Internship: North America Foodservice Sales
Minneapolis, MN 
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OVERVIEW AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A summer internship with the North America Foodservice Sales segment of General Mills will provide you with real-world career immersion. We will position you to succeed with training, involvement in the business; balanced social/community focused activities and provide you with individual feedback sessions for your immediate and continued personal growth and development.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

Your NAF career will be built through a variety of different roles and assignments, each designed to build the depth and breadth needed to transform into a future Sales leader for General Mills.

Internship: 10-week summer experience at the World Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN that includes working on real and impactful projects and close interaction with leadership teams throughout the United States.

  • 1-week, enhanced intern orientation and sales training
  • Foundational selling skills and product knowledge through structured curriculum and immersive field experiences
  • Best in class individualized development for professional success

Types of potential projects and exposure

  • Active engagement/ownership on a variety of sales division projects, each designed to build depth and breadth of understanding of our business and customers
  • Utilize business dynamics and analytical tools to provide solution-based insights to sell and influence decision-makers
  • Recommend core business strategies and receive hands-on experience internally and with customers
  • Work on business development, product introductions, category management, pricing and analytics
  • Build internal and external relationships through cross-functional projects, trade shows, mentorships, and diversity organizations
  • Presentation to senior leadership at the end of your internship

Professional performance feedback

  • Two performance appraisals will provide you with expectations, objectives and progress

BENEFITS

  • Internship lasts 10 weeks > May 22nd - July 28th
  • Monthly salary $3,800
  • Relocation assistance* & Furnished apartment with rental assistance for those who are eligible
  • Full-time Business Management Associate role may be offered at the end of the internship

IS THIS YOU?

  • Passion to sell/represent General Mills and our top consumer food brands
  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork experience
  • Strategic thinkers and problems solvers with strong communication skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to relocate to our world headquarters in Minneapolis, MN (or designated NAF field locations/market areas - dependent on business need). Relocation for subsequent roles is critical for progression within our Sales Division.
  • US work authorization / Must have a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Open to all majors. Business, Communications and Liberal Arts preferred
  • December 2023, May 2024 graduation

COMPANY OVERVIEW

We exist to make food the world loves. But we do more than that. Our company is a place that prioritizes being a force for good, a place to expand learning, explore new perspectives and reimagine new possibilities, every day. We look for people who want to bring their best - bold thinkers with big hearts who challenge one other and grow together. Because becoming the undisputed leader in food means surrounding ourselves with people who are hungry for what's next.


General Mills is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply to any General Mills employment opportunities.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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