Sensory Intern (Summer 2018)

11/19/17
Conagra Brands (http://www.conagrabrands.com/careers)
Other

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  Full Time   Employee


Omaha
Nebraska
United States

Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
Who is Conagra Brands?
We are an approximately $8 billion company that combines a rich heritage of making great food with a sharpened focus and entrepreneurial spirit. We?re transforming the way we operate to fulfill what consumers and customers want, in a smart, simple way. We?re modernizing our iconic food brands, leveraging fresh opportunities and adapting to a changing landscape ? all with a culture that?s ready to capture growth and drive shareholder value.
What Can You Expect from Your Internship?
Your internship will be an 11-week immersion into Conagra Brands and our Sensory Insights Team. You will collaborate with and function as a part of the Sensory Insights team to support and/or lead appropriate testing including the design, coordination, execution, analysis and reporting phases of sensory projects. Responsibilities will include assisting with the design and implementation of various types of consumer testing, supporting the development of protocols for sensory method enhancement, supporting a sensory scientist in day-to-day testing requirements, and working on independent projects per the needs of the group.
Location: Omaha
Paid Internship
Interns will work 40 hours a week May 21-August 3, 2018. (Dates may be flexible to accommodate student)
Housing Assistance will be available to those who do not have housing in the Omaha area.
Social and Professional Development Opportunities, such as Intern Orientation, Lessons from Leaders and a Summer Send Off
Functional and Cross Functional Trainings, Overviews, and Learnings
Intern class of 40+ students from 12+ colleges and universities across the country
Perks such as dress for your day attire, 1 p.m. dismissals on Fridays, and free downtown parking
Are You the Right Candidate?
We?re looking for a driven, highly motivated individual who wants to be part of cultivating the most energized, highest impact culture in the food industry. If you are craving an opportunity to build your talents, make a difference, and be empowered to kick start your professional career in a refuse-to-lose environment, then we want to meet you! We encourage you to discover your own potential and we will provide you with unparalleled opportunities to make an impact. Qualified candidates:
Are currently pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree, and anticipate graduating in Spring 2019. (Spring 2020 graduates may be considered).
Have completed courses in Food Science, Sensory Science or Consumer Science.
Demonstrate basic statistics and sensory science knowledge.
Must attach a resume to your application and should indicate anticipated graduation date and completed coursework listed above.
May include a cover letter, but are not required.
Must not require visa sponsorship now or in the future and must be authorized to work in the United States.
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Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

 

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