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Sales Intern Summer 2023



McCormick & Company, Incorporated is seeking a full-time Sales Intern located at our Global Headquarters in Hunt Valley, MD. This is a 10-week internship (June 2023- August 2023) 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?


As part of the Retail Operations team, you'll help ensure the success of retail execution for the McCormick Consumer Products organization. As a leader across spices, seasonings, condiments and more, we are responsible for driving the execution of strategic initiatives and customer activations in partnership with our sales and broker teams.  Through this internship, you'll get exposure to business-critical projects, data analysis and strategy development, and personal and team leadership opportunities, while working with cross functional team members in sales, marketing, finance, and third-party brokers.  A successful candidate will have a natural curiosity, willingness to learn, and the ability to engage and influence a diverse group of colleagues - all to drive positive business results.



This Sales Intern will help oversee the retail execution of McCormick programs and assist the Retail Operations Sales Director identify retail gaps and opportunities for improved business results. Candidates should have the desire to learn various skills associated with Sales and be flexible and open to all assignments.



  • Work with internal and external partners to identify opportunities and needs at grocery and mass merchants that would enable step change and growth to accelerate our path to best in class in-store retail execution.
  • Analyze methodologies by which we measure value, and the overall tools and solutions we use to measure, manage and communicate our initiatives; make recommendations for future improvements.
  • Participate in retail store audits, category resets, business reviews and other customer level retail needs.
  • Other projects as assigned



  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program with a target graduation date between December 2023 and May 2024
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in a Business, Marketing, Communications, Analytics, or related field
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to filter, prioritize, analyze and validate complex information to develop strategies
  • Ability to work independently, learn new tasks, solve problems, and show strong self-motivation and initiative
  • Must be able to prioritize and balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization and external customers
  • Ability to potentially travel overnight on a few occasions


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