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Food Safety and Quality Laboratory Intern - Long Island City, NY







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Fresh Direct is seeking interns for our Summer Internship program.  Student Interns will support our various teams. This role will assist with the administrative daily tasks and other ad hoc/educational projects for the assigned teams. All interns must successfully complete a final group project and presentation at the end of the program.


·   Assist with managing day to day operations

·   Complete administrative and technical task as instructed

·   Attend team meetings, company presentations, and trips

·   Collaborate with fellow interns to complete summer group project and presentation

·   Demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, which includes arriving on time for designated work, notifying the site supervisor of any deviations from the established schedule, and respect the organization’s reporting structure and follow the policies and procedures of the organization.


Qualifications and Skills - 


·         Willing to learn more about FreshDirect

·         Have strong communication skills

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

·         Organized; with an ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignment

·         A team-player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

·         Our Internship program is open to all majors --for students in their Junior or Senior year with a minimum 3.2  GPA



WARNING: Our food is processed in a facility that does not contain people who are toxic, rude, disrespectful, arrogant, egotistical, self-promoting, inconsiderate, or mean-spirited.


Who is FreshDirect?<="">

FreshDirect is a food tech company and the Northeast's leading online fresh food grocer, delivering directly to customers throughout seven states, including the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, and the greater D.C. metropolitan area. FreshDirect is committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce, and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers, and farmers. In 2016, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio in NYC with the launch of FoodKick, an on-demand business that caters to the needs of urban dwellers with a curated selection of fresh food, alcohol, and essentials—all delivered within an hour. Launched in 2002, FreshDirect is a privately held company headquartered in Long Island City, NY. For more information, visit or

Why choose FreshDirect?

We are an innovative Food Technology company offering an environment where you can grow a career and feed your future and have fun while doing it! Great people deserve great benefits and we go above and beyond!


Wait, there’s more! Check out our #workperks:

Working here is pretty much as cool as you’d imagine - lots of food, lots of energy, and a whole lot of happy hours.

·         Flexible and generous PTO plan

·         20% discount on FreshDirect and FoodKick plus an employee at-cost food program (FD Market)

·         Thirsty Thursdays, book club, monthly birthday breakfasts, and other happy hours

·         Wellness programs like weekly meditation, yoga, and Zumba, and monthly manicures and massages

·         Monthly Lunch & Learns covering things like “The Very Best Cheese and Wine”

·         We have a 24-hour shuttle service that runs back and forth to the subway

·         We offer up to $5000 per hire as a referral bonus

·         Summer barbecues and and annual company picnic for friends and family


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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job.


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