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Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Cargill Eddyville (Iowa) and Cargill Wahpeton (North Dakota) corn milling facilities invite students in to tour and talk with engineers and chemists regularly.  One student is selected each summer to intern at the site. Cargill Wahpeton financially supported the building of an innovation lab at the local high school, encouraging students to enhance their STEM skills through fun, hands-on experiences.

Cargill St. Clair (Michigan) and Cargill Watkins Glen (New York) salt facilities partner with the Marysville Public Schools District and the Cooperative Extension Association respectively to help students explore STEM careers through hands-on, team-based experiences in the design, building and programming of robots. In addition, students use computers to create promotional materials, maintain social media and online communications, and manage business related expenses related to the robotics program.

Cargill Fort Collins (Colorado) edible oils and sauces facility partners with University of Northern Colorado Foundation to boost the STEM aspirations and achievement levels of Colorado’s high school juniors and seniors through its Frontiers of Science (FIS) Institute, a 6-week summer program. FIS help students learn, study, and see first-hand what scientists and engineers actually do in their life’s work through interactions with these professionals.