MT. STERLING, Ill. – Dot Foods, the nation’s largest food redistributor, is currently accepting applications for 16 paid summer internships for this coming year at several of its distribution centers around the United States. Students can apply for a specific internship by clicking here. The applications will remain open until December 16, 2011.

The current internships available for the 2012 summer are:
Mt. Sterling headquarters: corporate safety, purchasing, information technology, business and supplier development, finance and accounting, warehouse operations, customer service and development, industrial engineering, occupational health, transportation safety.
St. Louis corporate office: sales
Cambridge City, IN: administration and operations
Ardmore, OK: administration and operations
Modesto, CA: administration and operations
Williamsport, MD: administration and operations
Burley, Idaho: administration and operations

The internships will run during June, July and August of 2012, Monday through Friday and students will be expected to work 40 hours per week for up to 350 hours total. Wage varies for each position.

“We are looking for students in the communities where we work to add to the Dot team,” noted Peggy Perry, corporate recruiter at Dot. “Dot Foods has a proven successful business model and we want to be able to provide the future generation of leaders an opportunity to work with us and provide their skills and knowledge to our company.”

Dot Foods Inc. carries 100,000 products from 700 food industry manufacturers and is the largest food redistributor in the United States. Dot Foods and Dot Transportation sell and deliver foodservice, convenience, retail and vending food products, equipment and supplies to distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates eight distribution centers in: Modesto, Calif.; Vidalia, Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Ill.; Cambridge City, Ind.; Williamsport, Md.; Liverpool, N.Y.; and Ardmore, Okla. For information, visit www.dotfoods.com.