• 23-Feb-2018 to 24-May-2018 (EST)
  • Research and Development
  • Concord, MA, USA
  • Intern


Welch's is the most iconic grape juice and jelly brand in the world and is owned by a co-op of nearly 1,000 family farmers who own vineyards in Pennsylvania, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Washington state, and Ontario.  As 100% of our profits go to our farmers, our mission is to allow our farmer/owners to pass on a thriving farm to their sons and daughters. 

Welch's is undergoing a transformation to reinvent, re-energize the brand and become a faster moving and more entrepreneurial company.  We have a mission to start acting like a small challenger brand and company to compete in an extremely fragmented and innovation driven beverage category.  Most people don't know that we're a co-op and not owned by Coke or Pepsi, nor do they know that the Concord grape is a super fruit with the same kinds of benefits as other fruits like pomegranate.  Come help us create some new stuff with our amazing grapes!

Who You Are:

  • A budding Chef, Culinologist or Food Scientist with an enthusiasm for building excitement around the inherent beauty of agriculture based ingredients
  • An inspired thinker who can come up with creative recipes and/or product ideas
  • Someone who wants a cool summer job that can help their resume, support the degree in culinary or food science you're working on, but doesn't involve nights or weekends in a restaurant

What You'll Do:

  • Create new and unique uses of our grape ingredients to feed our innovation pipeline
  • Spend most of your time at the lab benchtop or culinary test kitchen, but also work collaboratively with commercial colleagues in insights and marketing
  • Lead your own projects with help and guidance of the Manger of Culinary Innovation and Product Development

What You'll Need:

  • Progress on a degree related to culinary or food science
  • A passion for creating food from heirloom agriculture and family farmers
  • Creativity - ability to create and be a builder of great ideas
  • High energy/go getter/executor we'll be working fast and want lots of ideas

What You'll Enjoy:

  • A Family farmer owned company dictates our culture we're real people, we work hard and are passionate about what we do. We also know that summer is awesome so we close our office at 12:30 on Fridays.
  • Our location in Concord, MA is accessible from the commuter rail (7-10 minute walk) and we have a business casual attire (including jeans!)
  • Because we're a co-op, there is no 'corporate office' or layers of bureaucracy to get through to get stuff done.  

We look forward to your application - don't be afraid to be creative!  

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