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 30 jobs found

Showing 1 - 10 of 30 jobs found

ID Position Location Department Shift Last Updated
25941 Intern - Business and Commodities Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate - Day Shift November 21, 2022 View
25866 Summer 2023 Interns- Grain - Corporate Rose hill, NC Intern/Trainee 1st Shift November 17, 2022 View
25923 Summer Intern-South Region Laurinburg, NC Intern/Trainee 1st Shift November 16, 2022 View
25836 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Tech Services - May/Spring 2023 Graduates Cudahy, WI Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations November 8, 2022 View
25836 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Tech Services - May/Spring 2023 Graduates Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations November 8, 2022 View
25836 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Tech Services - May/Spring 2023 Graduates Sioux falls, SD Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations November 8, 2022 View
25836 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Tech Services - May/Spring 2023 Graduates St. charles, IL Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations November 8, 2022 View
25836 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Tech Services - May/Spring 2023 Graduates Sioux city, IA Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations November 8, 2022 View
25836 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Tech Services - May/Spring 2023 Graduates Junction city, KS Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations November 8, 2022 View
24402 Production Intern OSU - HPD Coffey, MO Intern/Trainee All Shifts November 8, 2022 View
24946 INTERN - Feed Mill Summer COLLEGE Internship ONLY - Kenansville, NC Warsaw, NC Intern/Trainee 1st Shift November 4, 2022 View
24901 Summer 2023 Intern - Operations Sioux falls, SD Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations October 24, 2022 View
25364 Midwest Hog Production Summer Intern Algona, IA Intern/Trainee 1st Shift October 19, 2022 View
25388 Summer Intern Lucerne, MO Intern/Trainee All Shifts October 11, 2022 View
25388 Summer Intern Coffey, MO Intern/Trainee All Shifts October 11, 2022 View
25365 Midwest Feed Mill Summer Intern Algona, IA Intern/Trainee 1st Shift October 10, 2022 View
23157 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Hog Production & Feed Mill (23157)- Central Division, NC Warsaw, NC Intern/Trainee 1st Shift September 13, 2022 View
24937 Summer 2023 Intern - Operations Finance - Mason City, IA Mason city, IA Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations September 9, 2022 View
24936 Summer 2023 Intern - Operations Finance - Junction City Junction city, KS Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations September 9, 2022 View
24903 Summer 2023 Intern - Tech Services Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations September 8, 2022 View
24905 Summer 2023 Intern - Supply Chain Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate - Day Shift September 8, 2022 View
24904 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Tech Services - December/Fall 2022 Graduates Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations September 8, 2022 View
24779 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Engineering - May/Spring 2023 Graduates Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations August 29, 2022 View
24782 Summer 2023 Intern - Engineering Springdale, OH Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations August 29, 2022 View
24780 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Operations - December/Fall 2022 Graduates Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations August 29, 2022 View
24781 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Operations - May/Spring 2023 Graduates Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations August 29, 2022 View
24778 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Engineering - December/Fall 2022 Graduates Smithfield, VA Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations August 29, 2022 View
24498 Career Foundation Program (CFP) - Operations Finance (Fall 2022 and/or Spring 2023 Graduates) Sioux falls, SD Intern/Trainee Corporate Day Shift, 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift at Plant Locations August 9, 2022 View
22579 Production Intern OSU - HPD Princeton, MO Intern/Trainee All Shifts April 27, 2022 View
22579 Production Intern OSU - HPD Newtown, MO Intern/Trainee All Shifts April 27, 2022 View
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