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POST DATE 8/23/2016
END DATE 2/18/2017

General Mills Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis, MN
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Food. Purpose. You.

We serve the world by making food people love. As one of the world's leading food companies, General Mills believes that food should make us better. Food brings us joy and nourishes our lives, connecting us to each other and the earth. General Mills operates in more than 100 countries and markets more than 100 consumer brands, including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Old El Paso, Yoplait and more. Headquartered in Minneapolis, General Mills had global net sales of US$16.6 billion during fiscal 2016.

We seek out the best talent, provide them with rich development resources, support, and the chance to lead something big. Choosing a career with General Mills means joining a company where you can make a difference in the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity here for individuals who are leaders, innovators, and want to be part of a company that serves the world by making food people love.


What is the role of IT at General Mills?

At General Mills, we deliver competitively advantaged solutions and services through our people, partners, processes, and technology. You will work with state-of-the-art technology, well-known brands, and a solid team of professionals in an open, collaborative environment. We welcome new ideas and innovations, and encourage your growth in IT roles throughout our Global Business Solutions (GBS) organization.

What would I do?

Leverage world-class technologies to Design, Build and Run IT solutions that drive General Mills' business forward. Our fun, collaborative and dynamic culture is one of our strengths - we are consistently rated one of the best places to work in IT!

Internship: 10-12-week experience in the summer that includes challenging projects, enterprise technologies, impactful outcomes and interaction with the Senior Leadership team.

* Develop and support infrastructures for devices, servers, communication, collaboration, voice, video, and internet/intranet capabilities

* Leverage DevOps principles to automate the configuration, deployment and administration of on premise and cloud platforms.

* Work with enterprise hardware platforms: networking, security, server, storage, and virtualization

* Manage global ERP, CRM, HCM, SCM, Financial instances.

* Build out and manage enterprise data service platforms including Oracle, SQL, Hadoop and NoSQL.

Who is qualified to apply?

YOU, if you have strong leadership skills, business understanding and technical expertise, along with a strong academic background (typically 3.0+ GPA) pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Software Engineering or a related discipline.

We need people with strong communication skills, strategic & analytical thinking aptitudes, the ability to collaborate with global teams and who can turn innovative ideas into solutions that will differentiate our business in the marketplace.

Where would I work?

Most starting IT roles are located at our World Headquarters in Minneapolis, MN.