Requisition Number: 2019-009
Job Title: Marketplace Intern (12 Week Internship)
City: Jefferson City
State: MO

Posting Start Date: 9/4/2019
Posting End Date: 11/2/2019

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Marketplace Intern (12 Week Internship)

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Description/Job Summary

FCS Financial's College Internship Program - 12 Weeks

FCS Financial's agricultural/rural lending and related financial services internship is Unique-Rewarding-Memorable!!

The Marketplace Internship is designed to expose the student to all areas of the company.  Working with several mentors, interns learn the components of the lending process, from meeting the customer and taking application, through credit analysis and decision, to appraisal and loan closing.  Additional time will be spent on learning credit fundamentals and credit philosophy.  The intern spends a few weeks at our Central Office in Jefferson City, Missouri.  They will also spend majority of their time working in various branch locations with the local staff and regional specialists to experience first-hand level of service and personal relationships we have with our customers.

In the appraisal function, interns learn the process of appraising real and chattel properties from a state certified real estate appraiser, experienced collateral valuators and chattel valuators.  Appraisals are done for in-house loans and for non-FCS loans (so FCS collects a fee for the service).  Appraisers blend written communication and technology skills with interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently.  Their duties involve working outside and in an office.

With the risk management staff, interns learn the variety of risk management options offered by FCS.  We market, sell and service crop insurance, livestock insurance and life insurance.  This area of related services complements our commercial and real estate loan products.

Interns also complete one or more projects identified by FCS that are hands-on in nature and designed to add value to the company.  Presentations to the Board of Directors, senior leadership, mentors and other staff are done in late July prior to the end of the internship.

***Marketplace Interns are assigned to one of our three teams.  Team #1 is located in Northern Missouri.   Team #2 is located in Central Missouri.  Team #3 is located in Southern Missouri.***

Applications will be accepted until Friday, November 1, 2019, for the 2020 Summer Internship Program.

This position is classified as Non-Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Department:   Marketplace Services      

Reports To:  Vice President, Human Resources

Supervises:   None


  • General knowledge of FCS Financial
  • General knowledge of the agricultural industry
  • General knowledge of agriculture/rural communities
  • General knowledge of financial services industry
  • General knowledge of basic financial/accounting terms and applications
  • Skill in using Microsoft technologies including e-mail, word and spreadsheet processing
  • Oral and written communication skills sufficient to discuss a variety of job-related topics, and to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences
  • Responsible to appropriately protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the Association’s systems and data and clients’ data

Required Skills

  • College sophomores, juniors, first semester seniors, or graduate students
  • Desired degree programs are Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Animal Science, Agronomy, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Communications, General Agriculture, Business, Finance
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
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