Smithfield Marketing Intern - Summer 2019 in Lisle, Illinois


The Smithfield internship program offers students a paid opportunity to work in an environment that fosters real-life experiences, explores career options, and applies your education. You will become a part of key management meetings and participate in meaningful projects. Our goal is to provide a working environment that not only encourages creativity, but offers equality, diversity, mutual respect and productivity. Our summer internships are typically 10 weeks.


  • You will have exposure and the opportunity to broaden your skills through impactful work, mentored relationships, and will gain real world exposure to different disciplines on Smithfield's Marketing Team.

  • Know the existing branded offerings and stay updated on oncoming innovation.

  • You will be exposed to and gain comprehensive experience in the follow(this list is not exhaustive): Brand Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Innovation, Media, Consumer Insights, Sponsorships

  • Support all areas of Marketing including Brand Management, Insights and Innovation

  • Attend brand and/or company sponsored events to help support all brand activation efforts

  • Attend any scheduled focus groups and support consumer insights team as needed.

  • Miscellaneous project management

  • Create formal proposals and presentations to various levels of management.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Marketing, Management, Business Administration, Agbusiness or Related Major.

  • Must have completed your sophomore year in college.

  • Must be in good academic standing.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Experience working with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Willingness to learn and work in a team environment.

  • Proactive thinker and self-motivated.

  • Strong time, project, and organizational management skills.

  • The ability to work independently.

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Job LocationsUS-IL-Lisle



FLSA StatusNon-Exempt

ShiftCorporate - Day Shift