Company Description: Chick-fil-A is a privately held, Atlanta-based company that
supports over 1530 quick-service restaurants in 38 states. Each store is operated by a
franchisee (“Operator”) who is self-employed. The Operators make their own
management decisions including hiring, training, inventory control, etc. The corporate
office supports the stores by providing accounting services, marketing support,
operational consulting, and information/network services.
2010 sales of Chick-fil-A exceeded $3 billion. The company has enjoyed consistent
growth with very conservative financial management policies. Chick-fil-A has made a
major commitment to the use of information technology to position the company for
growth in the coming years.
The I.T. department mission is to simplify the company’s processes by applying
information technology while we provide the service necessary to keep the business
The Corporate Purpose of Chick-fil-A is: “To glorify God by being a faithful steward of
all that is entrusted to us. To have a positive influence on all who come in contact with
If you are interested in any of the following positions, please submit a resume to:
Layne Hellman, IT-HR Staff
Chick-fil-A 2012 IT Summer Interns will be involved in a variety of technical projects,
working alongside our full-time corporate IT staff. We typically host between 4-6
summer interns. In the past, intern projects provided experience in the following areas:
Our internship program has evolved into a tremendous learning experience. Not only
do our interns do real work, they also participate in a variety of activities that help build
relationships and business knowledge. Last summer's interns had individual exposure
to top executives of our company, including our CIO, CFO, Director of HR, and Dan
Cathy (President and son of founder), and Truett Cathy (CEO and Founder). They
attended the "Vision and Values Tour", discovering the history of Chick-fil-A. Interns
were also included in team outings and social events. These are just a few of the
activities that could await you.
We care about attracting the best and brightest people to our IT Department. This is a
unique opportunity to be part of the Chick-fil-A family for a summer, get great
experience, and see if this is the right place for you.
Qualifications: 2012 IT Interns must have housing and transportation. We also require
a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.3 major GPA in an IT-related field of study.
The IT Associate begins their career as a member of the Software Development
Lifecycle Team within the Information Technology Department. After 3-6 months, the IT
Associate will have opportunities to pursue a career in a variety of IT Functions. IT
careers can be functional or technical depending on the strengths and interest of the
employee as well as current business needs.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a technical field of study; Strong
analytical and problem solving skills; Good interpersonal skills: gets along well with
others; Good written and oral communication skills; Servant spirit with strong sense of
stewardship; Attention to detail; Self-starter who completes tasks without excessive