Work Experience – Saint Joseph University

Key Major Future Job Possibilities Sample Internship Companies
FOOD MARKETING Consumer Package Goods, Retailing/Wholesale, Allied Industry, Management, Food Service, Market Research, Sales, Brand Management, Advertising General Mills, Nestle USA, Coca-Cola, Hershey Food Company, Johnson & Johnson, Groupon, PepsiCo, Walmart, Whole Foods

The Haub School of Business, which houses the Academy of Food Marketing, has been highly ranked by Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report, and is perennially top-ranked by The Princeton Review and Barron’s.

ERIVAN K. HAUB SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, ACADEMY OF FOOD MARKETING CO-OP PROGRAM

Benefits

The job market is extremely competitive today, and an undergraduate degree may not be enough to land you your dream job. Employers are looking for exceptional candidates, who, besides a great education, have on-the-job experience; candidates who can hit the ground running without requiring follow-up training.

Students who participate in the five-year co-op program can expect to:

• Add real-world experience to their resumes

• Develop teamwork, communication, and presentation skills

• Gain a competitive advantage with advanced resume and interviewing skills

• Develop a personal network of valuable industry contacts

• Earn up to $45,000 during the three work experiences

• Build maturity and confidence

• Learn to live and act independently

• Still participate in university activities and campus life

Requirements

Food Marketing Cooperative Education program participation requires a 2.8 cumulative grade point average. Students apply during their freshman year for acceptance and embark on their first co-op term spring of sophomore year.