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Smithfield Foods Midwest Hog Production Summer Intern in Algona, Iowa

Midwest Hog Production Summer InternID2022-25364Job LocationsUS-IA-ALGONACategoryIntern/TraineeTypeInternFLSA StatusNon-ExemptShift1st ShiftJob LocationsUS-IA-ALGONAYour 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 ResponsibilitiesGains a general understanding of work processes and how these processes interrelate to overall company efforts in their specified area of production.Farms- Breeding, Farrowing, Boar Stud, Nursery and/or FinisherPerforms competencies and tasks as specified in the Intern Development PlanAttend developmental training and workshops for the Summer Internship ProgramDevelops and establishes rapport/relationships with all associated personnel and management.Develops and prepares required final presentation based upon experiences encountered and findings of individual department project to senior leadership and peers. Presentation will address/share opportunities for improvement.Performs other duties and responsibilities as defined by management according to standards.Possesses ability to lift up to 50 pounds, do frequent stooping, bending, climbing, walking, and liftingPossesses ability to work a flexible schedule including week-end work.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 major preferred but not requiredMust be actively enrolled in a college or university.Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.Experience working with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.Willingness to learn and work in a team environment and independently as situations arise.Proactive thinker and self-motivated.Strong time and organizational management skillsCareers and BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit PEOPLE MATTER More than 63,000 employees globally drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and rewarding work environment. GROWTH and 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 FoodsHeadquartered 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 th