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When preparing for your QUIC interview, please choose a specific job description that relates to your major from the list below.  Although QUIC Interview titles on FisherConnect indicate "Full Time Career, Internship," you will choose the type of position (internship or full-time) and the Specialization you will be interviewing for in your mock interview. Descriptions for full-time and internship positions are available below, organized by Specialization.

Assume that when you interview, you will be interviewing for this internship or job at the company assigned to your mock interview. Be sure to read each position description carefully.  You will want to study the job description you have chosen and be able to discuss the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications with your interviewer.

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Bullet Accounting

Audit Staff

Full Time & Entry Level

Overview:

Audits financial statements including reviews of quarterly financial information. Audits internal control over financial reporting (as required by Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Act).

Duties & Responsibilities:

Our external audit services include:

  • Develop an understanding of the our Company's audit approach, methodology & tools
  • Establish working relationships with client personnel
  • Perform analytical review of audit documents
  • Review client accounting and operating procedures and systems of internal control
  • Identify accounting and auditing issues; perform research to solve issues that arise
  • Exhibit a professional, business-like demeanor
  • Prepare financial statement reports and documentation supporting our Company's audit opinions
  • Apply concepts of risk assessment
  • Design and perform tests of internal controls
  • Provide recommendations for improved controls and enhanced business efficiency

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science/Business Administration or Master of Science in Accounting
  • Must meet minimum requirements to sit for CPA exam before beginning full-time employment
  • Relevant work experience (e.g. internships, summer positions, school jobs) desired
  • Demonstrated leadership with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels
  • Willingness to travel for out-of-town engagements

Internal Auditor

Full Time & Entry Level

Overview:

Conduct or assist in conducting reviews of assigned organizational and functional activities by performing an evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls over those activities.Our internal auditors determine and report on, within the assigned audit segments, whether organizational units in the company are performing their accounting and operational control activities in compliance with prescribed management policies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Works under the direction of senior member(s) of the department in executing financial, operational and SOX audits. Communicates audit status and results timely and effectively.
  • Prepares memos, work papers, audit reports and other documentation to departmental standards.
  • Helps prepare draft reports to management of audit observations, findings, and recommendations.
  • Prepares narratives and flowcharts to document key business processes.
  • Assists in recruiting activities.
  • Performs activities in support of the Company’s Sarbanes Oxley compliance requirements, including training of process owners to help assure the proper execution of their SOX responsibilities.
  • Utilize data mining and CAATs tools to improve effectiveness of audits and help identify unusual items or trends for further study and analysis.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science/Business Administration or Master of Science in Accounting
  • Ability to sit for the CPA exam preferred
  • Relevant work experience (e.g. internships, summer positions, school jobs) is helpful
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze current practices for compliance with regulations
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels
  • Willingness and ability to travel (domestic and international) as required. Travel is variable both in frequency and duration and could approximate 40%.

Tax Associate

Full Time

Overview:

Our associate program begins with a comprehensive TLS training course intended to acquaint associates with the office, its people, and procedures. Tax training bridges the gap between academic training and initial assignments and responsibilities. The course is instructed by members of our tax practice staff and includes case studies, practice exercises, communications modules and significant hands-on microcomputer practice. Upon completion of the tax training program, associates will be assigned to various departments as contributing tax professionals.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • As an associate in the tax practice at our company, your responsibilities will include:
  • Advising company managers on the U.S. tax implications of their domestic operations to obtain an optimal tax minimization strategy;
  • the opportunity to concentrate your efforts on a variety of tax issues including acquisitions, IRS examinations and other transaction-based consulting projects;
  • becoming involved in significant tax planning issues and preparing and reviewing corporate tax returns;
  • becoming familiar with business organizations, procedures, and environments;
  • developing an understanding of the firm's service approach, lines of business, and professional requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in accounting is preferred; specializations in finance or economics, with a strong accounting background, will be considered
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities and the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization from senior associates down
  • PC proficiency

Bullet All Specializations

Corporate Strategy Analyst

Full Time & Entry Level

Overview:

The position reports directly to the Director of Strategic Planning & Business. The Strategic Planning and Business Development Group serves as an internal consulting group, and as such the ability/desire to travel (on a project by project basis) both domestically and internationally is viewed favorably.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead critical business analysis on key strategic issues
  • Provide critical thinking and analytical capabilities to the SBD group and their customers (P&L leaders).
  • Lead initial investigation of new business development opportunities, including: (1) Identify and evaluate potential candidates for investment, acquisition, or strategic partnership. (2) Provide analytical support for M&A activity through market, company, competitive, and valuation analysis throughout acquisition cycle.
  • Perform planning activities in the areas of strategy formulation for business units, product-market strategy, and company-wide strategy.
  • The candidate will be considered for MBA Program sponsorship (full time or through Executive Programs) after 18-24 months. Candidate’s performance will be evaluated against criteria critical to receiving consideration for sponsorship.
  • The successful new hire will have the ability to consider opportunities in other locations (including Chicago, IL, Knoxville, TN, Seattle, WA along with International locations spanning the globe) as their career progresses.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS from a top-tier undergraduate institution preferably in Finance, Economics, Business Administration. Minimum GPA: 3.5/4.0.
  • The candidate must have a track record of outstanding success relative to peers
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and evidence of making a contribution to groups and projects
  • Experience using strategic frameworks and analysis
  • Experience in modeling abstract and ambiguous business problems
  • Flexible, adaptable, willing to put in extra effort

Bullet Finance

Corporate Financial Analyst

Full Time & Entry Level

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist and develop recommendations for execution strategy for corporate finance activities for our system, including issuing debt obligations and preferred stock, common stock and other securities. Administer outstanding securities including sinking funds, maturities, refinancings, etc.
  • Support and complete analysis of financing alternatives, and assist in formulating financing plan for our system, including reviewing documentation.
  • Support regulatory proceedings including completing cost of capital analysis and responding to data requests.
  • Conduct analysis in support of negotiations and execution of bank facilities.
  • Support and analyze interest rate, foreign exchange and other hedging transactions.
  • Administer as necessary the financing requirements for the leasing program: Assess leasing requirements for assets; maintain contacts with prospective lessors; solicit bids for leasing equipment from lessors; evaluate leasing proposals; and oversee ongoing administration of all active leases.
  • Demonstrate the highest standards of ethical behavior and support the company's Corporate Compliance Policy.
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidates for the Corporate Finance Analyst position…
  • are about to or have just completed an undergraduate degree, with a specialization in finance or economics, with a solid understanding of financial theory
  • have a genuine interest in business
  • have a strong commitment to excellence and personal and professional growth
  • have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and an aptitude for analytics
  • have a strong record of leadership in a work setting and/or extracurricular activities
  • enjoy working on teams
  • find problem solving exhilarating
  • enjoy "getting the job done"
  • are resourceful, responsible, patient, tenacious, informed, independent, confident and full of energy

Financial Leadership Development Program

Full Time & Entry Level

Overview:

The Financial Leadership Development Program (FLDP) prepares college graduates with majors in Accounting and Finance for financial management in our company. Each FLDP member spends two years in the program, during which time he or she can expect to complete approximately four or five separate professional work assignments. The assignments are within Financial Planning and Analysis, General Accounting and Manufacturing Accounting. They are carried out in a variety of work environments such as: corporate and division headquarters, plants and other operating environments. The goal of the program is to identify and develop our future Financial Managers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

During these rotations, you will:

  • Master both technical and strategic skills of business in
  • Business analysis and manufacturing operations
  • Plant accounting and internal audit
  • Financial reporting
  • Work on cross-functional teams in a range of businesses and disciplines
  • Establish a broad base of knowledge and relationships
  • Build a solid record of on-the-job performance
  • Develop valuable leadership skills
  • Gain a very broad view of our companies
  • Discover opportunities available across businesses and functions

You will build competencies such as:

  • Customer analysis and consulting
  • Competitive and supplier analysis
  • Business diagnostics and strategic and annual operating planning
  • Pricing practices
  • Business development and capital investments
  • Compliance audits

Qualifications :

  • Candidates for the FLDP program should be able to:
  • Demonstrate a solid grasp of business concepts, realistic judgment, and quantitative and critical thinking skills
  • Maintain data integrity and accuracy and use data to identify and solve problems
  • Plan, organize and prioritize multiple tasks within a defined time period
  • Write and speak clearly, concisely and persuasively
  • Model and describe leadership (integrity, drive, courage and initiative) in personal and professional experiences
  • Work effectively with others
  • Recognize and address the strengths and weaknesses in one's self and others
  • Preferred candidates are students graduating from a Bachelor's program with a concentration in Finance or Accounting

Bank Associate Leadership Program

Full-Time

Overview:

An 18- to 24-month program that introduces you to our organization’s culture, environment, and will familiarize you with our processes and systems. Up to five rotations, diverse in location and assignment, will give you a broad understanding of our infrastructure and help increase your technical and management skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assignments will be in one of three paths within the Bank Associate Leadership Program.
  • Corporate Operations participants will
  • Gain experience in staff supervision
  • Participate in quality and process-improvement initiatives
  • Learn and experience production/process management.
  • Consumer and Commercial Loan Services participants will
  • Gain experience in production and project management
  • Become familiar with information services, applicable lines of business,
  • Learn organizational management and project methodology.
  • Information Services participants will
  • Participate in classroom instruction
  • Work on challenging work assignments in corporate operations, consumer and commercial loan services and/or other applicable lines of business

Qualifications:

  • Defining strengths that successful candidates will have include:
  • Bachelor's program with a concentration in Finance or Accounting,
  • Proven leadership abilities in a variety of project and team experiences
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Effective at selling concepts and ideas
  • Sound and balanced analytical thinking
  • Ability to synthesize and communicate complex information
  • Aptitude to make accurate judgments about a business’s financial position

Bullet Human Resources

HR Generalist

Overview:

The Human Resources Development Program is designed to recruit, develop and retain high potential BA, BBA, and BS graduates who possess the human resource skills, motivation and mobility to develop into future Human Resources leaders. The program consists of three rotational assignments within the Human Resource function, each lasting 8 months. The rotations provide participants the opportunity to work in all facets of the HR organization and develop relationships with senior HR leaders. Each rotation will provide a different set of learning and developmental opportunities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

While working in human resources, you will be responsible for providing HR products, services and systems (staffing, performing, learning, and rewarding) needed to support the site’s performance and business objectives. These include:

  • Providing organizational excellence support
  • Modifying policy and procedure in accordance with business requirements
  • Defining and delivering team development activities
  • Leading HR activities and projects such as staff planning, compensation, survey and benchmarking studies
  • Administrating discipline and performance management systems
  • Managing employment processes and EEO/AAP efforts
  • Promoting and fostering diversity

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelors in a relevant major such as: Human Resources, Industrial Labor Relations, Business, Organizational Studies, or Organizational Psychology
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships in a culturally diverse environment
  • Strong writing skills and presentation ability that will be important for interaction with senior business leaders
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and competencies
  • Strong intellectual/analytical capabilities
  • Strong problem solving and negotiating skills and relocation flexibility

Bullet Logistics

Supply Chain / Transportation & Logistics Coordinator

Full Time & Entry Level

Overview:
The logistics coordinator supports the Logistics Account Executive by coordinating the daily load activities by talking with carriers, customers, suppliers and vendors ensuring that goods are picked up and delivered on time.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acts a liaison between the manufacturer/supplier, trucking carrier and receiver,
  • Perform market analysis of vendor competitiveness, support analysis for contract negotiation and review, track vendor performance (on-time arrival, downtime, customer service, safety, etc.),
  • Execute modal analysis (rail vs. marine vs. truck), analyze cost, risk, and service, analyze transportation asset utilization, optimize distribution networks,
  • Locates carriers for loads. Communicates at least once a day with the carrier during transport, from pick-up to delivery,
  • Builds and maintains relationships with carriers,
  • Maintains the spreadsheet of the Logistics Account Executive’s carrier information,
  • Accurately enters and maintains up-to-date information on a continuous basis in the Dispatch Program,
  • Works quickly to resolve problems that may develop on a load,
  • Provides on-the-job training and direction for Logistics Account Executive Trainees,
  • Negotiates rates with carriers within the parameters provided by the Logistics Account Executive

Qualifications:

  • Strong work ethic, energetic, fast learner
  • Self directed with good problem solving skills
  • Outstanding organizational skills, excellent time management skills, and ability to manage many activities at a time
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with rapidly changing priorities
  • Ability to work in teams in a diverse work environment
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Ability to effectively train others
  • Strong verbal communication skills — face to face, over the phone, and through email
  • Able to simultaneously handle multiple phone lines
  • Basic word processing and spreadsheet skills
  • Must be available to occasionally take calls during the evening and weekends, and work half days 1 Saturday a month.

Bullet Management Information Systems

Information Systems Development Program

Full-Time

Overview:

The Information Systems Development Program (ISDP) is designed to recruit, develop, and retain high potential individuals who possess the skills and motivation necessary to develop into IS professionals. The program will consist of two rotational assignments, each lasting approximately four months. Each assignment is designed to give the individual exposure to a broad range of work experience and will provide the individual the ability to develop a core skill set. The overall length of the development program will be eight months. Opportunities as an IS Application Analyst and IS Technical Analyst will be available to those participants successfully completing the Development Program. These positions serve the purpose of performing analysis, design, technology application, service management, and release testing/deployment activities associated with the implementation of IS products and services.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Based on the position (Application or Technical), the scope of responsibility may include participation in some or all of the following:

  • Collection of business requirements for IS products and services; selection of technology products satisfying those requirements
  • Mapping and/or configuration of hardware/software
  • Justification and acquisition of hardware and software components ·Operation and support of production, test, and training environments ·Second level systems support
  • Performance monitoring and tuning of production, test, and training environments
  • Development, testing and on-going maintenance of Disaster Recovery Plans
  • Managing vendor and partner relationships
  • Business process design
  • Development of software customization, conversions, and systems interfaces
  • Development of testing plans and test data
  • Development of standard reporting
  • Systems testing, including testing of the integration of multiple IS products in a release package
  • End user training

Qualifications:

  • We are looking for results-oriented individuals who get involved in a tangible way and directly impact the success of our diversified groups of businesses.
  • Successful candidates must possess strong communication skills
  • Flexibility, adaptability, able to handle change
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work with third-party resources
  • Capacity to work independently as well as within teams in a diverse work environment
  • A BA or BS in Information Systems, business field, or related science is required.

Bullet Marketing

Marketing Coordinator

Full Time & Entry Level

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Marketing Coordinator will work individually and/or within a team in the creation, production, tracking and on-going management of marketing initiatives in support of corporate sales and revenue goals. Marketing initiatives include activities such as:

  • Channel partner campaigns
  • Direct marketing campaigns,
  • Sales support (collateral, proposals, etc.)
  • Website development
  • Media relations
  • Event coordination,
  • Advertising,
  • Investor relations and customer communications
  • Conducting market research for new products, including the assessment of pricing and promotional strategies for existing products
  • Monitoring and reporting on product placement and sales
  • Marketing budget management

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Communications or a closely-related field
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including strong editing/proof reading abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and competing demands simultaneously.
  • Experience coordinating projects across multiple groups and levels within an organization
  • Experience working independently with consistent follow-through
  • Experience facilitating meetings, discussions, and recording outcomes or pending actions
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Experience working with graphics programs (such as Photoshop, Quark, Illustrator, etc.) is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of html and/or html-editors, such as Dreamweaver or Frontpage, preferred

 

Sales and Field Marketing Representative

Full Time

Overview:

As a Sales & Field Marketing Representative, you will service our key accounts within an assigned territory and learn the fundamentals of our business, customers and product lines. Perform market planning, sales and service of division products to retail accounts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate new and existing products, maintain listing and write orders.
  • Create and manage in-store displays and promotions and perform other functions necessary to establish and maintain positive customer relations.
  • Act as a business consultant to manage profit/loss centers & sell through
  • Seek, analyze and relay a variety of information about and from customers/prospects regarding sales potential of a line or specific items, consumer reaction to those items, price, margins, terms of sale, etc. to enhance competitive position.
  • Develop relationships with all store personnel to maximize sales
  • Assess the needs of retailers and develop strategy to meet those needs for each customer within legal requirements, accepted sales practice and company policy.
  • Participate in Event Marketing end-user programs such as trade shows, store openings and in-store events, teacher in-services and school fairs.

Qualifications:

  • College graduates with a 4-year degree Marketing or related area seeking to learn and practice the trade of a consumer products-related business through a fast-paced, high energy, dynamic position
  • Qualified candidates must have a proven record of commitment, ambition and drive toward establishing and achieving goals
  • Candidates must also be able to work as part of a team and have demonstrated leadership ability
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential to this position.
  • Candidates must be willing to relocate anywhere in the continental United States

Bullet Operations

Operations Development Program

Full-Time

Overview:

Our Development Program in Operations is a fast-paced set of courses that can turn you into a well-rounded, results-driven leader who is ready to move into a decision-making supervisory position.By gaining first-hand experience in our distribution centers, you'll learn the necessary skills to manage our streamlined distribution process and help drive operational results and customer satisfaction. Our distribution centers and plants across the country will offer you hands-on experience to help you develop your skills in project management, business process improvement, and labor management. We encourage and coach all participants to achieve outstanding results by giving them challenging and rewarding responsibilities.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Development Program in Operations lasts six months and offers rotations that concentrate on:

  • warehouse operations
  • inventory management
  • transportation
  • customer service
  • field sales
  • corporate operations
  • purchasing.
  • Rotational opportunities are available throughout the United States and are based on company requirements. Each rotation will help you to develop, improve and supervise people, products and processes - all aimed at preparing you to be a more effective supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • The Operations Development Program primarily recruits Bachelor degree candidates in operations, logistics and transportation and supply chain majors who meet the following minimum requirements:
  • An excellent academic record
  • Relevant internship or work experience in supply chain management
  • Strong leadership skills supervising and leading individuals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Innovative problem solving skills
  • Takes initiative
  • Interest in a supervisory role in a diverse work environment
  • Willingness to relocate and work second shift

Bullet Real Estate

Real Estate Investment Analyst

Full time career position

As part of our corporate financial investment division, we have an aggressive real estate investment area.This position will support two senior loan officers as a financial analyst in all aspects of producing mortgage loan investments in their respective territories.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze commercial real estate mortgage investment submissions.
  • Independently produce discounted cash flow valuations and other financial analysis using established parameters and direction from loan officers.
  • Prepare drafts of applications and investment committee presentations including limited negotiation of same.
  • Gather, initially review and process information for internal appraisal, environmental and engineering studies.
  • Travel as required (with loan officers and eventually independently) to inspect, analyze and negotiate commercial mortgage investments.

Performance Skills sought:

  • Communication: Able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; read and interpret complex information; talk with customers or clients; listen well.
  • Continuous Learning: Able to stay informed of current industry trends; learn and apply new concepts and demonstrate career self-reliance; identify own areas of opportunity and set and monitor self-development goals.
  • Policies, Process & Procedures: Able to act in accordance with established guidelines; follow standard procedures in crisis situations; communicate and enforce organizational policies and procedures; recognize and constructively conform to unwritten rules or practices.
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving: Able to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; able to use reason, even when dealing with emotional topics; review facts and weigh options.
  • Quality: Able to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines
  • Team Work: Able to share due credit with coworkers; display enthusiasm and promote a friendly group working environment; work closely with other departments as necessary; support group decisions and solicit opinions from coworkers; display team spirit.

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of commercial real estate investments including valuation and legal issues
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Excellent PC skills including Excel, Word and discounted cash flow analysis (Argus preferred)
  • Ability to interact professionally and independently with a wide variety of borrowers and mortgage bankers across the country
  • Highly developed communication and presentation skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work on variety of projects simultaneously both independently and as part of a team

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Bullet Accounting

Audit Intern

Overview:

The role that accountants play in protecting the capital markets system has never been more visible. Fulfilling that role, our Assurance practice helps ensure that the financial information our clients report to the public and other stakeholders is clear and reliable. Join our company and, during your 12 week internship, you can play a part in providing the assurance that the world's global capital markets need to operate effectively. Our Company's Assurance teams go inside companies and get to know their businesses - and then ask questions, test assumptions, and provide assurance that the company is reporting information that investors and others can rely on.

Duties & Responsibilities:.

Every assignment is a chance to learn, to grow and to learn how businesses operate from the top down. Our Assurance business is dynamic and fast moving and involves working with clients that range from high potential start ups to the global Fortune 500. Our professionals are constantly challenged to learn more so that they can provide our clients with the highest quality service. This learning takes place through interaction on the job with colleagues and clients, through formal training programs, and through the insights provided by mentors and coaches. Our Company truly is all about our people - that's why we hire the best. We look for individuals who are ready to be challenged, to team with others in a diverse organization, to take responsibility for their personal growth, and to help our firm operate with the highest level of integrity in a complex environment.

Qualifications:

We are looking primarily for Accounting majors (BS/BA, MA/MS or MBA). In addition candidates should:

  • Have a client service orientation and have the ability to successfully interact with clients and company professionals
  • Possess creative problem solving skills; detail oriented with the ability to understand complex processes
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; able to give and receive feedback
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team, yet function well with independent responsibilities
  • Able to assume leadership and accept responsibility
  • Be highly motivated and interested in taking the initiative for their personal growth and development
  • Excellent time-management skills; be able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks

 

Internal Auditor Intern

Overview:

Twelve week internship assisting staff auditors in planning, performing, and reporting on financial and operational audits, under direction of the Internal Audit Manager. Interns benefit from exposure to all levels of company management, the daily operations of the company, and to our Big 4 public accountants.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Auditors and interns will also be heavily involved in the audit testing required under the new Sarbanes/Oxley law. Assignments may include testing the controls of Revenue, Cash Receipts, Accounting and Computer Systems, Payroll, Purchasing & Expenditures, Inventory, etc., plus other projects. Interns will also assist in writing summary reports to management after each audit performed, including their conclusion and any recommendations for improvements to procedures and controls.

Qualifications:

  • Must be highly motivated, take initiative, and work professionally with and without supervision
  • Demonstrated leadership moving projects along to completion
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage ambiguity
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to analyze current practices for compliance with regulations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels
  • Willingness to travel around the state for some assignments

 

Finance and Accounting Intern

Overview:

Our Finance & Accounting internship offers you the opportunity to experience a breadth of assignments as well as the flexibility to meet your individual career objectives as we work together to build our businesses. Finance & Accounting is unique since we work across every area of the business, both domestically and globally. Our role is to provide leadership to business decision making as well as manage the company’s financial and accounting affairs to maximize long-term profits, cash flow, and return on investment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Our intern assignments are real finance and/or accounting work designed to allow you to experience, first-hand, the type of work we do. As an intern, you can make an impact on the business as well as continue to build your analytical, technical and leadership skills. Most projects offer the opportunity to work with individuals in a variety of capacities within the area you’re assigned and, potentially in other functions. You’ll have an individualized work plan that will guide you throughout the summer and you’ll get coaching from your immediate manager throughout your internship. Your assignment could be in one of our Global Business Units, as well as our Marketing Development Organization, Global Business Services, and all Corporate Functions including the Tax Department. Locations could be at our Global headquarters or at one of our other business locations across the U.S.

Our internship program is viewed as our primary opportunity to hire the top talent across the U.S. that we hope will lead to full-time employees. Our decisions on full-time offers are made prior to you returning to school. And, before making your final career decision we offer you a chance to return for a visit to reacquaint yourself with us. Former interns receive an outstanding compensation and benefits package upon returning.

Qualifications:

  • A solid background in Finance and/or Accounting along with demonstrated leadership ability is required for those interested.
  • Confidence and mental agility, with strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Strong social skills and professionalism required to build and develop long-term relationships with senior level clients
  • Solid team attitude; able to lead and to follow in order to achieve goals
  • The stamina, flexibility, and commitment needed to deliver accurate work under deadline pressure
  • High level of motivation and ability to deal imaginatively and effectively with fast-changing developments
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management talents
  • High level of initiative

Bullet Finance

Finance and Accounting Intern

Overview:

Our Finance & Accounting internship offers you the opportunity to experience a breadth of assignments as well as the flexibility to meet your individual career objectives as we work together to build our businesses. Finance & Accounting is unique since we work across every area of the business, both domestically and globally. Our role is to provide leadership to business decision making as well as manage the company’s financial and accounting affairs to maximize long-term profits, cash flow, and return on investment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Our intern assignments are real finance and/or accounting work designed to allow you to experience, first-hand, the type of work we do. As an intern, you can make an impact on the business as well as continue to build your analytical, technical and leadership skills. Most projects offer the opportunity to work with individuals in a variety of capacities within the area you’re assigned and, potentially in other functions. You’ll have an individualized work plan that will guide you throughout the summer and you’ll get coaching from your immediate manager throughout your internship. Your assignment could be in one of our Global Business Units, as well as our Marketing Development Organization, Global Business Services, and all Corporate Functions including the Tax Department. Locations could be at our Global headquarters or at one of our other business locations across the U.S.

Our internship program is viewed as our primary opportunity to hire the top talent across the U.S. that we hope will lead to full-time employees. Our decisions on full-time offers are made prior to you returning to school. And, before making your final career decision we offer you a chance to return for a visit to reacquaint yourself with us. Former interns receive an outstanding compensation and benefits package upon returning.

Qualifications:

  • A solid background in Finance and/or Accounting along with demonstrated leadership ability is required for those interested.
  • Confidence and mental agility, with strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Strong social skills and professionalism required to build and develop long-term relationships with senior level clients
  • Solid team attitude; able to lead and to follow in order to achieve goals
  • The stamina, flexibility, and commitment needed to deliver accurate work under deadline pressure
  • High level of motivation and ability to deal imaginatively and effectively with fast-changing developments
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management talents
  • High level of initiative

 

Corporate Finance Intern

Overview:

Our finance department consists of corporate finance, treasury operations, financial risk, international treasury, investments, and risk management. This internship could work in one or more different areas within the company.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of the corporate finance group include management of the ratings agencies and bank relationships, and development and maintenance of the capital structure. Treasury operations manages the company’s cash flow, interest expense, and short-term investment portfolio. Financial risk designs and executes the company’s hedging strategy as it relates to foreign exchange and interest rate exposure. International treasury manages the international capital structure, and works on various initiatives concerning international cash. The investments group manages the investment of the company’s core cash as well as advises the company regarding investment choices for the various benefit plans. Risk management is responsible for maintaining adequate insurance coverage on the company’s assets.

Potential project areas include cash management including cash flow, investing, and short term borrowing; corporate finance including transaction and project management, M&A activities and share repurchase; and/or financial risk including strategy, domestic and international market analysis.

Qualifications:

  • Strong financial and mathematical analysis skills
  • Overall analytical aptitude and excellent problem solving skills
  • Detail oriented and can deliver accurate work under deadline pressures
  • Excellent time-management skills and comfort working simultaneously on a broad range of projects
  • Capable of supporting peak demands for time on special projects
  • Proficient in the use of major software platforms
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills needed

Bullet Human Resources

Human Resources Intern

Overview:

As a Human Resources Intern, you will be assigned to projects in one or more of the following areas: Compensation, Talent Acquisition, Benefits, Human Resources Information Systems, and Generalist support. The Intern projects are designed to rapidly expand your skill set as well as provide you with a broad perspective of Human Resources.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help identify and assess opportunities to bring new talent into the organization
  • Review Compensation and Benefits strategies to ensure that current strategies are helping attract and retain talented people, while also meeting business needs
  • Support a specific business unit with all of their human capital needs
  • Design and develop training programs that will enhance the skills of employees
  • Facilitate employee performance management processes, that will provide employees with candid feedback to help them grow
  • Briefly experience a line supervisory role in a call center or a manufacturing division
  • Participate in special projects that will enable to better serve its human capital around the world

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelors in a relevant major such as: Human Resources, Industrial Labor Relations, Business, Organizational Studies, or Organizational Psychology
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to build and maintain relationships in a culturally diverse environment
  • Strong writing skills and presentation ability that will be important for interaction with senior business leaders
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and competencies
  • Strong intellectual/analytical capabilities
  • Strong problem solving and negotiating skills and relocation flexibility

Bullet Logistics

Transportation & Logistics Intern

Overview:

Fortune 500 company with six-month internship opportunity to contribute to the success of our company by applying business and analytical skills to our logistics area. Interns will go through a 3-week intensive training program to prepare them for their assignments. During the internship, interns will learn about the company, meet top executives, and participate in numerous events for interns.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Study, recommend, and implement improved logistics practices. Generate SAP reports to assist the transportation hubs with fleet management, rail tracking, and inventory management. Develop spreadsheets or database applications (Access) to perform various equipment tracking or performance metric collection and reporting. Test new software implementations, version upgrades, expanded use logistics oriented applications, as well as, document various policies, systems, procedures. Utilize project management software to identify, sequence, and track task status. Assist in financial and cost analysis efforts. Each intern will also work on a significant project and present the results of the project to senior management at the end of the internship.

Qualifications:
Knowledge of MS Office Suite and SAP preferred but not required. The ideal candidate is a Junior or Senior enrolled in Supply Chain or Logistics Management, previous internships experience a plus.

The successful candidate must possess the following:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • A high level of enthusiasm for the purchasing/logistics profession
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • A high level of maturity, and a strong willingness to learn
  • An excellent academic record
  • Relevant course work in transportation and logistics
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills in diverse teams
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proven leadership abilities even in the face of conflict

 

Supply Chain Intern

Overview:

We are seeking to recruit supply chain managers of the future. To facilitate development into management roles, employees receive a variety of work assignments and exposure to multiple aspects of our supply chain operations.

Supply Chain Duties, Responsibilities, and Work Assignments:

  • Communicate with suppliers on order status and price quotes, manages open order reports, and create purchase orders. Intern will also perform SAP contract entry and reporting queries in order to analyze inconsistencies.
  • Research and process all potentially obsolete inventory, investigate and correct negative inventories and discrepancies; plan for materials and order materials to support the projection planning. Position requires daily work in SAP and Interspec.
  • Work closely with quality specifications, including regulatory requirements. Work will also include gathering data to support assumptions to move projects forward and designing data architectures to support the projects.
  • Provide assistance with the execution of best practice Customer Support and Distribution projects and gather data to support assumptions to move projects forward. Work with internal contacts as well as outside representatives to gain required knowledge around business processes impacting the project designs.
  • Identify critical inventory issues, evaluate trade-off of cost and service to customers’ satisfaction, and communicate resolutions with internal customers. Also assist with management of finished goods and dependent demand to meet inventory investment policy guidelines.

Qualifications:

  • Seeking highly motivated individuals with a demonstrated record of academic excellence who are interested in developing a career in supply chain management
  • Demonstrated commitment to exceptional standards of performance and productivity,
  • Effective team worker with a willingness to embrace new ideas and learn continuously.
  • Strong communication abilities
  • Leadership skills that move projects and teams to success
  • Problem solving and critical analysis skills with the ability to communicate to diverse populations
  • Flexible with ability to work in any of the following locations: Connecticut, North Carolina, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, California, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee, Missouri, Kansas, New Jersey, Puerto Rico.

Bullet Management Information Systems

Technology Development Intern

Overview:

This internship program effectively combines on-the-job training with company sponsored classroom education. You'll spend 80 percent of your time on specific project assignments, with exposure to a variety of technology and business experiences that will help you prepare for an IT position. This internship is flexible and can be 12 to 24 weeks in length.

Duties & Responsibilities:
As a participant in the Technology Development Internship Program, you'll work on a wide range of projects while attending frequent educational seminars. You'll gain exposure to different technology areas through varied project assignments for a three to six month time frame. Throughout the program, you'll have the opportunity to meet with key IT and business executives and to attend a series of workshops and seminars on business and professional development.

You can expect:

  • A detailed individual development plan
  • Feedback on your performance throughout the program
  • Peer interaction and networking
  • Individual coaching with our manager, mentor and TDP Manager.


Qualifications:
We are seeking :

  • Results-oriented individual who gets involved in a tangible way and directly impacts the success of our diversified groups of businesses.
  • Project management skills including time management, goal setting, meeting deadlines, setting priorities, multitasking
  • Team-focused individual who can both lead a team or be a contributing to a team while also being about to work independently
  • Strong communication skills including the ability to explain complex ideas effectively
  • Flexible individual who can adapt to change
  • Junior or Senior working towards the successful completion of an undergraduate degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or Related Science is required.
  • Strong academic and personal achievement, as evidenced by a minimum GPA of 3.0 / 4.0.

Bullet Marketing

Marketing Research & Product Development Intern

Overview:

We are a company who has always relied on innovative products as well as innovative approaches to business. That demands unique and dynamic environment focused on: stretching to reach the breakthrough goal, innovative ideas and visionary leadership, and increasing the speed with which we make decisions to get our products into the hands of consumers. We make new products come to life by being the bridge between products and the consumer. We interact and understand what consumers want, then create concepts, products, processes & packaging that meets or exceeds their needs better than anyone else.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Duties include but are not limited to consulting with internal clients, contributing to the designing, planning and execution of research projects as well as integrating information sources for deeper insights. Intern will assist in researching vendors and methodologies, questionnaire development, data analysis, report writing, and creation of presentations under the supervision of a senior market researcher to assist in determining client research needs. Additional opportunities include in-depth interviewing and/or focus group moderating.

Qualifications:
Position Requirements:

  • Effective professional oral and written communication skill; excellent public speaking skills
  • Ability to build working relationships with the research team and internal clients
  • Well-developed mathematical, statistical, and analytical skills
  • comfortable with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Able to analyze data, draw conclusions, create solutions and methodologies and implement them
  • A proven record of success through goal setting and managing action steps
  • Able to handle a high level of stress

 

Summer Sales and Marketing Intern

Overview:

As a Summer Sales & Marketing Intern, you will spend 12 weeks in our Field Sales department, working within a District Sales Team. In this internship, you will work directly with our Sales team to gain an overview of the sales process and have the opportunity to directly contribute to our organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

You will be involved with product demonstrations, competitive analysis, customer relations, financial qualification, and sales techniques. You will work with the Territory Sales Managers in their retail accounts. Additionally, in the last six weeks you will prepare an analysis and presentation on a real, local business challenge. This program is an outstanding opportunity to learn more about the company and a career in sales. The contributions of our Summer Sales Interns are very valuable and put into use. At the end of your summer internship, you will be considered for a full-time employment offer from our company to begin upon graduation.

Qualifications:

  • strong interest in pursuing a career in sales
  • ability to communicate ideas that influence others
  • ability to work effectively with customers and other employees
  • ability to plan the use of time and resources efficiently
  • ability to apply and enhance the company’s abilities to evaluate information
  • ability to produce innovative, quality results
  • ability to understand own impact on the organization
  • strong work ethic
  • exceptional verbal and written communication skills (face to face and phone)
  • proficient computer skills with working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software
  • organized and detail oriented
  • energetic, enthusiastic and able to handle rejection/set-backs
  • resourceful in overcoming challenges and obstacles
  • comfortable in a fast-paced environment

Bullet Operations

Operations Intern

Overview:

The Operations Management Assistant Intern program is designed to provide the individual with an opportunity to learn as much as possible in a limited time span about our production operations function. The individual will also receive an orientation to the total plant facility operation at their location, and an overview of our supply chain & technology organization and the total company. (Interns will be assigned to work in one of our facilities across the country.) The operations function provides support to Marketing, Sales and Distribution in the areas of planning, transportation, customer service and warehousing. This involves managing inventory levels, ingredient and material requirements, transportation operations, and personnel systems, as well as planning production schedules and distribution patterns. The Intern may also be assigned one or more projects involving various subject matters.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The OMA Intern will have exposure to similar experiences assigned to a full-time Operations Management Assistant (OMA), including one or more of the following responsibilities:

  • Ordering ingredients and packaging material to support plant production schedule
  • Managing inventory of ingredient/material, ensure proper rotation and inventory turns
  • Developing a logistic flow of packaging materials that supports marketing plans
  • Playing a liaison role between plant operations and headquarters planning
  • Tracking key indicators of performance in meeting customers requirements
  • Providing primary customer service support to customer service facilities and customers

 At the completion of the internship, the intern will receive a formal evaluation of his/her contributions and performance. Interns will also get the opportunity to present their accomplishments to leaders of the operations function during a wrap-up event at our headquarters toward the end of the internship.

Qualifications:

  • Sophomore or Junior with a major in Transportation, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or Operations Management
  • Leadership including leading innovation, energizing and developing people, delivering outstanding results
  • Integrity, accountability, assuming responsibility for success
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Adaptable and flexible; able to think quickly in stress situations

Bullet Real Estate

Real Estate Intern

Overview:

We are seeking an intelligent and self-motivated student for a 12 week Summer Real Estate Internship Program. The program is designed to give the candidate an exposure to a variety of real estate services and practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply current coursework theory and knowledge to ongoing projects and gain valuable real estate job experience in the following areas:

  • Management Consulting Experience: strategy, business process improvement, organizational assessment
  • Industry Experience: corporate real estate, public sector, real estate companies, economic development, and real estate brokerage
  • Analytical Skills: financial modeling skills, process mapping, corporate finance, logical reasoning, and problem solving skills
  • Areas of Specialization: real estate development, leasing, transaction management, site selection, financial advisory services, sale-leaseback transactions, and occupancy cost control
  • Real Estate Transaction Experience: leasing, acquisition, disposition, financing, asset management, facilities management, construction management, and fee-based consulting services

Job Requirements:

  • Qualified internship candidates have completed their sophomore year of college; junior or senior preferred
  • Possession of solid academic achievement (3.0 GPA or higher) is desired.
  • Strong analytical and logical reasoning skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency with basic Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Involvement in student activities and/or some work experience.
  • Must have basic office skills including: the ability to perform basic math, operate a calculator, be able to operate standard office equipment, and be able to create/maintain filing systems
  • Superb communication skills and professional demeanor and be able to interact with all levels of employees. Ideal candidate has a positive attitude.
  • Must have organization and planning skills; the ability to work in a fast-paced environment; and have the ability to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality