HR & Communications Intern


Our Story.

With more than 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.

Position Details

HR & Communications Intern
Northeast Wisconsin
Plymouth, WI

Do you have a passion for telling stories and inspiring others to find their dream job? Would you like to help us grow our employer brand to influence how employees and potential employees think and feel about Sargento as a place to work?

Your Story.

You are enthusiastic, a great communicator, creative, analytical, and collaborative. You seek an opportunity to expand your skills and experiences in developing the future workforce and using public relations along with social media to make those connections. You want to learn more about corporate and employer brand marketing.

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.

What You Do.

  • Support Benefits team in preparation for annual open enrollment 
  • Assist in development of templates for corporate communication materials 
  • Coordinate and review all employee job descriptions to ensure consistency 
  • Prepare and assist with new hire orientations 
  • Partner with Corporate HR team on current and upcoming initiatives 
  • Other projects as assigned

Your Education and Experience.

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, human resources, business, or other related field having completed junior year by May 2021.

Your Qualifications.

  • Passion for learning and growing in the human resources and communications fields 
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and writing skills 
  • Familiarity with social and digital media 
  • Ability to think critically, multi-task, and meet deadlines 
  • Proficiency in MS Office

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. 
  • Paid housing provided. Must follow corporate housing policy, which does not allow pets. 
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle required. There is no public transit system to and from corporate housing location to company locations. 
  • Opportunity may include travel by plane, train, rental car, and/or hotel. Personal credit card and cell phone with unlimited data required. Travel and expenses will be reimbursed. 
  • Mentoring, career development, community service, and social activities. Summer hours with half day Fridays. 
  • Located between Milwaukee and Green Bay in Wisconsin; close to Lake Michigan.

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