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Kemin Industries Kemin 2023 Summer Internship Program in Des Moines, Iowa


Kemin Industries is now receiving applications for our 2023 Summer Internship Program!

We are looking for high potential students that share in our passion to sustainably transform the world! With opportunities in many disciplines including R&D, Engineering, Marketing, Legal/Regulatory Affairs, and Human Resources, our program offers you the opportunity to contribue to a global effort in a variety of ways. Our program is 10-12 weeks long, with flexible start and end dates. Most internships will be onsite at our headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa.

We Are Kemin  

We are visionaries who see things differently and are inspired by the world around us.  

We have been dedicated to using applied science to improve the quality of life for over half a century.   

We are a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80 percent of the world with its products and services.  

For over half a century, Kemin has been dedicated to using applied science to address industry challenges and offer product solutions to customers in more than 120 countries. Kemin provides ingredients to feed a growing population with its commitment to the quality, safety and efficacy of food, feed and health-related products to customers around the world .   

Established in 1961, Kemin is a privately held, family-owned-and-operated company with more than 2,800 global employees and operations in 90 countries, including manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Brazil, China, India, Italy, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, South Africa and the United States.

As a Kemin team member, you’ll receive…

  • A competitive financial package - in addition to your salary, we offer an uncapped bonus opportunity, 401k match program, and paid vacation and holidays.

  • Robust health and wellness support - we are proud to offer a fitness reimbursement (for your whole family!), an on-site fitness center, restaurant with seasonal fresh food options (and the ability to order food to bring home), and free fresh fruit in break areas- to name a few.

  • Continued learning opportunities - Kemin offers tuition reimbursement and recently launched a new corporate university with online and in-person training opportunities for growth and development throughout your entire career.

  • The chance to give back to our world - Through our foundation of servant leadership, we are proud to offer ample service opportunities, including paid time off to do so. Kemin has a valued corporate partnership with both The World Food Programme and Habitat for Humanity, in addition to many local initiatives.

  • Opportunities to support our valued educators - Kemin is a proud sponsor of the Iowa Governor's Stem Advisory Council where we fund annual teacher's awards. In addition, we have a robust internship and externship program, and frequently host student tours.


  • Spearhead a summer project that will leave a lasting impact

  • Assist with various tasks within your team

  • Participate in department meetings and contribute ideas regularly.

  • Liaison with other departments regarding work and initiatives.

  • Identify process improvements and create standard work

  • Partake in the Kemin Summer Internship Program events and trainings.

  • Prepare and give a final presentation to Kemin Industries leadership.


  • Currently enrolled as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior with an accredited college or university, pursuing a degree in a field relavent to your internship

  • Ability to commit to 10-12 weeks of full time employment during the months of May-August.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • A high level of passion for your field of study

    Kemin is an equal opportunity employer, and all reasonable accommodation will be considered.

    A post-offer background check and drug screen is required. Additional pre-employment requirements may be necessary based on position.


LocationUS-IA-Des Moines

Posted Date5 months ago(9/19/2022 3:26 PM)

Job ID 2022-8470

Positions 0

Category Campus

Position Type Intern (Full Time)