Summer 2024 Intern - Tech Services - Kansas City
Company: Smithfield Foods
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 12, 2023
Your OpportunityWe Invest in Smithfield's Future by Investing in
Yours. 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
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
Attend developmental training and workshops for the Summer
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. QualificationsTo
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
Must have completed your sophomore year in college.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Experience working with Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint,
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.
Must have the ability to complete required applicable forms in
English, which requires the ability to read and write in English
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit
smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.Why Work at Smithfield Foods? We
are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their
concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company.
PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees
drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and
rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at
Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong
career with training designed to help you advance
professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer
excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time
employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our
culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the
future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va.
since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with
agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs
globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--"
and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated
protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for
more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments
to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and
reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain
by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity
and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our
communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic
brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- ,
among many others. For more information 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
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