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Applied Learning Internship - Risk Management

Job Overview

The Applied Learning Internship Program provides on-the-job experiential learning, exposure to numerous business leaders and functions, and formal educational opportunities to students within the Consumer-Packaged Goods and Beverage (CPGB) industry. 

Interns work on function-specific business projects throughout the duration of the program with the support and guidance of their manager. Interns gain a broader understanding of the business and CPGB industry through guest speakers, customer field experiences, facility tours, and individual / team-based experiences (i.e., one-on-one meetings, team lunch, customer meetings, etc.). Additionally, interns participate as a cohort in numerous leadership development workshops intended to develop and refine professional skill sets.    

This is a part-time paid opportunity with potential to convert to full-time opportunity upon graduation based on intern’s performance and business hiring needs. Average weekly hours will range from 35-40 hours per week. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Gains exposure to business leaders representing a variety of functions such as Sales Operations, Customer Management, Warehouse, Product Supply Planning, Human Resources, Finance, and Marketing
  • Performs day-to-day responsibilities in assigned role to gain experience, develop business acumen, and aid in project work/recommendations
  • Performs quantitative and qualitative analysis in the assigned functional area to support business projects and objectives 
  • Prepares and presents project work/recommendations to business leaders at conclusion of program 
  • Participates in instructor-led and online learning, intern leadership development workshops, and off-site customer field experiences

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Proficient skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and a general understanding of data analysis techniques
  • Collaborates, communicates, and develops relationships of trust with others in a way that is professional and impactful
  • Asks questions to understand an issue from multiple angles and poses creative solutions to challenges
  • Takes initiative to contribute to or positively affect change
  • Prioritizes responsibilities and manages time to deliver commitments on time and to expectations
  • Receives feedback and applies feedback to continuously improve work product and or performance

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • Currently enrolled rising Sophomore, Junior, or Senior pursuing an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • In a Risk Management major or minor program

Preferred Qualifications

  • Related experience

Work Environment

May vary depending on assignment