Date: 16 Sep 2023

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers, and general health. Products are sold through a variety of channels including specialty retail, the internet, and gyms in a variety of formats including powders, bars, and Ready-to-Drink beverages. GPN has a global and expanding footprint with a current in-market presence in 24 countries.


Job/Project Summary:

In this role, you will get exposure to the Glanbia Performance Nutrition organization while working on a key project throughout your internship.  Your time will provide you with exposure and connectivity with individuals across cross-functional teams, engagement with external customers, and networking with other GPN interns.

You will own a key project for the summer that you will shape, develop, and then present to the larger organization. Outside of the main project, you will be a key contributor to a variety of sales tasks throughout the summer.


Learning Objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of how brands come to life within the retail landscape.
  • Develop analytical capabilities, presentation skills, story-telling, and strategic influencing.
  • Gain a holistic understanding of the GPN business and culture while gaining true exposure to the day-to-day functions of GPN’s sales teams.  
  • Gain exposure to the organization, learn the ways of working in the incredible health and wellness sales space, and be a key part of the team.
  • Develop cross-functional team management.


Expected Outcomes:

  • Intern team project and final project presentation
  • Strong team collaboration in day-to-day tasks
  • Active participation in company and intern activities


Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates should be a current junior in their undergraduate program, studying Business or a related field. 

Must be able to commute to Downers Grove, IL


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago