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Human Resources Intern - Summer 2023

Date:  Mar 5, 2023

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  63487
Job Function:  College Recruitment (Interns/OMTS/LMTS)

Perdue Farms is a family-owned food and agriculture company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation.  We were founded on trust—a value that carries through everything we do. Perdue Foods is a leader in Premium Proteins and Perdue AgriBusiness ranks among the top US grain companies. 


Come join us at Corporate HQ for Summer 2023! Our Corporate Human Resources team will offer students hands-on, real-world HR Generalist experience within the company over an 8 - 10 week period.  Come experience an inside look in the world of Human Resources within a CPG and Agricultural organization at Perdue.

What can you expect from a Perdue summer internship? 

  • Competitive Pay 
  • Exciting Social, Philanthropic, and Networking Events with other Perdue Interns
  • Hands-On, Real World Work Experience and a Dedicated Summer Mentor 
  • Learning Workshops
  • Travel to Perdue Locations Such as our Innovation Center, Perdue Learning University and Live Production Farms
  • Interaction with Senior Leadership 
  • Housing Stipend 

What You Will Learn & Main Responsibilities

  1. Assist Corporate HR team focusing on Generalist responsibilities
  2. Assist with the creation of the HR SharePoint site 
  3. Review documentation to be available for facility HR and corporate HR professionals   
  4. Assist with New Hire Orientation
  5. Work with company Compliance COE (Center of Excellence) and help implement a new Ethics Line process across facilities
  6. Other duties as assigned as work for this role will vary in scope and be closely supervised by a HR Manager/Director

Minimum Education

  • Must be a rising Sophomore, Junior or Senior currently pursuing a Bachelors degree at an accredited university in a relevant field of study. Human Resource Management, Business Administration or Public Relations majors preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA or higher

Experience Requirements

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and able to learn new software
  • Excellent time management, organization, prioritization and multi-tasking skills
  • Posses strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral
  • Experience working with Instagram, Facebook, and other social media platforms is preferred 
  • Creative ability, analytical thinking skills, a collaborative mindset


Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Salisbury