PepsiCo Intern+

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student looking for an opportunity to intern at the largest food and beverage business in the U.S., Russia, India, and the Middle East? Here’s your chance! IFT has partnered with PepsiCo to identify exceptional students pursuing a degree in Food Science, Engineering, Agriculture or a related field.

About the Internship

PepsiCo will award one IFT candidate a paid internship in Research and Development for the summer of 2023. The internship opportunity will be located at a U.S. PepsiCo R&D facility.

Applicants should possess food science fundamentals and have interest in/fundamentals of product development.

About PepsiCo 

PepsicoPepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader operating in more than 200 countries and territories with a product portfolio that includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands. From Gatorade to Quaker, LIFEWTR to Lay’s, we make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world.

Guiding PepsiCo is our vision to be the global leader in convenient foods and beverages by Winning with Purpose. “Winning with Purpose” reflects our ambition to win sustainably in the marketplace and embed purpose into all aspects of the business. Our employees drive our culture. No two days are the same; we’re dynamic and full of passionate teams embracing new ideas through our collaborative spirit. At PepsiCo, what makes you unique, makes us better!

Application Deadline

The deadline for this opportunity is September 23, 2022. Please check back for future opportunities.  Please note, students will be expected to fill out a short essay question in a separate Microsoft Form as part of this application. Women, underrepresented minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Submit your resume to [email protected]

IFT’s Intern+ Offer Package with PepsiCo Includes:

  • One (1) paid summer internship for summer of 2023 provided by PepsiCo
  • One (1) $1,500 tuition scholarship for 2023–2024 academic year provided by the IFT PepsiCo Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Paid opportunity to attend IFT23

What PepsiCo is Looking for in an Intern:

  • Applicants should possess food science fundamentals and have interest in/fundamentals of product development
  • Applicant must graduate with final Bachelor’s and/or Master’s and/or Doctorate degree within one (1) year of internship completion
  • Applicant must be currently pursuing a Food Science, Engineering, Agriculture, or related degree
  • Applicant must be eligible to work in United States without work authorization sponsorship
  • Applicant must have a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Bachelor’s degree: Candidates should be completing their junior year of studies
  • Masters/PhD degree: Candidates should be completing at least their first year of studies
  • This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.