Hormel Foods Corporation Intern - Human Resources in Austin, Minnesota

Human Resources Internship -- 3 months

Company Description:

Inspired People. Inspired Food. ™

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin's®, Wholly Guacamole®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named one of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the 10th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future -- Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ -- focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

Job Purpose: To gain real world experience and exposure to administering Human Resources policies and procedures at corporate and possibly plant level.


  • Gain exposure to the job responsibilities of HR and Safety at our Austin, MN facility and corporate headquarters

  • Will be assigned an HR project to manage from planning through execution and management reporting

  • Work closely with Human Resource Business Partners (HRBP), Talent Acquisition, and Learning and Development departments

  • Administer HR policies and procedures at plant and corporate level


  • Must graduate in December 2019, May 2020 or August 2020 and major in Human Resources or Organizational Leadership or related major with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA

  • Demonstrated leadership, accountability, initiative, analytical, and communication skills are necessary for success in this position

  • Possess a strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States

  • Applicants must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa

Location and Hours:

  • Position is based out of our Austin, Minnesota

  • Position is full time, 40 hours per week, beginning in approximately late May and ending in mid August.


  • Competitive salary

  • Paid housing allowance

  • Reimbursement of all expenses incurred on the job

Application Instructions:

Please visit http://www.hormelfoods.com/careers to apply online.

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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