Preparing Wonderful Scholars for their careers while in college

Our Wonderful Internship Program puts scholars in real working environments

Each summer, an astounding 70+ college scholars participate in a six-week summer internship program at Wonderful. The scholars join a Wonderful business unit and gain valuable world experience, setting them up to be more competitive candidates when they join the workforce. Through this program, over 80% of interns obtain a job after graduation.

Participating business units have included Wonderful Citrus, Wonderful Orchards, POM Wonderful, Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds, and The Wonderful Company. Within The Wonderful Company, a variety of teams were involved, including Government Affairs, Corporate Social Responsibility, Wonderful Education, Lost Hills Park, and more.  

Intern Spotlights:

Andrea is an Ag Prep scholar from Avenal who majored in human development and minored in Chicano studies at UC Davis. She was a human resources intern at Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds, an experience that she said exceeded her expectations. She later returned to work for Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds on the research and development team.

My communication skills were something I always wanted to work on, and this internship allowed me to do that and boost my skills in a short amount of time.


Ag Prep scholar

Ivan is an Ag Prep scholar who graduated from UC Davis with a major in civil engineering and minor in construction management. He interned with the beverage production team at POM Wonderful.

Since many skills are not taught in school, it makes internships another excellent way to expand our skill sets. After college, I would like to return to the Central Valley and explore more opportunities with The Wonderful Company.


Ag Prep scholar

Zeidi is an Ag Prep scholar who majored in plant science at Fresno State who interned with the POM Wonderful safety department. She also returned to work for Wonderful as a college transition coach.

I have always enjoyed a challenge. I do not see many women in the agriculture industry and want to be part of something important that can make the world a better place, one plant at a time!


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