Operations 2021 Summer Intern (Jonesboro, AR) in Jonesboro, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 5/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Jump start your career with Butterball!  Over the course of Butterball’s 10 week Operations summer internship (June to August 2020) at our Jonesboro, AR processing plant, students experience a variety of exposure to projects that support our business within Operations. The program’s primary objective is to grow future leaders by providing professional development and a series of assignments in their specific area of academic and professional interest. 

Although each experience is unique, all Butterball Interns will be:

  • Exposed to different functions and disciplines
  • Provided hands-on experiences and developmental training
  • Given opportunities to build affiliation with associate peers and interact with senior leadership

Our integrated business model gives us the opportunity to provide a diverse array of career opportunities and paths within each specified area of interest which include our live operations (farms, feed mills, hatcheries), operations (processing facilities, supply chain, planning, logistics), and support oversight (quality assurance, research and development, information technology). 

Internship Candidate Profile

We recognize the value that innovative, talented problem solvers can bring to our team and are vital to our continued growth.   We are looking for individuals who possess strong technical skills, balanced with personal integrity and effective communication skills.  Additionally, success in our team environment requires the ability to show initiative, assume leadership, demonstrate a strong ability to work with others and get the job done – and do so the Butterball Way.

All participants in this program are required to have a valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation to and from work.

Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduates in their junior year pursuing degrees in the following areas will be considered:
  • Business/Economics, Accounting or Agri-Business or related field
  • Demonstrated participation in extracurricular activity (leadership role preferred)
  • Demonstrated strong academic performance


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