Information Technology Co-op

by Cargill Canada

Position Type: Internship
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jul 04, 2022
Cargill Canada

Job Description

Information Technology Co-op 

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Application

All candidates must complete Cargill’s online application prior to interviewing. Below you will find a link that will direct you to complete the application for this position. To be considered for employment with Cargill, you must apply online and complete the entire application process, along with an e-signature. Please complete your application as soon as possible.

Internships at Cargill

Imagine an internship where you get the chance to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a real-life environment and then multiply that tenfold. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse internship programs in the industry. During the internship, you will tackle real challenges, cultivate your curiosity, have client exposure, enjoy both personal and team accomplishments and have your initiative acknowledged along the way. You will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce.

Information Technology Co-op

The Information Technology Intern/Co-op is responsible for day to day IT support. This includes but is not limited to level 1 program and plant support, taking calls, assisting end-users and communicating with the service desk. Assist with installation and maintenance of computers, servers, network hardware and software.

Principle Accountabilities

45 % Support plant operations with level 1 hardware and software support; answer end-use calls, and determine support required and assist when appropriate

35 % Assist service desk with assigned incidents and provide technical support to employees using software packages on the network; investigate, identify, and resolve hardware and software problems for PC’s and servers

10 % Assist with installation and maintenance of new computer/network hardware and software; ensure the Altiris inventory system is current and apply information protection standards to PC’s and servers

10 % Assist with special projects, which may include server refresh or web development; install and configure software and hardware

Internship Programming
  • Cargill offers both housing assistance and relocation reimbursement to co-ops who qualify (based on mileage)
  • Co-ops are paid and are at least 4 months in duration
  • Day–to-day transportation to and from work is the responsibility of the intern.
  • Students who demonstrate exceptional performance and a curiosity to learn more may be offered a full-time position for the following year.
Job Locations

London, ON

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Information Technology from an accredited program graduating between December 2023 and May 2025.
  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Able to complete a 4 or 8 month co-op starting in September 2022
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in hardware support
  • Experience in client support
  • Overall 3.0 GPA or higher
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With more than 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at

Cargill is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing accommodation to our job applicants with disabilities.