Students & Graduates

At Mars, we are constantly seeking out excited individuals who are ready to roll up their sleeves, innovate, challenge and change the way Mars does business. If you're ready to start your professional career with Mars, we have a plethora of exciting opportunities to choose from, including the Mars Summer Internship Experience, the Mars Co-op Experience and the Mars Finance Leadership Experience.

Discover our programs

We make sure we’re providing the support you need to achieve your long term career goals. By working together today, we can build a successful tomorrow.

Mars Internship Experience

The Mars Internship Experience is an 11 week summer program that combines diverse experiences and continuous learning for students with an investment in you that’s personalized. With support from your team, you will tackle a real world Mars project that will offer you the opportunity to leave your mark! The challenges will stretch you like never before, and you’ll also have numerous opportunities to build your network and have some fun! It’s a high-powered story, right from the start!

Mars Sophomore Experience

The Mars Sophomore Experience is a 2-3 day, all expenses paid, office visit at one of our Mars US sites.  This innovative program provides students with an inside look into our culture and career opportunities, while also offering professional development & leadership training. Students will quickly find that our unique culture grows the person, as well as the professional, and this experience opens up opportunities to be one of our top interns the following year!

Mars Co-ops

If you’ve set your sights on development, a Co-op is a great place to start. A Co-op is a 6 month position that combines diverse experiences and continuous learning for students, with an investment in you that’s personalized. Your team will guide you through our learn-on-the-job environment as you develop the ability to apply new skills to future challenges.

Mars Finance Leadership Program

The Mars Finance Leadership Experience offers three, 12-month assignments across different businesses, utilizing your finance and/or accounting skills and developing your learning agility.  These rotations will give you in-depth experience, that will prepare you for a robust financial career at Mars. You may find yourself as a Financial Operations Specialist, Sr. Accounting Specialist, or Financial Shaping Analyst, to name a just few of our potential rotational roles.

Who you are

A wide variety of people come to work for Mars, but they share the same core attributes and a passion to drive for success and quality in everything they do. We’re looking for people who are well organized and able to build strong connections, as well as flexible enough to adapt to challenges and able to proactively manage their own development, including asking for help when needed. Our working culture embraces difference, so we welcome people who can bring new ideas to our business.

What you'll do

We want to open up opportunities for you to explore today, so that you can lead Mars in the future. There are many distinct careers as a leader across our different brands, disciplines and geographies. Our Internship & Leadership Experiences help you to work towards a brighter future through diverse experiences and continuous learning, with a personalized investment in you.
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How to join us
We offer lots of advice on our selection process from the moment you apply all the way through to joining Mars. Learn more about what to expect from our application and hiring process.

A career journey that's right for you

Senior Mentoring

All interns and graduates benefit from coaching throughout their programs. Graduates will also benefit from a senior mentor as part of the program framework.
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Mars Ambassador Program

With the Mars Ambassador Program, Associates spend two to six weeks working with non-profit partners, making a positive difference to major social and environmental issues.
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Sustainability at Mars

Our Sustainable in a Generation initiative works to reduce our impact on the planet. Read more here.
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Mars University

Mars University provides high-quality learning for our Associates, 24/7. This combines with a whole culture of learning, where we naturally collaborate and learn from each other.
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Associate Resource Groups

With over 90 ARG groups globally, you can impact the communities you care about.
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Be Well Together

We take a holistic approach to Health & Wellbeing. Our Be Well Together Program helps to boost your health, energize your day, and live your purpose.

Proud to be Mars

Handshake Early Talent Award 2023
Universum's Top 100 Most Attractive Employers in Natural Sciences

Our Associate stories

Our business is built by our talented Associates. Find out what they have to say about working for Mars.
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Viditi Shah I've Learned To Expect The Unexpected - In Work and Life
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Neal Yang I've Achieved Things I Never Thought Possible, All Thanks To Mars​​​​​​​
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Jill Godbout How Mars Enables Early Talent To Solve Business Challenges From The Get-Go
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Hung Duc Tran A Recipe For Success: How Great Managers and Lots Of Training Opportunities Help You To Reach Your Potential At Mars​​​​​​​

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