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Talent Acquisition Intern - Summer 2022


McCormick & Company, Inc., a global leader in the spice, flavor, and seasonings industry, is seeking a full-time Talent Acquisition Intern on the North America Talent Acquisition team. This Intern will report to the TA Team Manager. This is a 10-week internship (June 2022- August 2022) which requires 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.


McCormick & Company, Incorporated is a global leader in flavor with approximately 13,000 employees worldwide. As a Fortune 500 company with over $5 billion in annual sales across 160 countries and territories, we manufacture, market, and distribute spices, seasoning mixes, condiments, and other flavorful products to the entire food industry including e-commerce, retail, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses. Our most popular brands include McCormick, French's, Frank's RedHot, Stubb's, OLD BAY, Lawry's, Zatarain's, Ducros, Vahiné, Cholula, Schwartz, Kamis, DaQiao, Club House, Aeroplane, and Gourmet Garden. Every day, no matter where or what you eat or drink, you can enjoy food flavored by McCormick. Our Purpose is "To Stand Together for the Future of Flavor and our Vision is "A World United by Flavor—where healthy, sustainable and delicious go hand in hand."


Our 10 week Summer Internship Program in Hunt Valley, MD allows college students to get a glimpse into what it's like to be a part of the McCormick family - rich in flavor, culture, and employee empowerment. 


During your time as an Intern you will sharpen your leadership skills, work on real-world challenges, and collaborate with the best leaders in the industry.  You will also have the opportunity to network with executives, participate in social events with other interns, and give back to the community. We are looking for the next generation of problem solvers to drive change within McCormick.  Are you up for the challenge?


PLEASE NOTE : Candidates who require visa sponsorship for employment now or in the future will not be considered for this position.

The Talent Acquisition Internship is an opportunity to learn about the recruitment process and also contribute to the overall success of the recruiting team by providing a high level of customer service, administrative support, and project coordination throughout the talent acquisition process.  The TA Intern will gain experience in sourcing and screening (non-exempt), coordinating early career activities, posting jobs, and will be able to build relationships across the organization with Human Relations Business Partners (HRBP’s) and hiring managers.


Key Responsibilities

Throughout the summer the intern will engage in several key Central Capabilities functions such as:

  • Support Talent Acquisition Partners with the goal of helping McCormick provide favorable candidate experiences, enhance its employment brand and ultimately land top talent
  • Provide sourcing and screening support for non-exempt openings
  • Post openings internally and externally on McCormick’s website and other position-appropriate venues
  • Support campus activities to include scheduling events, ordering and maintaining career fair materials, coordinating candidate logistics for interview days, and screening resumes
  • Enter data into and pull data out of the Applicant Tracking System

Provide outstanding service to and resolve issues between candidates, managers, talent acquisition and outside vendors.

Completion of a successful project to impact and improve functional business operations

Attending events coordinated by the Talent Acquisition team



  • Current enrollment as an undergraduate college Junior for the 2021-2022 school year
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s in Human Resources, Psychology or similar
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Excellent communication skills (oral & written) for on-going contact with internal customers
  • Strong analytic orientation, capable of performing data analysis and creating stories out of data sets
  • Ability to work independently, learn new tasks, solve problems, and show strong self-motivation and initiative
  • Demonstrated organization and planning skills with ability to handle details
  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


As a general policy, McCormick does not offer employment visa sponsorships upon hire or in the future. 


United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore