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JBS USA 2023 Human Resources Summer Internship Program in Moorefield, West Virginia

JBS/Pilgrim’s Human Resources Internship

JBS USA is a leading global provider of diversified, high-quality food products, including a portfolio of well-recognized brands and innovative, easy-to-use food solutions. We process, prepare, package, and deliver fresh and value-added premium meat, poultry, and retail-ready food products for customers in approximately 100 countries on six continents. We are also the majority shareholder of Pilgrim’s, the largest poultry company in North America. JBS USA employs more than 100,000 team members.


The JBS Human Resources Internship Program is a 10-week paid summer internship designed to introduce interns to working in the HR department within one of our many processing facilities. This program allows collegiate students to gain foundational knowledge of our business in a challenging and collaborative environment.

How you will make an impact:

The JBS Internship program will give you an opportunity to

  • Deliver project results that impact our bottom-line. Projects will be determined alongside our HR, plant team and the mentor assigned to the intern.

  • Apply your course-work knowledge to solve real industry challenges such as employee relations, plant staffing, training, all programs that go on at each location, and being exposed to employee performance systems.

  • Share ideas that help our team think outside the box

  • Own your experience and work hard

What to expect:

  • 10 weeks of challenging, hands-on, real-life work experience

  • Mentorship and coaching by a cultural ambassador and HR expert.

  • Exposure to a variety of leadership styles

  • Leadership and personal development training

  • Learn and experience our company mission and values

  • Projects driven by business objectives with real measurement for success

  • A journey inside the world’s largest animal protein company

  • Regular feedback on your performance and behavior

  • Exposure to all HR departments that ensures knowledge/experience in multiple areas

  • Knowledge and insight to our plants machinery, equipment, and systems

  • Work 40+ hours per week- PAID

  • The opportunity to apply for and be selected for the JBS Management Trainee Program before the end of your internship program


  • Enrolled in a University/College.

  • Alignment with JBS core values and culture

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office proficiency

  • Professional interview presentation and work style

  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment


  • Exposure to senior leadership

  • Ability to gain experience in a department before being placed full-time

  • Networking opportunity across a global company

  • Opportunity to learn about the agriculture and food industry from the second largest food company in the world

  • Gain hands-on experience

The applicant who fills this position will be eligible for the following compensation:

  • $21/hour with relocation if applicable

The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.