Graphic Design Intern


Our Story.

With 2,000 employees and net sales of $1.4 billion, Sargento Foods is a family-owned company that has been a leader in cheese for more than 60 years. We created the world’s first, successful pre-packaged sliced and shredded natural cheeses. Sargento is based north of Milwaukee in Plymouth, Wisconsin, where we manufacture and market shredded, sliced and snack natural cheese products, as well as ingredients and sauces. Sargento is known for the exceptional quality of our products and for product design, packaging and merchandising innovations that have transformed our industry.

Your Passion. Our Culture.

At Sargento, you work for a company you believe in, with a family of people who believe in you. Our culture stems from a simple premise: Hire good people and treat them like family. At Sargento, you can make decisions based on how they affect people as well as the long-term health of our company. You will be encouraged to make a meaningful difference in the community, in the company and in your career. With diverse experiences and tools to learn and develop, you can transform your aspirations into reality. If you’re ready for the right place to belong and grow your career, you can find it here.

Position Details

Graphic Design Intern
Northeast Wisconsin
Plymouth, WI

Are you a creative thinker with a passion for design? Do you want to learn how to master the infamous cheese pull? We are looking for talented people like you to help us design and create digital content for social, website, packaging, and more to help build a strong Sargento brand!

Your Story.

You are enthusiastic, creative, collaborative and goal driven. You seek an opportunity to expand your skills and experiences in digital design, video production, print and packaging in the exciting consumer packaged goods industry.

What You Do.

  • Responsible for preparing and producing graphic designs, concepts, and layouts for a range of applications 
  • Participate in ideation, concept development and monthly digital content video shoots 
  • Assist in the production design of packaging 
  • Collaborate with e-Commerce team to develop content for retailer product website pages 
  • Learn the skills of email design 
  • Develop internal communication materials 
  • Assist in the development of shopper marketing print and digital creative

Your Education and Experience.

  • Pursuing a Graphic Design or multi-media degree/or similar, having completed junior year by May 2021.

Your Qualifications.

  • Passion for learning and growing in the design field
  • Solid understanding of the design principles
  • Eager to learn how to connect business strategy with creative design
  • Intermediate experience with Adobe CC software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Ability to multi-task and take initiative
  • Strength with creative problem solving
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel

Additional Information.

  • Opportunity to lead and own significant and meaningful projects with clear set of deliverables; benefiting you with valuable skills and experiences and our company with valuable insights and recommendations. 
  • Paid internship/co-op experience; competitive with national intern/co-op compensation rates. 
  • Housing provided, if qualified. Must follow corporate housing policy, which does not allow pets. 
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle required. There is no mass/public transit system to/from corporate housing location to company locations. 
  • Opportunity may include potential travel by plane, train, rental car, and/or hotel. 
  • Personal credit card required. Travel and expenses will be reimbursed. 
  • Mentoring, career development and community service experiences along with company-wide and county-wide intern events. 
  • Flexible work schedule with core meeting hours and half day Fridays.

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