Students & Recent Grads

Your Best Begins Here

As a company in the business of growing, we nurture young talent – hiring, training, and developing today’s brightest to support tomorrow’s successes. From summer student jobs to career development programs for recent graduates, Richardson is a place where careers grow.


Career Information Sessions

Learn more about career opportunities with Richardson at an upcoming event – virtual or in person at a campus near you.  Or see our current job openings and apply today.

Development Programs

At Richardson, we are proud to have a company culture that encourages employee development and ongoing education. We also know how important it is to provide our employees the tools they need to help them work, learn, and make an impact on the company. Richardson offers four paid, full-time, specialized development programs for recent grads:

  • Agribusiness Development Program: Designed for graduates with an agriculture diploma or degree, this program provides challenging assignments in all facets of the Richardson Pioneer division, including agronomy, agribusiness, grain sales and marketing, crop input sales, and corporate roles.
  • CPA Development Program: Richardson is proud to be one of the first accredited industry employers in Manitoba to support CPA students in earning their designation. This program provides opportunities to advance skills within the finance and accounting fields, expand knowledge on assignment within various teams, and prepare for progressive roles within the company while working towards a CPA designation.
  • Merchandising & Transportation Development Program This program is designed to support graduates of supply chain or logistics programs with hands-on experience sourcing, selling, and shipping Canadian-grown grains and oilseeds. This program includes an opportunity to work in operations at a rural Richardson Pioneer Ag Business Centre.
  • Operations Development Program: This multifaceted three-year program provides exposure to manufacturing and processing operations with in-depth plant and equipment experience in a hands-on operational environment. The program also offers exposure to key areas within Richardson’s wide network and various business divisions.

Our Stories

Curious about working with Richardson? Check out the stories below to see why these employees chose a career with us.

Teamwork built his career in merchandising.
She found her passion in agronomy.
Operations offered him new opportunities.
Relocation opened doors for Kendra.
She's on her way to earning her CPA.

Your Best Begins Here

For many students and new grads, their best begins at Richardson. Get an insider look at a “Day in the Life at Richardson” or watch these mini documentaries to learn more about working at Richardson.