Drone Application Internship


About The Equity

The Equity is an independent cooperative headquartered in Effingham, Illinois and has over 500 employees. Our market area currently includes 19 locations and covers South-Central Illinois and Southwest Indiana. The Equity has five divisions including: Agronomy, Grain, Feed & Livestock, Energy, and Retail Store, plus a Precision Agronomy dealership. The Equity’s mission is to deliver value to our customers through operational excellence, providing information, exploring opportunities, and supporting profitable roles for producers. Our core values, profitability, customer focus, constant improvement, integrity, and accountability have led to our success. These core values will continue to keep our company strong into the future. We hold sacred our brand promise of offering the best products, latest technology, and high-quality service, done right!

About the Position

The Equity, with Green Creek Drones, is seeking Drone Application Interns who are pursuing a degree(s) in Agronomy,  Crop Science, Agriculture Business, Agriculture Technology, or related fields. Candidates with strong analytical and technical skills, combined with a passion for agriculture, should apply.

This internship will provide the opportunity to see the on-farm usage of ag technology. Internship experiences will include, but are not limited to:

  • Obtain FAA Part 107-Remote Pilot certificate to commercially fly drones
  • Acquire applicable Pesticide Licensing for aerial application
  • Read and interpret maps to locate specific fields and field borders
  • Communicate clearly with growers, other drone pilots, and ag retailer
  • Keep a strong attention to detail in logging application notes
  • Hands on experience with ag tech drones
  • Physical demand including lifting objects up to 50 pounds
  • The nature of the business may require extended hours 

Reports to

Green Creek Drones Manager

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time.

How to Apply

Submit resume and job application to Tony Weber at Tony.Weber@GreenCreekDrones.com 

For more information about the Drone Application Internship, please contact Tony Weber via email at Tony.Weber@GreenCreekDrones.com

Effingham Equity shall not be liable for, shall not pay, and expressly rejects and disclaims any and all responsibility or liability for any commission, expense, fee or cost claimed or charged by any recruitment or employment agency, firm, or company in connection with the employment of any candidate selected by Effingham Equity for the position described above unless a written contract is executed by Effingham Equity and such employment agency, firm or company before Effingham Equity makes an offer of employment to such candidate.

Company Size201-500
Job SegmentFull-Time, Operations, Production, Agronomy
Nearest Major MarketChampaign, St. Louis, Terre Haute, Decatur

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