The Hershey Company is a global fortune 500 company that is a recognized leader in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. Our goal is to integrate students with our knowledgeable and successful teams in order to maintain a fresh perspective on an ever-changing world. Every day presents new challenges and opportunities to learn, grow and innovate. Are you up for the challenge? Are you ready to make a difference?
WHY TECHNOLOGY & ANALYTICS AT HERSHEY?
The technology and analytics divisions at The Hershey Company have multiple open internships for analytically minded, tech-savvy undergraduate and graduate students from the NBMBA / Prospanica Conference. Technology and analytics are elemental to all aspects of Hershey business. Hershey has a diverse global team focused on providing robust innovative capabilities, partnering on analysis to drive successful business outcomes and embraces an entrepreneurial mindset to create an environment that is exciting, compelling, innovative and dynamic.
Two tracks are available:
For candidates more interested in “behind the scenes” technology. This could include relevant technologies related to: developers; designers; data managers, administrators; architects; information security and cloud engineers.
For candidates who possess a broad understanding of technology and a strong understanding of many analytical methods to identify, explore and solve complex problems. This could include methods related to: problem identification, scientific research methods, data science, applied math, statistics, communication (written, oral and visual) and technologies related to research, analysis, modeling and dynamic visualization (e.g. R, Python, ML, NLP, AI and deep learning).
GPA of 3.3 or higher preferred
Bachelor’s degree with quantitative, STEM focus (e.g. Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Psychology - other degrees will be considered). Graduate degrees with an analytical focus considered too.
Innovative, startup-like mindset
Demonstrated leadership and academic achievement
Passion for analytical problem solving
Quick learner through formal and self-guided education
Pro-active self-starter with a desire to make an impact
Ability to work in teams or individually
Courage to challenge the status quo and take smart risks