Perdue Farms, Inc. Research and Development Internship in Salisbury, Maryland
Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies.
Come join us at our Innovation Center for Summer 2022! Our Research and Development Internship offer students hands-on, real-world experience within the company over an 10 - 12 week period. Come experience an inside look in the world of research and development, CPG and food production.
What can you expect from a Perdue summer internship?
Exciting Social, Philanthropic, and Networking Events with other Perdue Interns
Hands-On, Real World Work Experience and a Dedicated Summer Mentor
Travel to Perdue Locations Such as our Innovation Center, Perdue Learning University and Live Production Farms
Interaction with Senior Leadership
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 31, 2021
What You Will Learn & Main Responsibilities
Working with summer mentors learning different aspects of how certain Research and Development areas operate while getting hands-on, real world work experience.
Technical areas may include but are not limited to: Product Development, Process Development, Packaging Development and Sensory Analyses
Will be able to interact with Senior leadership.
Will be able to travel to different company locations such as the Innovation Center, Perdue Learning University and Live Production Farms.
Must be a rising Junior, Senior or Graduate Student currently pursuing a Bachelors, Masters or PhD degree at an accredited university in a relevant field of study. Meat Science, Food Science, Packaging Science or related majors preferred.
Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA or higher
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and able to learn new software
Have strong communication skills, including written and verbal
Must be able to work independently or in teams
3.25 GPA or higher is highly preferred
Completed college-level classes (Meat Science, Food Chemistry, Packaging or similar courses)
Student extra-curricular experiences
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.