Early Career

Smithfield’s future is directly connected to yours

Smithfield's college and university programs offer students and upcoming graduates an opportunity to apply the skills developed in the classroom. Our college and university programs provide real-life experience, the opportunity to gain knowledge about the company, and the ability to start building your professional portfolio. We regard every participant as a potential leader. 

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Potential Opportunities

Internships may be offered in the following areas:

  • Accounting / Finance
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Feed Mills
  • Food Safety
  • Grain Procurement
  • Hog Production
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing / Sales / Business Development
  • Plant Operations
  • Quality Assurance
  • Research & Development
  • Supply Chain / Transportation / Logistics

Benefits

Interns receive competitive compensation and are eligible for many benefits. Our summer internship opportunities open in September, and you can submit a resume here to begin applying.


Benefits include the following:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Subsidized Housing Allowance or Company-Provided Housing
  • Executive Leadership Luncheon Opportunity
  • Intern Conferences and Training
  • Team Building and Social Activities

 

View Current Openings


Showing 1 - 10 of 23 jobs found

Showing 1 - 10 of 23 jobs found

ID Position Location Department Shift Last Updated
21317 Co-Op - Operations Leadership Wilson, NC Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations January 17, 2022 View
21078 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Hog Production & Feed Mill - Central Division Warsaw, NC Intern/Trainee 1st Shift January 3, 2022 View
20935 Summer 2022 Intern - Hog Procurement and Risk Management (Grain Procurement & Livestock) Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate - Day Shift December 16, 2021 View
20573 2022 Intern - Hog Production & Feed Mill - South Region - Laurinburg, NC Laurinburg, NC Intern/Trainee 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Shift November 24, 2021 View
20421 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Operations Finance (Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022 Graduates) Sioux Falls, SD Intern/Trainee Corporate - Day Shift November 17, 2021 View
19888 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Hog Production- Midwest Region - Laverne, OK LAVERNE, OK Intern/Trainee 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Shift November 16, 2021 View
19763 Summer 2022 Intern - Hog Production - Rocky Mountain Region , Intern/Trainee 1st Shift November 15, 2021 View
19524 Summer 2022 Intern - Operations , Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations November 11, 2021 View
19675 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Operations Human Resources - (Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022 Graduates) Peru US, IN Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations November 8, 2021 View
20135 Production Intern OSU - HPD Mt. Erie, IL Intern/Trainee All Shifts November 2, 2021 View
19410 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Engineering (Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022 Graduates) St. Charles, IL Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations October 26, 2021 View
20048 Summer 2022 Intern - Hog Production & Feed Mill - Roanoke Rapids Region Roanoke Rapids, NC Intern/Trainee 1st Shift October 26, 2021 View
19868 Summer 2022 - Grain Intern WAVERLY, VA Intern/Trainee 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Shift October 25, 2021 View
19869 Summer 2022 Intern - Hog Procurement & Meat Quality Tar Heel US, NC Intern/Trainee 1st, 2nd, or 3rd Shift October 13, 2021 View
19798 Summer 2022 Intern - Hog Production & Feed Mill - Midwest Region - Nevada, MO & Algona, IA Algona, IA Intern/Trainee 1st Shift October 11, 2021 View
19662 Summer 2022 Intern - Procurement Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate - Day Shift October 11, 2021 View
19548 Summer2022 - Information Technology Intern Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate - Day Shift October 11, 2021 View
19469 Summer 2022 Intern - Distribution Center Tar Heel (Dist.) US, NC Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations October 11, 2021 View
19412 Summer 2022 Intern - Supply Chain Smithfield US, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate - Day Shift October 11, 2021 View
19411 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Distribution Center (Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022 Graduates) Tar Heel (Dist.), NC Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations October 11, 2021 View
19004 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Supply Chain (Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022 Graduates) Suffolk US, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations October 11, 2021 View
19002 Summer 2022 Intern - Engineering Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate - Day Shift October 11, 2021 View
19470 Summer 2022 Intern - Industrial Engineering Sioux Falls US, SD Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations October 11, 2021 View
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