Summer Internship - QA/Food Safety
(Poultry) - Oakwood, GA
Oakwood (Corporate) Office
Wayne Farms Internship Program provides student's an opportunity to apply
academic knowledge and skills in a professional environment while promoting
the student's career goals. Interns are assigned projects with clear objectives
and deliverables that have a significant business impact within the
sponsoring functional area. You will work with teams and experts in the
poultry and food industry while applying your knowledge to real-world
Quality Assurance/Food Safety (Poultry) Project Summary:
and analyze new technologies available in detecting foreign and natural
elements in the poultry process. Share findings, and make recommendations of
technology that would benefit the business.
Responsibilities and Tasks
- Weekly Assignments - providing
learning objectives and business specific deliverables.
- Mentor/Project Sponsor Feedback
- providing personal and professional development opportunities.
- Project Presentation - formal
presentation required at the end of the internship project and is
presented to peers, management and senior leaders within the
- Work hard and strive to
understand the business while making significant contributions to a
- Gain basic understanding of all
aspects of your assigned facility.
- Duration: 12
week internship beginning mid May;
however, may be modified depending on student's availability.
- Must be enrolled in an
accredited college as a rising junior, senior or enrolled in a
post-graduate program, and majoring in Poultry Science, Animal Science
or similar degree program in protein science.
- Must possess a strong academic
- Leadership, initiative, and high
ethical/moral standards will be weighted heavily.
- Excellent communication and
- Analytical skills with the
capability to research data and discuss possible solutions.
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to be flexible, working
non-standard shift hours to collect data and occasionally perform
We are an equal opportunity
employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected