News | 07/28/2023 Liebherr USA, Co. receives 2023 "Top Employers for Interns” award

  • Liebherr USA, Co. recognized as a 2023 Virginia Top Employer for interns
  • Award distributed to programs providing high quality experiences to enhance student’s skills for post-grad opportunities
  • Celebratory luncheon held to recognize Liebherr USA, Co. interns on National Intern Day

Liebherr USA, Co. received a 2023 Virginia ‘Top Employers for Interns’ award. This annual award is distributed to 100 employers in Virginia who provide comprehensive internships assisting students in developing skills and gaining professional experience to be utilized in Virginia’s workforce.

Liebherr interns and managers socialize over celebratory lunch.

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Interns and managers discuss their experiences at Liebherr.

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Liebherr USA, Co. was selected as a recipient of the 2023 “Top Employers for Interns” award by the Virginia Talent + Opportunity Partnership (V-TOP) and 757 Regional Internship Collaborative, Region 5. This collaborative was launched in March of 2022 through a partnership of Old Dominion University and the Hampton Roads Workforce Council with a goal of creating a pipeline of talent for employers across Hampton Roads.

This annual award recognizes 100 Virginia employers who provide high-quality internships to students. Examples of noteworthy intern programs include exposure to senior leaders, structured mentorship programs, housing allowances, paid time off, security clearances and training for industry certifications.

“All the award winners demonstrate a commitment to meaningful internships,” said Peter Blake, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia Director. “High-quality internships enhance a student’s educational experience and strengthen our workforce.”

The ‘Top Employers for Interns’ awards mark one of several examples the Commonwealth celebrates Virginia Intern Day, which recognizes employers and interns for their participation in work-based learning opportunities. The 757 Regional Internship Collaborative, Region 5, also hosted an event dubbed ‘Intern Night Out,’ on July 27th to recognize and celebrate the award recipients.

Celebrating Liebherr interns

Liebherr USA, Co. recognizes National Intern Day, July 27th, each year, highlighting current interns and their professional experiences within the company. This year, Liebherr hosted a luncheon celebrating the USA interns and their contributions to their respective departments.

“Liebherr is not a standard company. They have a solid set of values and treat employees like family,” noted Xavier Brown, Graphics & Media Intern for Earthmoving and Material Handling Technology. “The flexibility to work from home, solid communication between myself and my supervisor, and wonderful work environment are all reasons I enjoy coming to my internship each day.”

The Liebherr companies in Virginia currently offers internships in many fields including Engineering, Logistics, Manufacturing, Human Resources, Marketing, Accounting, and Purchasing. Liebherr also offers industry specific internships for the 10 product segments that fall under the umbrella company headquartered in Newport News, VA. Additional internships can be found at Liebherr’s main offices throughout the country including Miami, FL, Houston, TX, and Saline, MI.

The Group also provides opportunities for international interns to join each of our four US companies, rotating them throughout various departments providing opportunities to learn US business management practices.

“Receiving a ‘Top Employer for Interns’ award is an honor for Liebherr. We value interns and their contributions to our company,” said Melissa Silva, Manager of Recruiting. “This award is important to Liebherr because it highlights our efforts to develop pipelines for future full-time employees. We want to be the employer of choice for students who are enrolled in post-secondary education programs seeking real-life work experience.”

For those interested in pursuing an internship or career opportunity with Liebherr in the USA, please find all open positions listed on our website.