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Human Resources Intern - Summer 2023

Date:  Nov 9, 2022

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 Talent Acquisition Team will offer students hands-on, real-world experience within the company over an 8 - 10 week period.  Come experience an inside look in the world of Human Resources 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 the Recruiting Department with special projects
  2. Assist University Relations team with Summer Internship Program
  3. Assist with New Hire Orientation
  4. Support other HR teams and hiring managers
  5. Create engaging social media posts to share on social media platforms
  6. Assist in the creation and promotion of job posts, leveraging both internal and external platforms
  7. Respond, manage and maintain communication with candidates on job boards like LikendIn, CareerBuilder, Facebook and Indeed

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