McCormick & Company, Incorporated is seeking a full-time Quality Assurance Intern Summer 2024 to work at the Global Corporate Headquarters, located at 24 Schilling Road in Hunt Valley, MD. The Quality Assurance Intern will report to Quality Assurance Manager. This is a 10-week internship (June 2024 - August 2024) which requires 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday.


Launch your career with a Global Leader in Flavor


At McCormick, you'll join us in “Saving the World From Boring Food” and fulfill your desire to be a part of something bigger than yourself.  Employees throughout our global corporation are united by two things - a passion for flavor and driving results. People are drawn to McCormick because of a culture that challenges them to reach their full potential.


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 Quality and Regulatory Intern will work in a North America plant environment or Maryland based corporate office supporting operations quality, customer quality or regulatory affairs. The intern will be part of a collaborative cross functional team working to standardize/improve food safety, quality systems and regulatory compliance. Throughout the summer, the intern will be responsible for leading 2-3 projects and supporting day to day quality tasks. Some examples of projects may include:


  • Statistical Process Control and System Capability Improvements
  • Issue and Complaint Resolution
  • New Product Scale Up
  • Implementation of Food Safety and Quality Policies
  • Sanitary Design for New Capital Projects
  • Compliance to New US FDA Nutrition Labeling Regulations



  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with graduation date between December 2024 and May 2025.   
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Biological & Physical Sciences, Engineering or related field
  • Data analysis experience
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills



  • 1-2 years of basic food experience
  • Basic understanding of food manufacturing
  • Experience or familiarity with HACCP and Food Safety


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


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.




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.

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