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Product Development Intern

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Hiram, OH, US, 44234-1806

Company: Great Lakes Cheese

Job Overview

Great Lakes Cheese is seeking a Product Development Intern from May 2022 – August 2022 at our corporate headquarters in Hiram, OH. At GLC, you have the opportunity to grow, optimize your performance and unlock your ambitions through positions in many areas of the organization. While working independently or in a team environment, you develop leadership and critical thinking skills to help build a foundation for your career. Internships at GLC allow students to gain real job experience and receive on-the-job training that focuses on our technologies and methodologies. From the start, interns are challenged to demonstrate their strengths and apply their knowledge to help us achieve our business strategy. At GLC, we place great value on our interns. Our positions are structured to maximize your internship experience. This position is a paid internship

Job Responsibilities


  • Assist the Product Manager in the management of Product Development projects to support the demand for innovation. 
  • Work within the Product Development Stage Gate process helping define project scope.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to oversee the day-to-day tasks required to execute on plans.
  • Project planning.
  • Project tracking.
  • Meeting agenda and minutes.
  • Issue resolution. 
  • Competitive market analysis.
  • Sample management.
  • All GLC interns are expected to perform any assignment or job task according to the stated safety policies and procedures.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the manager.


Required Education and Experience

  • Current college student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Operations, Entrepreneurship, or related field.
  • Year in school: Junior/Senior.
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Strong attention to detail, data analysis, and reporting skills.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and team skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative, able to work well independently.


Working Conditions

• Work is performed in an office setting.

EEOC & Disclaimer

Great Lakes Cheese is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer