Networking Opportunities

"Coming to this country without knowing English or much about American culture was very difficult. My first job at the age of fifteen was with Price Chopper and it totally changed my life. Teammates treated me like family and I found management to be very helpful and supportive. I started as a cart-collector and worked my way up to full-time Front End Supervisor. While I was in college I was hired as an engineering intern, which showed me all that the company had to offer. I even turned down a job with General Electric to work here and I do not regret it. I come to work each morning with a smile on my face, happy to be part of the Price Chopper family."

Subhan S.
Jr. Engineer Intern

Internships are available for students enrolled in an accredited college or university.

You can apply for an internship online.

The Internship

The internship is a 10-week program that begins on June 3, 2013. During this time, interns are exposed to various business areas and one assigned project. At the conclusion of the program, they present a final project and are eligible for a scholarship based on these criteria:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Talent Management Specialist and Supervisor recommendations
  • Demonstrated community service, fundraising, and participation in school/extracurricular, civic and/or leadership activities
  • Interest in a Price Chopper career
  • Holding a part-time job while attending school
  • Completion of a final project presentation and a Steering Committee interview

Award Levels

  • 1st Year Award: Price Chopper Scholarship - $2,000
  • 2nd Year Award: Lotte Meers Scholarship - $4,000
  • 3rd Year Award: Tillie Golub Schwartz Scholarship - $6,000
  • 4th Year Award: Founders Scholarship - $8,000

These scholarships are available only to individuals who are selected for internships annually.

The scholarship amount varies based on the number of times the individual has won the award.

Awards increase each year the intern completes the program successfully.

Interns must apply/re-apply for scholarships annually.

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