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  • Southern States Marketing Intern

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    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Richmond, VA

    I worked at Southern States

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    Pros

    Awesome company to work for they are very flexible and understanding. Great team members to work with.

    Cons

    Older company so the atmosphere is a bit dry and boring.


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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Southern States (Richmond, VA) in May 2015.

    Interview

    Had a single phone interview that was fairly standard but given by an exceptionally nice HR lady, then had a secondary, face-to-face interview with the same HR lady and my future manager. The face-to-face interview was similar to the phone interview but the manager was dull

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Website www.southernstates.com
Headquarters Richmond, VA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1923
Type Company - Private
Industry Agriculture & Forestry
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Founded to provide affordable, high-quality seed for Virginia farmers, Southern States Cooperative has grown into an agricultural powerhouse, serving its approximately 300,000 member/farmers, mainly in the mid-Atlantic and southern US states. The co-op makes and/or offers just about everything agricultural to its farmer/owners, including animal feed and fertilizer; seed processing; grain marketing; diesel, propane, and home-heating services; wholesale farm supplies; financing, and even bib overalls. Its Southern States and Garden South stores sell farm supplies, garden ... More

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