Tyson Foods Opens Internships for College Students
May 19, 2017
Tem Gunter Human Resource Manager of Tyson Foods announces the launch of 10 part-time internship positions in connection with the University of Arkansas Cossatot.
The paid internship positions are in refrigeration and maintenance. Any UA Cossatot student enrolled in Industrial Technology courses for the fall may apply to begin their internship this summer. The opportunity is available year-round.
Gunter explains the value of the opportunity, “Internships can be an excellent doorway to career options, enabling students to gain valuable work experience and make connections in their chosen profession.”
Eight internships are available in maintenance and starting pay is $12 per hour. Two internships are available in refrigeration and pay is $14 per hour.
UA Cossatot Industrial Technology classes are from 3:30 p.m. to 8:20 p.m. on the Ashdown Campus. Even though the classes begin in August, students can enroll now and be eligible for the internships immediately at Tyson Nashville.
Darrell Wilhite Tyson Foods Maintenance Manager states, “We are willing to work around the students’ class schedules, offering them first, second, and third shift options.”
Tyson offers up to 30 hours of part-time work to UA Cossatot interns. If students drop UA Cossatot courses, they will no longer eligible for the internship program.
To apply for UA Cossatot Industrial Technology classes, visit Apply & Enroll or call 870-584-1138.
To apply for Tyson Maintenance Internships (8 positions available), visit www.tysonfood careers.com.
To apply for Tyson Refrigeration Internships (2 positions available), visit www.tysonfood careers.com.
Students MUST be enrolled at UA Cossatot BEFORE they submit a Tyson application to be eligible.
About Tyson Foods: Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN), with headquarters in Springdale, Arkansas, is one of the world’s largest food companies with leading brands such as Tyson®, Jimmy Dean®, Hillshire Farm®, Sara Lee®, Ball Park®, Wright®, Aidells® and State Fair®. It’s a recognized market leader in chicken, beef and pork as well as prepared foods, including bacon, breakfast sausage, turkey, lunchmeat, hot dogs, pizza crusts and toppings, tortillas and desserts. The company supplies retail and foodservice customers throughout the United States and approximately 115 countries. Tyson Foods was founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson, whose family has continued to lead the business with his son, Don Tyson, guiding the company for many years and grandson, John H. Tyson, serving as the current chairman of the board of directors. The company currently has approximately 114,000 Team Members employed at more than 400 facilities and offices in the United States and around the world. Through its Core Values, Code of Conduct and Team Member Bill of Rights, Tyson Foods strives to operate with integrity and trust and is committed to creating value for its shareholders, customers and Team Members. The company also strives to be faith-friendly, provide a safe work environment and serve as stewards of the animals, land and environment entrusted to it.