Skilled Trades On the Job Externship with Smithfield Foods

New PAID PDCCC Externship Program with Smithfield Foods!

Smithfield Foods Opportunities available in:

  • Industrial Maintenance
  • Industrial Technology
  • Warehouse & Distribution
  • HVAC
  • Logistics
  • Business
  • Electricity
  • Welding
  • Forklift

Benefits of participating include:

  • 5-day paid learning opportunity ($10.00 per hour)
  • Job Shadowing and On the Job Training by experts
  • Exposure to Smithfield Foods’ operations and culture
  • Lunch voucher for the Smithfield Foods cafeteria
  • Free Career Readiness Certificate (upon successful completion of Workkeys Assessments)

Requirements to Apply:

  • Current student or recent graduate of a credit or non-credit course at PDCCC
  • Signed recommendation by a faculty member/instructor
  • Reliable transportation (to Smithfield)
  • Be available from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. during your 5-day participation
  • Must be 18-years of age or older to participate

First Cohort: March 6, 13, 20, 27 and April 3
Second Cohort: May 29, June 5, 12, 19, and 26

Hurry! This is a Competitive Process. Only 20 students will be selected to participate.

Deadline to apply is February 6, 2015

Submit completed applications with a resume to the Paul D. Camp Community College Career Development Center, Attention: Lisha Wolfe, 271 Kenyon Rd. Room 101A Suffolk, VA 23434.

For more information, please call Lisha at (757) 925-6347.

*Participants selected will undergo a criminal background check prior to starting their externship