Food R&D Intern 2015-UNI03172 - MN-Wayzata
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place
to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work
that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to
work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of
nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you
will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the
most talented people in your field. With nearly 150 years of experience
provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and
services to the world. We have 143,000 employees in 67 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a
responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the
communities where we live and work. Learn more at www.cargill.com.
& Development (R&D) function at Cargill will provide students
with a career interest and a food related academic background, the
opportunity to apply knowledge gained in the classroom to a business
environment. The internship program is designed to provide students
with the opportunity to learn and work with Cargill business
units/function to provide solutions to customers.
You will be
assigned to a project or multiple projects that will be substantive in
nature and will create exposure to a variety of work activities.
Interns will have the opportunity to:
Gain immediate hands on work
experience in one of the world’s largest agribusiness companies.
Participate in orientation,
networking, mentoring relationships and other opportunities targeted
towards personal and professional development.
Receive periodic and candid feedback
on job performance.
internship project(s) will be in one of
two areas: research or applications.
‘Research’ oriented projects
encompass applying scientific principles to build knowledge about food
ingredients in our portfolio for use in finished food systems.
Knowledge generated by the research group is typically used by
our business units and customers to support development of new Cargill
ingredients or customers’ finished products. The intern will work as
part of a team on a variety of research projects focused on using
analytical chemistry and food material science to characterize
functionality of food ingredients at the molecular level.
‘Applications’ oriented projects
involve applying lab or pilot work on customer finished food systems.
Such applications work is typically done to meet a customer need and to
support development of a new Cargill ingredient or product.
are at least 12 weeks in duration. Cargill expects that its internships
will present a win/win scenario for the intern and itself, with the
potential for subsequent full-time employment of the intern where job
availability, fit, and intern performance align.
Various U.S. locations
Summer before final year pursuing a
B.A., B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Chemistry, Food Science, Food
Technology or related science degree
Right to work in the U.S. that is not
based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a
Must be open to relocation
Overall GPA 3.0 preferred.
Experience with laboratory
instrumentation and analytical chemistry.
Ability to prioritize and manage a
large workload with multiple priorities.
Demonstrated problem solving and
Strong leadership and technical
Demonstrated ability of
collaboration, communication, motivation, interpersonal effectiveness,
teamwork and successful completion of work.
All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or
Research and Development
US-MN-Plymouth, US-IA-Eddyville, US-PA-Lititz, US-OH-Dayton