Intern Appraisal at Compeer Financial

Posted in Other 29 days ago.

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Location: Mankato, Minnesota





Job Description:
Position Overview:
This internship will assist with chattel evaluations and market surveys, as well as obtain and analyze sales data information to accurately plat legal descriptions for sales and plat subject properties. This is a paid internship; however, students must provide their own housing and transportation. Business related transportation and expenses will be paid by the organization.

Essential Functions:
  • Collect and analyze sales information to support appraisals and asset valuation.
  • Assist appraisers with property inspections.

Minimum Qualifications & Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Working towards completion of bachelor's or associate's degree in agricultural business, business administration, finance or economics.
  • Agricultural background required, with knowledge of agriculture economics and farm practices.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of values of machinery and equipment, typical to agriculture in the area.
  • Computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook), client databases and industry software (Facts, FEM or equivalent).

Position Overview:

The primary purpose of this internship position is to conduct chattel evaluations and market surveys. The individual will collect and analyze sales information to support appraisals and asset valuation. They will be responsible for ensuring appraisal costs are handled in the most cost effective manner assuring cost competitiveness as it applies to the loan origination process. Desired experience/skills:
  • working towards completion of bachelor's or associate's degree;
  • agricultural background required, with knowledge of agriculture economics and farm practices;
  • strong oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines;
  • knowledge of values of machinery and equipment, typical to agriculture in the area;
  • computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook), client databases and industry software (Facts, FEM or equivalent).


On July 1, 2017 AgStar Financial Services, Badgerland Financial and 1st Farm Credit Services joined together as Compeer Financial, strengthening our commitment to the agricultural community.

Compeer Financial, headquartered in Sun Prairie, WI, exists to champion the hopes and dreams of rural America like never before. If you are interested in empowering those in agriculture and rural communities to achieve their goals and expand their possibilities, we invite you to learn more about our organization. We are looking for innovative, dynamic and collaborative team members to join our team.

We offer great benefits including:
  • Competitive base salary
  • Health insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.)
  • 401k (3% Compeer contribution & up to an additional 6% match)
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays
  • Educational assistance
  • Training and development programs
  • Qualified candidates please apply online at www.compeer.com/careers.

Compeer Financial is 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.