Sales Internship (Summer 2020) - Military veterans preferred

Conagra Brands (


  full-time   employee

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?
Conagra Brands, headquartered in Chicago, 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 Customer Leadership Organization (CLO). As a sales intern you will be assigned a challenging business project. The project will provide you with the opportunity to collaborate with cross functional teams including but not limited to Business Development, Business Planning, Category Leadership, Shopper Marketing and Field Sales to learn more about our business. You will have the opportunity to present an executive summary of your project to the sales leadership team at the end of the program.
To enhance your overall understanding of our company, we will provide opportunities to network with peers and leaders to gain an appreciation for the breadth of career paths available at Conagra Brands.
Location: Chicago, IL
Paid Internship
Interns will work 40 hours per week
Housing Assistance will be available to those who do not have housing in Chicago
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 50+ students from 12+ colleges and universities across the country
Perks such as "dress for your day" attire, 1 p.m. dismissals on Fridays
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.
Position Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Finance (or related field)
Anticipated graduation date in May 2021
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Must be willing to relocate to Chicago for the summer – housing will be paid by Conagra
Proficient PC skills, including Microsoft Office suite, are essential
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to make recommendations based on information gathered and analyzed from various sources
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
General understanding of business, financial concepts, and theory behind processes
Ability to work within a matrix organization and across cross-functional departments
Ability to prioritize work initiatives, collaborate, demonstrate leadership and drive for results
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.