson Coors Beverage Company, upon graduation.
Molson Coors Beverage Company leverages a vertically integrated ag supply chain to
source the most important solid ingredient for our iconic beers – malting barley.
Our direct grower relationships provide a unique opportunity to partner with farms
and understand the challenges in producing high quality malting barley while improving
long term sustainability. Agriculture is evolving quickly at the intersection of technology
and natural systems, striving to produce the most with the least impact. This intern
position will help to begin to explore some of those relationships.
- Utilize ESRI ArcGIS software platform and Survey123 to develop a grower database
- Create dashboards from survey data to communicate trends
- Provide barley grower assistance with entry of agronomic data
- Map barley fields into a geo-spatial database
- Learn about malt barley quality metrics and analysis
- Gain an understanding of sustainability concepts such as soil health and regenerative ag
- Develop knowledge of the malt barley industry in North America
- Learn about the links in a vertically integrated, food ingredient supply chain
The Other Qualifications
- You are pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business, Earth Science, Agroecology, Sustainability, or Crop Science
- Prior coursework, internship or work experience using GIS, GPS, or spatial analysis
- Knowledge of ArcGIS, Survey123, and Microsoft Office tools
- Utilize strong oral communication and computer skills and operate within a team to build customer and stakeholder relationships
AgWest 2024 Pipeline Program
As a member-owned financial cooperative, we help business owners in agriculture, forestry and fisheries secure the financing they need to operate and grow, and the crop insurance they need to protect their livelihoods. Our customers are primarily located in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Nevada, Arizona and California.
AgWest Trainees are expected to become experts in their field over time. When you join us straight out of college, you’ll enter an extensive training program to jump start this process. Combining designated trainers and interaction with experienced professionals, coupled with customer visits, classroom and virtual learning, networking opportunities and hands-on experience, you’ll be prepared to launch your career at AgWest by the end of our Training Program.
- 2024 Trainee Program - ID, MT, OR, WA: General information about the trainee program.
- 2024 Appraiser Trainee (non-licensed) - OR: After six months of training, Appraiser Trainees become Associate Appraisers who dig into market data for specialty agriculture and rural properties to produce objective property valuations and analysis.
- 2024 Crop Insurance Analyst Trainee - Train in ID, Placement in Tempe, AZ: Crop Insurance Analysts are fast-paced and detail-oriented coordinators who provide customers with accurate and timely crop insurance products and services.
- 2024 Crop Insurance Analyst Trainee - Train in ID, Placement in Tulare, CA: Crop Insurance Analysts are fast-paced and detail-oriented coordinators who provide customers with accurate and timely crop insurance products and services.
Tax Policy and Research Economist
To be the nation's most citizen oriented, efficiently administered, state tax agency.
The Montana Department of Revenue administers almost 40 state taxes, property appraisals, alcoholic beverage laws, cannabis laws, and unclaimed property for the state of Montana. The Director's Office Division provides support for the Director and department employees relating to tax policy, legal, human resources, training, enterprise planning, communications and taxpayer assistance, dispute resolution, call center, accounting and budgeting, contracts, facilities and purchasing, and security.
The incumbent performs a variety of duties assigned by management. Duties include comprehensive analyses of problems related to all aspects of established and emerging tax and related economic policy issues such as individual and corporate income taxes, general and selective sales and use taxes, natural resource taxes, property taxes, and other miscellaneous taxes. Develops and manages research, analysis, and information dissemination projects to provide revenue estimation, tax policy analysis, economic research, and analysis, and to prepare departmental reports. The incumbent also participates in the design, implementation, monitoring, and revision of statistical models and databases used in analysis of current and emerging tax policy issues at the federal, state, and local government levels and uses the models to determine impacts on relevant groups of taxpayers and state and local government tax revenues. The position does not supervise other staff.
To be considered for any DOR position, applicants must complete and submit their application online, and upload any required documents. Successful applicants are required to successfully pass DOR tax and background check(s). DOR is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
To be considered for this position, you must complete the state application and your cover letter. Complete online state application here.
Education and Experience
The minimum level needed on the first day of work is
- Master’s degree in economics, mathematics, finance, business administration, statistics, or closely related field and three years of job-related work experience.
- Work experience should be in analytical research and writing research reports
- Preferred work experience includes tax issues. An IAAO certification on hire preferred; must complete IAAO course work within 3 years of hire.
- Other combinations of education and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis.
State Government Affairs (Montana Farm Bureau Federation)
Summary: Position requires a broad skill set and encompasses a range of responsibilities that support the organizational goals of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation. This position is responsible for working with state and local policy makers on issues important to the agriculture industry in Montana, negotiating with lawmakers to achieve positive outcomes for Montana agriculture and engaging Farm Bureau membership in these efforts.
Position is located at the MFBF office in Bozeman, MT and is a permanent, full-time salaried position.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with the Senior Director of Governmental Affairs to organize and conduct lobbying efforts at the state level.
- Engage Farm Bureau members in communicating with local and statewide lawmakers on issues of importance.
- Serve as primary liaison between MFBF and state agencies.
- Work with state agencies and attend legislative interim committee meetings.
- Effectively communicate MFBF policy positions during the legislative session and the interim through public testimony, during meetings and through regular correspondence.
- Manage Voter Voice communication system to activate membership when appropriate.
- Organize and prepare all election materials for MFBF Annual Convention.
- Coordinate and facilitate Farm Bureau PAC, policy development activities and the Campaign Management School.
Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities
- Knowledge and understanding of the mission, goals and organization of Farm Bureau is necessary but not required.
- Previous experience in the field of governmental affairs is necessary.
- Knowledge of agriculture is required; background in production agriculture is helpful but not required.
- Possess strategic and operational understanding of government procedures and processes at the state level and knowledge of public information and government relations concepts, principles, methodology, and techniques.
- Possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to deal credibly and effectively with state leadership, legislators, legislative staff, state agencies, other industry organizations and MFBF membership.
- Ability to exercise judgment, initiative, and independent decision making.
- Ability to research the history, understand technical aspects, and provide detailed analysis of legislation.
- Ability to read and analyze agency rules on diverse topics and develop comments for written and oral submission.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
- Ability to travel in and out of state frequently.
- Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, boards of directors and MFBF membership.
- Possesses strong writing ability and is familiar with writing for blogs, press releases, opinion editorials and official comments on proposed regulations and rules.
Possesses a keen attention to detail and exemplary time management skills.
- MFBF fosters a supportive, fun and creative work environment. Employees are encouraged to utilize their own talents, experience and expertise to grow and develop programs and projects in their purview.
- Work is primarily independent, but must be able to work in a creative, collaborative style with other staff and often be willing to provide input, effort and time into projects and tasks as a group.
- Communication, cooperation, and the ability to work as a team is essential.
Positions with Ranchers Insurance
An insurance agency that helps livestock producers utilize USDA's livestock insurance programs. Specifically, Ranchers Insurance is looking for individuals with agriculture backgrounds who want to work with livestock producers. They are looking for both summer employees and full-time employees.
- Full-Time Openings: We will be interviewing for openings for students who have recently graduated or will graduate this spring. This position is ideal for those interested in working with livestock producers in rural America. We provide base salaries with incentives that result in compensation well above market averages.
The Montana Conservation Corps has a mission of "Inspiring young people through hands-on conservation service to be leaders, stewards of the land, and engaged citizens who improve their communities." We do this through adventure with purpose, with members in a variety of positions that can fit individual, conservation, and community needs. Our corps members say MCC is a great place for personal growth, to learn practical job skills, build confidence, strengthen communication and leadership competencies, and to develop the ability to work well with people from all walks of life.
Living Stipend: $1,040 bi-weekly before taxes
AmeriCorps Education Award: $6,895 upon successful completion of the program
Health Insurance: Provided at no cost
Location: Varies based on host site placement
- Impact of the Program
Sales Representative: SYNLawn is the largest manufacturer and unrivaled innovator of artificial grass in North America with locations worldwide.Positions available in Bozeman MT, Sheridan WY, Gillette WY, and Cheyenne WY. For more information reach out directly to Sarah Meusburger at [email protected] or to Jessica Makoutz at [email protected].
General Employment Opportunities
- American Economics Association: Recruiters look to the AEA Network for high-caliber candidates in economics. Browse the thousands of Economics positions available to you and apply all on one easy site.
- Montana Conservation Fellow: MCC’s Conservation Fellow (CF) program provides opportunities for recent college graduates to gain professional experience in a conservation-related field.
- Cyber Security Positions: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job prospects of cyber security analysts is expected to increase by 28 percent. This is much faster than for any other occupation listed in the U.S. Other occupations are projected to grow between 7 and 13 percent in the same time period.
- Agricultural Sales and Marketing Representative, Northern Ag Network, Position located in Billings, MT.
- Land O' Lakes INC: Specifically WinField United needing customer service, Co-Ops and ag relations and sales positions.
- The Board of Governors and 12 Federal Reserve Banks throughout the country are recruiting recent graduates to fill a number of Research Assistant positions. The positions are full-time, salaried, and offer benefits. To apply go to www.fedeconjobs.org. Candidates must submit separate applications to each Bank of interest.
- Forest Service - Northern Region: Latest Job Information for the Northern Region of the Forest Service.
- First Interstate Bank: Multiple teller, lending and analyst positions available.
- CareerBuilder: Numerous positions available.
- ACE Group: Numerous positions available (closing dates vary).
- Frontline Ag LLC: Multiple positions available, including equipment sales, service technicians, welders,
- National Park Service: Positions available include: Human resources specialist, administrative assistant, digital content specialist and others.
- CommonFont:Solutions consultant and an Engagement manager
- Kansas State Research and Extension: Multiple positions available, including Extension specialists and agents, farm manager,
- AG Careers
- U.S. Dept. of Agriculture: Search Engine.
- Institute for Humane Studies: George Mason University.
- Peace Corps: Numerous positions available.
- Stockman Bank: Multiple positions for tellers and other positions.
- Montana Bankers Association: Multiple positions include Ag/Commercial lender (Havre), commercial loan officer (Bozeman) and others.
- Cargill: Use search engine.
- ZipRecruiter: General job employment website
Career Destinations Summary
"Each year Career, Internship & Student Employment Services at Montana State University conducts a survey to determine placement rates and salary survey information from recent MSU graduates (Summer 2017, Fall 2017, and Spring 2018). Graduates were requested to participate in the survey to provide relevant information regarding the transition from college to career/graduate school. The contents of this document reflect the information gleaned from that effort, demonstrating “life after university“ with regard to employment, graduate school, salary, location, etc."