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Sales Internship

Hormel Foods Corporation Austin Full-Time
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Sales Internships -- Consumer Products, Foodservice or Hormel Deli Solutions To save time applying, Hormel Foods does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas for this position at this time. Company Description: Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin's®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the 11th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future -- Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ -- focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

Job Purpose:

Sales interns in our Foodservice, Consumer Products and Deli areas are responsible for calling on a variety of existing customers with the objective of increasing sales for their district


  • Add products into distribution and expand the usage of existing Hormel Foods products
  • Implement marketing strategies for Hormel products
  • Receive training on Hormel Foods products, selling techniques, route building, and business planning
  • Build a business plan for the territory and report results
  • Work with Hormel Foods sales and account management to gain new product placements
  • Impact and contribute meaningful work that will affect the Hormel Foods bottom line


  • Must graduate in August 2020, December 2020, May 2021 and major in Marketing, Professional Selling, Agribusiness, Business Administration, Hospitality or Hotel/Restaurant Management with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Demonstrated leadership, persuasive, initiative, and communication skills are necessary for success in this position
  • Possess a strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States
  • Applicants must not now, or any time in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa
  • Must be comfortable with the preparation and consumption of a variety of Hormel Foods Products which may include but not limited to pork, beef, chicken and peanuts. Location and Hours:
  • One of our select training sales offices in major metro cities throughout the United States
  • Location is based on business needs at the time an offer is made
  • Position is full time, 40 hours per week beginning late May and ending mid August Compensation:
  • Competitive salary
  • Paid housing allowance
  • Company car provided with gasoline/mileage allowance
  • Reimbursement of all expenses incurred on the job Application Instructions: Please visit http://www.hormelfoods.com/careers to apply online. Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. #CB

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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