Seasonal Internship - Operations - Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Sioux Falls, SD 
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Seasonal Internship - Operations - Sioux Falls, South Dakota
ID 2022-23703
Job Locations US-SD-Sioux Falls
Category Intern/Trainee
Type Intern
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shift All Shifts
Job Locations
US-SD-Sioux Falls
Your Opportunity

We Invest in Smithfield's Future by Investing in Yours.

The Smithfield Foods seasonal internship program offers students a paid opportunity to work in an environment that fosters real-life experiences, explores career options, and applies your education during school breaks and even part-time opportunities if your academic schedule allows. You will become a part of key 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. Your internship experience will be customized based on your academic schedule and availability.

Our seasonal internship roles will be based in various locations across the country and offer potential travel opportunities for projects and assignments. 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
    Seasonal Interns - Operations handle materials and use hand tools, knives, machinery, and equipment to help deliver good food responsibly to America's dinner table.
  • Seasonal Interns - Operations perform physically demanding work that requires good hand-eye coordination, attention to detail, strength and stamina.
  • Develop and execute process and procedures to alleviate challenges within your functional area
  • Be available to work scheduled hours, which may include overtime, depending upon production demands.

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.
  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year, 2-year or technical school.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Work Environment & Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics & physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The majority of the time is spent in an office setting outside of the production plant. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision includes close vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequently required to sit, use hands to handle, or feel, and talk or hear.
Careers and Benefits

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

PEOPLE MATTER

More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment.

GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Working at Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.

BENEFITS

Our people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.

SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGE

Sustainability 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 our 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, 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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Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full or Part Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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