Summer Intern Program

Peco Foods, Inc. periodically provides internship opportunities for students. This Summer Intern Program will introduce you to our company, our process, and our industry.
Assignment of interns:
  • Interns will be assigned to a Peco Foods, facility where they will receive hands on training in all aspects of live production and processing.
  • Live Production to include Pullets, Hens, Broilers, Hatchery, Feed Mill, and Live Haul
  • Processing to include Live receiving, Kill, Picking, Evisceration, Debone, Cut-up, 2nd Processing, IF, Marination, Further Processing, Par Fry, Shipping, Sanitation and Quality Assurance.
  • Interns will receive constant feed-back on performance during assignments and a written performance review upon completion of internship (We believe performance feed-back must be ongoing in order to fully develop your full potential.
  • Interns are required to work in all assigned areas of the company
  • Interns are required to work all assigned shifts
  • Job assignments require physical labor such as lifting boxes, standing and walking for extended periods of the work day, shoveling ice, hanging live birds, and other duties as assigned
  • Work closely with a supervisor to ensure success
Eligibility requirements:
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university
  • Must be a rising Junior or Senior who has demonstrated or expressed an interest in Poultry Science, Animal Science, Food Science, Agribusiness
  • Strong academic standing
  • Must display leadership, initiative and high ethical and moral standards
  • Successful interview and acceptance by Human Resources and the relevant facility manager
Job Competencies:
  • Good communication skills (Written and Oral)
  • Strong Computer skills
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Good analytical skills
Benefits:
  • Competitive hourly pay rate of $16 per hour
  • Housing accommodations (if needed)
  • Opportunity to advance to full-time employment after graduation.
  • Opportunity to gain real-world work experience

If interested in the Summer Intern Program, please submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Peco Foods, Inc.
gwalker@pecofoods.com