Ghirardelli Summer Work Experience

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San Leandro High School Alumni
Paid summer work experience at Ghirardelli for San Leandro High School Alumni entering their junior or senior year in college! For the eight year, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is excited to invite talented undergraduates entering their junior or senior year to apply for challenging, hands-on experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry. This paid, seven-week summer work experience runs June 14 – July 29, 2021. For more information, please read our Summer Work Experience Letter. For details on the jobs available please read the Job Descriptions In 2012, Ghirardelli announced a generous financial partnership with the San Leandro Education Foundation’s SLED100 campaign, along with a commitment to launch a summer work experience program for San Leandro High School alumni currently attending a four-­‐year college. In 2014, the program was piloted with five SLHS alumni and it has been a great success every year since. Ghirardelli is once again offering the program in 2018 and SLED is reaching out to former San Leandro Scholarship Foundation recipients to inform them of this unique opportunity. The summer work experience will combine meaningful on the job work experience along with other activities such as interview skills training, chocolate school, and more. Ghirardelli is hiring a total of 6 individuals this year, four at our corporate location in San Leandro supporting our Information Technology, Research & Development, or Human Resources departments, and two supporting our stores out in the field in Sales Merchandising in San Francisco and the Greater Bay Area. This is a paid work experience at $18/hour, Monday through Thursday for 29 hours per week. To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a resume AND brief cover letter (not in the body of an email) indicating the area(s) in which he/she would like to work and why. (No more than 250 words.) Applicants must be sure to include all current contact information including: name, address, phone number, and email address as well as the year they graduated from San Leandro High. Ghirardelli will be accepting four hires for the 2021 summer work experience program. Questions or comments should be sent to Please submit your cover letter and resume at Summaries of each position can be found Here . The deadline to receive all applications is May 3rd, 2021. If your application is selected, you will be contacted for an interview in early May or sooner.