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# 74841 - Topeka, Kansas, United States

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is a $2.3 billion, global division of Colgate-Palmolive and the maker of Science Diet®,  Prescription  Diet®,  Ideal  Balance®,  and

Healthy  Advantage® brand  pet  foods.   Our

mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationship betweenpeople and  their  pets  by providing the best, leading-edge pet nutrition technology, products and expertise to pet owners, veterinary  professionals  and  other  key  pet professionals worldwide. Our company is a globally-recognized Best Place to Work.


Hill’s Field Sales Summer Internship offers:

A 10-week internship project to provide insight to commercial careers and exposure to our team from entry level to senior management. Highlights of our program include:

  • Opportunity to sell and merchandise Hill's products and services to an account base of either retail pet stores or veterinary clinics
  • Deliver training seminars to educate customers on the superior economic and nutritional value of Hill's pet diets and products
  • Contribute to pets' well-being by driving endorsement of our products
  • Learn how to effectively conduct a business presentation to Senior Leadership

If you are interested in pursuing a career in customer development/sales with Hill’s Pet Nutrition after graduation, this is a perfect opportunity. Our ideal intern has a passion for cats and dogs, has a desire to lead, and is willing to relocate for the internship (housing allowance provided). For interns offered full-time employment, we require mobility within the US. 

Internship Requirements:

  • Degree focus in business, marketing, public relations, animal science or a related discipline
  • Strong relationship building skills, communication skills, and ability to plan and prioritize
  • Experience working with customers 
  • Graduate on or before May 2021
  • Willing to relocate within the US for the summer internship (location TBD)
  • Willing to relocate within the US after graduation
  • Ability to push, pull or lift up to 50 pounds
  • Valid driver's license

Equal Opportunity Employer Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets!  At Hill’s we have a purpose.  Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. 

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill’s is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries.  To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and, or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Topeka

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