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Job Posting Title:
Test Kitchen Retail Intern

Job Description:

Test Kitchen Retail Intern

Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods division is a leading marketer of a full line of dairy-based consumer, food service and food ingredient products across the United States.

Position Purpose:

Opportunity to experience the role of a test kitchen professional in a food manufactures’ Test Kitchen environment. Your culinary skills and knowledge will be leveraged for the following:

  • Recipe testing and recipe development
  • Exposure to developing recipe content for social channels, ex: Instagram, Facebook, website, and blog
  • Opportunity to learn and perform test kitchen product testing procedures
  • Understand and exposure to tracking food trends
  • Co-create with Test Kitchen Manager summer project that has a lasting impact on department

During summer – 40 hours per week

Experience-Education (Required):

Junior or Senior in College majoring in Consumer Food Science, Foods and Nutrition, Culinary Science, or closely related area

Competencies-Skills (Required):

  • Demonstrate a true passion and ability for cooking, baking and working with food
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Provide consumer-focused, value-added knowledge, insights, and ideas to recipes
  • Interest in the science of baking and cooking
  • Apply creative ideas and simple solutions when developing recipes
  • The ability to critique and provide honest feedback on a wide variety of recipes
  • Execute performance testing including precise documentation

Experience-Education (Preferred):

  • Previous work experience in a test kitchen
  • Previous experience in preparing or testing recipe

If you have questions, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.

Land O’Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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If you need to submit a reasonable accommodation request to complete the employment application process, please call the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.


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