Mars, Incorporated is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services



Looks For

Mars looks for students looking to gain real work experience to give their career a head start. They seek drive, collaborative individuals with the ability to influence and get things done efficiently.

History of


Maybe you have heard of Mars, but if you haven’t, chances are you have heard of some of their globally recognized brands like M&M’s, Snickers, 3 Musketeers, Dove, Milky Way, Skittles, Twix, and, of course, the Mars bar. Founded in 1911, they have a long history and is ranked the 6th largest privately held company in the U.S. by Forbes.


Internship Programs

Mars Internship Experience

Internships with Mars last anywhere from 8 weeks to a year and can be combined with your studies. Interns work on meaningful projects to gain industry experience and the position can lead to a place on the Mars Leadership Experience as well as entry-level roles within the business.

What it's like to Work at


Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
Human Resources / People / Talent
Supply Chain / Logistics
Customer Support / Success
Research & Development
Legal / Public Policy
Sales / Account Management
Data / Analytics
CPG (Consumer Packaged Goods)
Office Locations
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland, OH
Washington DC

Internship Info

Number of interns (2022)
Preferred education level
Rising Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
  • Networking
  • Giving Back
  • Career Development
  • Fun Social Events


Interview Process

Applications for the Mars Internship and Co-op Experience open in September, a year prior to the start of the program. Recruiting will continue up to January if positions are available.

1. Application

You can submit your application through your school’s job board and on the Mars website.

2. Interview

If your application makes it past the first round, Mars will be in touch to schedule a virtual interview. For direct applications on-campus, interviews will be held one day and one week after the career fair (or virtually at a later date).

3. Final Decision

Following your interview, Mars will typically reach out within 2-3 weeks with a decision.