Summer 2021 Intern - Operations in Sioux Falls SD

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Smithfield Foods
Title: 
Summer 2021 Intern - Operations
Date: 
03/27/2021
Job ID: 
15190
Location: 
Sioux Falls SD
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Intern - Manufacturing
Job Locations
US-SD-Sioux Falls US-VA-Smithfield-North Plant US-NC-WilsonYour Opportunity

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The Smithfield Foods internship program offers students a paid opportunity to work in an environment that fosters real-life experiences, explores career options, and applies your education. You will become a part of key management meetings and participate in meaningful projects. Our goal is to provide a working environment that not only encourages creativity, but offers equality, diversity, mutual respect and productivity. Our summer internships are typically 10 weeks.



Our Summer Internship roles will be based in various locations across the country and offer potential travel opportunities. You will have exposure and the opportunity to broaden your skills through impactful work, mentored relationships, and will gain real world exposure to different disciplines on Smithfield's team.
Core Responsibilities
  • Focus on assignments and projects within your identified track
  • Complete Learning Plan and master the skills and tasks identified
  • Attend team and customer meetings within your functional area
  • Develop and execute process and procedures to alleviate challenges within your functional area
  • Create formal proposals and presentations to various levels of management
  • Attend developmental training and workshops for the Summer Internship Program
  • Cross-Collaborate with current interns on a summer project
  • Present during End-of-Summer Presentations to Executive Leadership, Management and Peers

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
  • Agribusiness, Meat Science, Food Science, Animal Science or related major.
  • Must have completed your sophomore year in college.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, and AutoCAD.
  • Willingness to learn and work in a team environment.
  • Proactive thinker and self-motivated.
  • Strong time, project, and organizational management skills.
  • The ability to work independently.
Careers and Benefits

To learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits


About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 40,000 U.S. and 15,000 European employees are dedicated to producing \"Good food. Responsibly.®\" and have made us one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including many industry firsts, such as our ambitious commitment to cut our carbon impact by 25 percent by 2025. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan's Famous®, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
EEO/AA Information

Smithfield, is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.
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