Intern Program

Founded in 1997, Farm Credit West’s successful Intern Program offers the opportunity for college students to gain valuable on-the-job training in agricultural lending and/or the farm real estate appraisal process. Applications are accepted annually (typically November thru January), please see the section below on how to apply for the internship program.

The 10-week program generally begins at the end of June and runs through the end of August. Selected Interns are paid $18 per hour, and are not eligible for other benefits.

Eligible applicants must be a college Junior or Senior, majoring in agriculture, agribusiness, finance or equivalent. A background in agriculture or agribusiness is preferred. Strong verbal and writing skills, along with proficiency in the use of PC, word processing and selected spreadsheet software are required.

Our north valley offices are located in Woodland and Yuba City. Central valley offices are located in Hanford, Dinuba, Tulare and Bakersfield. Central Coast offices are located in Ventura, Santa Maria and Templeton. Arizona offices are located in Tempe, Yuma, Safford and Imperial (CA).


You can apply for our internships online at,


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.