Schwan's Company Finance Internship - Marshall, MN in Marshall, Minnesota


At Schwan’s Company, we are a fast-paced, innovative team, focused on bringing delicious foods to our customers. If you’re passionate about food and creating a successful future, this is the place for you. Based in Minnesota, Schwan’s is a national, multibillion-dollar company that manufactures and markets quality foods through home-delivery, retail- grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony's® and Freschetta® pizza, Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts, Pagoda® Asian-style snacks and Schwan's® home delivery. To learn more about Schwan's, visit

About the Program:

  • 12-week long internship program (Typically May-August)

  • Opportunity to work on and take responsibility for exciting, strategic projects that are relevant to your coursework with real-world applications

  • Exposure to upper level management, executives and the CEO

  • Opportunities for career growth with a well-established food company. Internships at Schwan’s often lead to full- time job opportunities upon graduation

  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees

  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled Competitive wages, incentive pay and a comprehensive package of benefits (if hired on full-time)

What you will be doing -

  • Assist/lead management reporting processes for both financial and operating results, including creation of new metrics

  • Learn and use tools available as applicable to project execution; including but not limited to Excel, PowerPoint, Business Explorer, Business Objects, Sales Discovery

  • Interpret and refine results for broad audiences

  • Work cross-functionally outside of finance to drive efficiecies

  • Present and discuss findings at multiple levels within Schwan’s, including non-financial audiences

  • Act in a manner consistent with company mission, values, code of ethics, polices, and other standards of conduct

What the expectations are of you -

  • Demonstrated critical thinking, analytical, interpretive, and problem solving skills

  • Must be a confident self starter who is comfortable with ambiguity and working within a team environment

  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with all business partners

  • Proven leadership, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to evaluate pros and cons of alternative solutions and effectively translate to broad audiences

  • Strong time and project management skills that enable on-time project delivery in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge of business systems, spreadsheets, database technology, financial modeling, and business planning preferred


  • Candidates should currently be enrolled in an undergraduate Finance, Accounting, Economics or related degree program with an anticipated graduation date of December 2019 or May 2020.

  • GPA of 3.0+ preferred.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.


Business Unit: SFC Global Supply Chain, Inc.

Req #: 18009521