Fareway provides a number of training and developmental related opportunities for its employees:
Annually, Fareway provides thousands of young employees the opportunity for a “first job”, practicing core foundational skills such as communication, professionalism, collaboration and adaptability, contributing to future success in the workplace.
Fareway offers a variety of internship opportunities, both in retail and corporate. Internships typically vary from 30 to 90 days in duration.
To learn more, please visit Fareway Retail and Corporate Internships or reach out to your manager and supervisor.
Apprenticeship/Work Study Program
Registered Meat Cutting Apprenticeship Program available with select school districts, entails both a school-delivered curriculum as well as required on-the-job training, experience, and specific requirements.
Work-Study Programs are available with select school districts.
Retail Mentoring Program is a six-to-eight-weeklong structured program including intensive/hands-on training of specific retail-related competencies and skills.
Retail Sales Team Program is a two-year “participation by acceptance of application” focusing on refinement and fine-tuning of Retail, Merchandising, and Leadership/Management skills.
Retail Management Training Program (Grocery & Market) is a multi-year program focused on introducing, practicing, demonstrating, and mastering retail management competencies, potentially culminating into a retail management opportunity.
Transfer Program participants typically transfer to multiple retail locations while completing the Management Training Program.
Non-Transfer (NT) Assistant Program participants typically remain in a single location or single geographical area while completing the Management Training Program.
College Partnerships and Scholarship Opportunities
Buena Vista University is proud to offer a Strategic Partnership with Fareway.
Upper Iowa University is proud to have a Corporate Advantage Partnership with Fareway.
University of Dubuque LIFE Accelerated Adult Degree Program is proud to offer an Employer Partnership with Fareway.
IGIA Scholarship Eligibility: Awarding over $100,000 annually to Fareway employees or family members.
Fast Forward Program: Up to $5000 reimbursement available for qualified student loan expense ($100/mo).
Fareway Branded Apparel
New, updated logo and customizable embroidery options are now available for NON-UNIFORM sportswear and accessories:
Fareway Meat Market Personnel(Omaha 165, Lincoln, 179, Ames 189, Beaverdale 225, Olathe 226, Luverne 228)
Fareway Corporate/Boone Campus Personnel(Delivery available only to 380)
Midwest Quality Wholesale Private Store (Delivery available only to 380)