The amount of networking and ability to meet with directors and full times and learn a great deal of knowledge from them.
The experience to learn all sides of the business and rotate teams to better network and learn more.
The people are all very kind and at ConAgra it feels like family which is huge!
Work life balance, always incredibly flexible with my school schedule.
Always tried to teach you concepts and tried to give all the work they could without overwhelming you.
Understanding of a intern and capabilities, time.
Ability to present items to higher ups whether it be projects, or applications.
As a computer science major the lack of development and wanting to do bigger and better things than just enhancements.
The cuts conagra has been discussing have left the office in a state of limbo work slows down, and job security is unknown.
Sometimes the irrelevance of work in regards to major.
Tedious Excel copy and paste work on certain teams.
Advice to Potential Interns
If you want to do heavy development work this is not the place for you unless enhancements and occasional creation of programs in ABAP sounds appealing. Great pay and good personal development, and it feels like a family. Biggest of all does it line up with your major and will be something you enjoy and want to do!
Advice to Management
Job security seems like a questionable item when working here. Try to better plan the intern summer projects, utilize interns to their fullest we tend to be bright and out going. Ensuring difficult teams have a good onboarding process.
Sample Interview Questions
What challenges have you faced in the workplace before and how did you handle it?
Did said challenges frustrate you?
How have you conquered impediments at work?
Do you ask for help easily?
Do you communicate well with others?