Our Garden Segment is seeking a motivated Agribusiness Intern that will have a key role in participating in sales calls, learning the business and industry, as well as taking on 2-3 special projects to then deliver those results and key learnings to upper management. The tasks and projects provided during this opportunity are designed to further develop core competencies and positive business experiences for the intern.

This position will offer on boarding and working with a highly experienced, tenured and hardworking team; a role in interacting with key members of the numerous sales teams; a maximum of 40 hours per week; and if a position is available, the opportunity for career advancement upon graduation.

Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ: CENT), is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet, lawn and garden supplies markets. Please visit our website at www.central.com for additional company information.


  • Dive-in and develop curiosity for the why s in business!

  • Responsible for 2-3 assigned special projects, which will include gathering, compiling, researching and determining next steps for the business, based on those results.

  • Champion innovative ideas and solutions for continuous improvement within the teams and at the customer level.

  • Provide a weekly write-up of events, projects and learnings, required at the end of each week.


  • Junior level student working on a BS in Agribusiness.

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Demonstrated high proficiency in analytical and critical thinking using facts from data via Excel or other insight models.

  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment and develop relationships across functional groups.

  • High level of energy and sense of urgency; self-starter; strong and effective multi-tasker.

  • Ability to travel between CG&P sales and corporate office locations in the Western part of the United States, as well as ride along and attend sales calls with team leaders and customers.

  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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