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Wayzata, MN
10000+ employees
1865
Company - Private
Food Production
$10+ billion (USD) per year
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Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, our privately held company employs 142,000 people in 65 countries. We help customers succeed through collaboration and innovation, and are ... Read more

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    Pros

    Great people with diverse, global team.

    Cons

    At the time much of IT was being outsourced

    Advice to Management

    Look at bringing some level of engineering back in house

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Cargill Photos

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Cargill photo of: wheat gluten plant in Wroclaw, Poland
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Cargill photo of: About 98 percent of Cargill’s employees in Honduras volunteer in their local communities, primarily helping local schools.
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Cargill Interviews

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    Agronomy Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in West Lafayette, IN
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    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Cargill (West Lafayette, IN) in October 2011.

    Interview

    Asked about challenges in our life and how they were solved in a step by step process. The rest seemed conversational.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a challenge and how you overcame that challenge.   Answer Question
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Cargill Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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