Kerry develops, manufactures, and delivers technology-based ingredients, flavors and integrated solutions for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industry. With sales approaching $7 billion annually and more than 10,000 products supplied to customers in more than 140 countries, Kerry is the global leader in food ingredients and flavors. Our customers include the world’s biggest and best-known food and beverage manufacturers, retailers, and restaurants – as well as small companies and restaurants with very big dreams. Customers come to us for our innovative ideas and integrated solutions, assured that Kerry is where it all comes together for our customers.
Kerry is an innovative, fast-moving and dynamic organization which has grown steadily for 40 years. Smart, creative, and determined people have made us who we are today, and we recognize that building a globally mobile talent pipeline is a key element in our continued growth. We are looking for more smart people who are nimble, adaptable and ready to contribute. If you are ready for a fast-paced and exciting role where your career potential is virtually unlimited, Kerry is where it all comes together for you.
Internships at Kerry
An internship is an excellent way to gain practical, firsthand experience in the food industry. Kerry interns receive competitive pay, working as an engaged member of the team and applying academic knowledge to valued business projects. Some interns have earned academic credit for their Kerry internship; we fully support this endeavor. While interns learn about Kerry’s business and marketplace through a structured development program, Kerry leaders get to know and evaluate interns. As a result, a majority of 2012 interns received offers for full-time, post-graduation roles with Kerry.
There are several Accounting roles at Kerry that involve a mix of business planning, forecasting, investment analysis, preparing management statistics and reports, producing and analyzing management and statutory accounts, as well as helping managers to control budgets. With Kerry, Accounting has a definite commercial basis, which means you will need to learn all there is to know about our various products by securing hands-on experience. In addition, you will shadow colleagues within the team, as well as assist in the preparation of daily, weekly, and monthly statistics. Your involvement will be immediate and your contributions will be sought on a daily basis.
Kerry is recruiting to fill the following intern-level positions:
• Commercial Accountant
• Financial Accountant
• Operations Accountant
• Tax Accountant
Junior or Senior year level college student working on a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
The successful applicant demonstrates strong numerical skills and a high level of analytical thinking. They will be inquisitive and enjoy problem solving and identifying business improvements.
The successful candidate will also have the ability to demonstrate good communication skills and be able to work successfully with a wide variety of people at different levels within the organization.
We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. All individuals will be required to be mobile as interns may work at more than one Kerry site through the USA.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.