Strategic Sales Intern - Summer 2024

Date:  Apr 18, 2024

Salisbury, MD, US, 21804

Req ID:  72202
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 2024! Our Strategic Sales Internship offers students hands-on, real-world experience within the company over an 10 - 12 week period.  Come experience an inside look in the world of Sales, CPG and Food Production.

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

As a member of our Summer Strategic Sales Internship program, you’ll be responsible for high-impact work in the following business areas:

  • Account Management
  • Sale Planning
  • Category Management
  • Cross-functional Partnerships
  • Building Superior Customer (Retailer) Relationships
  • Shopper Marketing

Other areas may include but are not limited to: Sales, Marketing, Operations and Logistics.

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. Sales, Marketing, Business, Food Marketing, or other related majors preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA or higher

Experience Requirements

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and able to learn new software.
  • Ability to work on a team and independently.
  • Possess strong analytical, communication and time management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills

Experience Preferred

  • 3.25 GPA or higher is highly preferred
  • Strongly prefer a rising Junior or Senior who has completed at least 2 college-level sales/marketing courses

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings.
  • May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.
  • May need to access files, supplies and equipment. 
  • Work activity is in an office, open-partitioned, cubicle environment.



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