Ferrara, a company related to The Ferrero Group, is an emerging powerhouse in the North American confections and sweet snacking categories. A passionate team of more than 6,000 employees works together to share delight in every bite through leading brands that have shaped the industry for more than 100 years.

Sales Internship Program - Summer 2023

Job Location: ​Chicago, IL

Want to make an impact?

We’re looking for current juniors or seniors interested in a career in Sales to join this competitive, 10-12 week internship program.  As a part of the Sales Summer Internship Program, you will participate in multiple aspects of the various Sales departments at Ferrara by rotating through Sales areas, including: Retail, Category Management, Sales Operations, and Sales Strategy and Customer Marketing. Through these rotations, mentorship, networking events, and a final project, you will gain the experience to have a successful career in Sales.

There is a potential opportunity for full time offers following this internship:

  • For current juniors – full time opportunities in summer 2023

This program is currently planned as a hybrid remote/in-person opportunity. Must be able to travel to our Chicago office a few times each week. 

Ways you will make a difference

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with internal and external business partners
  • Support field Sales team with analytical data
  • Engage in customer meetings and participate in sales strategy planning
  • Learn from mentors at peer and leadership level
  • Present final project to Sales leaders

Skills that will make you successful

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Experiences that will support your success

  • Current Junior or Senior pursuing a degree in Business or related field

Our diverse portfolio of nearly 35 brands includes SweeTARTS®, Trolli®, BRACH'S®, Black Forest® and NERDS®, along with iconic favorites like Lemonhead®, Red Hots® and Now and Later®. Ferrara also manages the Keebler® and Famous Amos® businesses for The Ferrero Group.  Headquartered in Chicago, Ferrara has an operational network of 20 locations in North America that includes manufacturing, distribution and R&D facilities. Learn more at www.ferrarausa.com.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, employment decisions and opportunities at Ferrara will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil union status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic information, pregnancy (childbirth or related medical condition), or on any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.