2017 Internship Opportunities

  • Uxbridge, United Kingdom
  • Intern

Company Description

We serve the world by making food people love. As one of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$17.6 billion during fiscal 2015.

General Mills Northern Europe prides itself as being one of the best places to build a career and a number of its markets are proud to have been consistently named as a great place to work in National Employer award schemes, including Best Places to Work.

We seek out the best talent, offer them great development, trust and support and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who want to advance food through innovation and serve the world.

Job Description

We have a number of exciting 2017 Internship opportunities across the following Functions: Brand Marketing, Consumer Insights, Supply Chain and Shopper Marketing.

Please see below for full details:

1) Regional Brand Marketing Internship 

Location: Various (UK/Europe)

Starting: July 2017 (6-12 months in duration)

Overview of Role:

  • A chance to build marketing skills and competencies, including business analysis, creativity, teamwork and strategic leadership.
  • The opportunity to acquire a broad view of General Mills Internationally to understand your career fit.
  • To understand day-to-day functional responsibilities such as deliveries analysis & communications development.
  • To develop strong working relationships within the marketing community and across functional groups.
  • Receiving professional development and training.
  • To be eligible for this regional internship you must be able to obtain a work permit in locations such as Switzerland, UK, France, Germany or Australia as needed
  • Be prepared for an international career!

2) Shopper Marketing Internship 

Location: Uxbridge, Greater London

Starting: July 2017 (12 month duration)

Overview of Role:

  • The opportunity to help create insightful, intuitive reporting which will create insights for our brands through listening to consumer conversations in social media
  • Track success of new product launches 
  • Support activity on Market Mix Modelling
  • Analysing consumer sales data to understand their behaviour in store
  • Supporting consumer surveys to track brand perceptions and advertising

3) Supply Chain Internship - Yoplait 

Location: Uxbridge, Greater London

Starting: July 2017 (12 month duration)

Overview of Role:

  • The opportunity to forecast volume requirements in our Convenience channel 
  • To work on co-pack replenishment & stock optimisation
  • Handling customer enquiries from convenience customers
  • Understand and lead on effective management of the system intake process
  • KPI Reporting and trackers 


Ideal Skills/Qualifications/Temperament

  • An interest in an FMCG Career
  • A 'Sandwich course' undergraduate or recent graduate from a relevant discipline to the internships listed above: Marketing/Supply Chain Management/Business Degree
  • A desire to learn and expand your skills within a nurturing environment - we'd love to train the superstars of tomorrow.
  • A Positive, can-do attitude & proactive nature.
  • Someone that enjoys working in an open and collaborative team environment
  • Fantastic attention to detail

Additional Information

What's in it for you?

  • A fair salary & interesting work
  • Plenty of foodie freebies –  Haagen Dazs Ice cream & Yoplait Yogurt available all day, every day!
  • Casual Dress Code – Jeans & Trainers permitted
  • Regular social events – Summer BBQ’s and Christmas Parties 
  • Early Friday finish at 3:00pm (At our Head office in West London)

If you would like to apply for one of our internship positions click below to forward your CV, along with a cover letter to us, specifying which internship opportunity you are applying for here at General Mills.

We look forward to you joining our team!

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