CollegeGrad.com names Sodexo top intern employer
February 29, 2008
Sodexo, a leading foodservice and facilities management company and one of the world’s largest employers, is “One of the Top 200 Intern Employers” in the nation for 2008, as identified by CollegeGrad.com.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 29, 2008 — Reinforcing its status as an employer of choice for all professional levels, Sodexo was recognized for its Future Leaders Internship Program, as well as for doubling the number of internships offered this year.
Sodexo’s Future Leaders Internship Program consists of five components; Strategic Engagement, Orientation, Professional Development, Mentoring, and Ending Celebration. Sodexo’s primary focus is to attract and develop interns that will not only enter the ranks of management, but also will grow and be the future leaders of the organization.
Recruiting and hiring the best talent for all positions at all levels is a key element to Sodexo’s strategy for success as a global company serving more than 50 million customers in 80 countries and ten million people a day in North America alone. Sodexo’s award-winning programs designed to train, mentor and support the development of employees include a competitive summer internship program, a variety of courses offered to employees through an internal education resource called “Sodexo University,” and informal and formal mentoring programs in each business line and at the corporate level.
Sodexo, Inc. (www.sodexoUSA.com) is a leading integrated food and facilities management services company in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, with $7.3 billion (USD) in annual revenue and 125,000 employees. Sodexo serves more than ten million customers daily in corporations, health care, long term care and retirement centers, schools, college campuses, government and remote sites. Sodexo, Inc., headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., is a subsidiary of Sodexo Alliance (www.sodexo.com). Sodexo, Inc. funds the Sodexo Foundation (www.helpstophunger.org), an independent charitable organization that, since its founding in 1999, has made more than $9.2 million in grants to fight hunger in America.