INTERNSHIPS / NOV. 09, 2014
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How to Get an Internship with Nestle

Nestle is the world’s largest food company (measured by revenues), and it’s famous around the world for its quality products. If you want a job in the food and drink industry, there are few companies better to work in than Nestle!

For those who are still working their way through college, there are a number of Nestle internship positions available every year. They’re worth looking into, as they are a great way to get the hands-on experience that will prove invaluable throughout your career.

Finding the Nestle Internships

If you are planning to apply for an internship with Nestle, the good news is that the company offers internship positions in many countries around the world.

Nestle offers internship opportunities in the following careers:

  • Marketing
  • Human Resources
  • Finance
  • Safety, Health, and Environment
  • Sales
  • Manufacturing
  • Food Science
  • Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Supply Chain
  • Purchasing

Not all of these positions will be available in your country. Some are only available to US students, while others are only open to students in the UK. Visiting the links below will help you to find out more.

For students in the USA, click on this link to find out more…

For students in the UK, here is the link to follow…

Requirements

At the Nestle Jobs Campus website, you can find out about the various internship positions available in the US, as well as what you’ll need to do to qualify for the positions. Some of the qualifications include:

  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Geographic flexibility/the ability to relocate
  • Eligibility to work in the US
  • Valid Driver’s license

For those in the UK, the Nestle Academy website is the place to go to find out what internship positions are available.

Paid Summer Internship

Nestle offers a Summer Internship program, a 10-week course that takes place during the summer months. During the 10 weeks, you will shadow a professional in your field, take on relevant tasks, and receive mentorship from an allocated line manager. You will be given tasks that will have real value to the company, so you’ll be held to the same high standard as the other employees.

Once you have completed the 10-week course, you’ll be given the opportunity to apply for permanent employment--after you’ve finished your studies, of course. Those who participate in this internship program have a better chance of permanent employment with Nestle, particularly the ones who perform exceptionally.

Not only will you receive hands-on training, but you’ll receive a salary as well-- £16,500 for the 10 weeks of work. It’s not a lot of income, but it’s enough to make the job worth it.

To apply for the Nestle internship positions, simply navigate to the website of your country (US or UK), and click on the internship position that interests you. Look for the "Apply Now" button, and fill out the forms you will be provided.

It’s as simple as that! With any luck, and a lot of hard work, you’ll be the next Nestle intern, well on your way to obtaining valuable work experience and a potential job in the future! 


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