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Liberal Arts Career Services, Operations Team Leader Internship, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11041

Fri, January 1, 2016

At Amazon, we’re not just looking for people who want to be part of a business; we’re searching for people who want to build businesses. The Operations organization is critical to Amazon's success. Every day we face unique supply chain challenges that involve millions of unique products and tens of millions of customers. At Amazon we will give you all the autonomy you need to innovate on behalf of our customers. Throughout your internship at a fulfillment center, you will leverage your strong team building and leadership skills through a number of different avenues, and dive deep into the management of process improvement and develop greater scope on your leadership ability. The ideal candidate will strive to become a successful people manager within the Operations Field in the future at Amazon. This is your opportunity to impact people’s online experiences all over the world. If you want to be involved in creating the future of online retail, and are dynamic, organized, and a self-starter join our Operations Team as a Leadership Intern. 

You must also be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship. 

What’s in it for you? 

There are three pillars of our Operations Leadership Intern Program 

The majority of your internship will be spent training and acting as an Operations Team Leader. You will learn the leadership skills necessary to inspire and motivate a team of Amazon Associates. The drive that is instilled in our teams is what allows Amazon to be a leading online retailer. 

During your internship you will dive into Standard Work and Continuous Improvement. Most projects are rooted in process improvement. Past interns have worked on changing processes within our fulfillment center, improving Associate engagement, and developing important reporting tools to be used across the network. 

During your internship with Amazon you will have visibility into one of the world’s most complex supply chain networks. You will see what it takes to run a facility that can ship a micro-chip to London and a canoe Japan. You will also have the opportunity to interact with senior leaders, giving you the opportunity to learn from some of the industry’s best and brightest. 

Program Quick Facts: 

Term: 10 weeks 
Benefits: Competitive Salary, Relocation and Housing Assistance, Travel to Intern Conference 
Locations: Opportunities are available nationwide at Amazon Fulfillment Centers. This position will likely not be based out Seattle. 

· Students must be pursuing a bachelor's degree with graduation date between December 2016 and June 2017 
Preferred Qualifications 

· Leadership Experience - We are looking for students who are standing out and making a difference in their classes, student groups, part-time jobs and extra-curricular activities 
· Degree in Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, General Management or related field is a plus 
· Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) 
· Analytic minded students who have a passion for data-based process improvement 
· Students with a strong interest in an Operations/Supply Chain Management career 
· Strong Academic Performance 

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer

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