Alltech Corporate Career Development Program

2015 Alltech Career Development Group


The Alltech Corporate Career Development Program will equip participants with the skills necessary to contribute to Alltech’s international business. This well-rounded program offers exciting opportunities for 10 recent, high-caliber university graduates from around the world. This group will take on significant responsibilities early on, while pursuing careers in a variety of countries and in fields such as animal nutrition, crop science, algae, finance, quality, operations, marketing, research and more!

Individual placements will be arranged based on company needs and candidate strengths.

Who are we looking for? Candidates who:

  • Recently graduated with a Bachelor's or Master's degree
  • Have limited industry and work experience (no more than 1 to 2 years of experience)
  • Are fluent in English (second language is an advantage)
  • Are bright, quick learners and creative thinkers
  • Are able to thrive in an international environment
  • Possess strong time-management skills and are capable of working well under pressure
  • Are flexible and open to a variety of projects
  • Take great pride in their quality of work
  • Show excellent communication skills
  • Are strong team players
  • Are able to commence work by February 2017


The 12-months, full-time, salaried position for entry-level professionals begins with an intensive induction and three month training period at Alltech’s global headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. After this, members will be placed in crucial support roles encompassing a wide range of responsibilities within our various departments.

The induction will provide an overview of the company and include training in the areas of team building, leadership, presentation skills and working in a multi-cultural environment. Participants will  be exposed to senior leadership and an array of company resources.

After the initial 3-months, members of the program will be placed in roles that fulfil established company needs under the supervision of a line manager.These mentors will provide regular advice and feedback on progress and conduct periodic reviews.

In addition to great hands-on experience and practical knowledge, you will become a vital part of a close-knit, cross-functional team of peers to whom you can turn throughout the program and your career.

You will also be introduced to president and founder, Dr. Pearse Lyons, and several leading personalities from the Alltech team. These connections will foster professional development and growth.

Our goal is to retain the talent nurtured throughout the year. Upon successful completion of the program, members will be ready to expand contributions to the company’s overall growth strategy!

Q & A

Applicants who have recently graduated or are expected to graduate with a Bachelor's or Master's degree. 

Applications are closed.

All applications must be submitted in English, the primary business language at Alltech. You will need to be able to communicate with us in English, in both written and spoken forms.

Successful candidates will have hands-on opportunities to gain valuable business skills and take ownership of developing solutions for emerging industry issues. Successful applicants will be mentored by the best that the industry has to offer and have access to Alltech’s president and founder Dr. Pearse Lyons, a world renowned entrepreneur and scientist, who has a personal interest and commitment to this program.

Yes! The Alltech Corporate Career Development Program is looking for candidates from diverse fields of study with a high level of engagement, passion, and creative thinking. If you want a specialized career path in agribusiness, additional information about the Alltech Career Development Program streams can be found at

Due to the nature of this program, it would not be appropriate to have participants with long-term industry experience. However, you are welcome to apply for other opportunities at

Due to the nature of the program we cannot accept deferred entrants.

All communication regarding the outcome of your application will be via e-mail from the Alltech Corporate Career Development Program team. Please save our address in your address book to ensure you receive our emails.

Given the variety of positions offered, responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Promote Alltech’s events and products
  • Support global sales growth
  • Business development and management
  • University outreach
  • Contribute to the expansion and deployment of Alltech solutions

Applicants who complete the Alltech Corporate Career Development Program will be offered a competitive salary.

It is our intention that participants will contribute strongly to Alltech and proceed to enjoy a rewarding and challenging career within one of Alltech’s divisions in a relevant country.

Send an e-mail to: where our Alltech Career Development Program Team will be happy to help!

Candidates will be proposed by appointed managers and licensed assessors to the Alltech Selection Board, for this program, upon which a decision will be made.


Applications are closed.

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Alltech Career Development Program Team