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LifeWork Search (www.lifeworksearch.com)
is an MRI Network affiliate (www.mrinetwork.com),
the world's largest management and professional search firm with over 600
offices in 36 countries. Our office specializes in Supply Chain within Consumer
Goods and has been consistently ranked in the top 25% of our offices
globally.We are located in Westport, MA
Overview of the internship
The intern will be
heavily involved in internet research, entering information into our database,
and posting information to certain websites.At that same time, they will gain valuable insight to Supply Chain
and/or Recruiting as a profession.
Primary duties and responsibilities:
Most of the duties
and responsibilities of the intern will be based from our computer
database.The student will assist the
Office Manager with ongoing database maintenance tasks, helping to make our
database efficient and profitable. He/she will be responsible for use of
websites such as Linkedin (a professional networking site), Indeed and Monster
to search for possible companies and candidates, and heavy use of search
engines like Google, to research missing contact information.
What will the student learn from this experience?
The student will get
a good understanding of both the Supply Chain and Consumer Goods industries.This position will help to better the
student’s organizational and research skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Applications.
The intern will also get an in-depth look into the professional world.As we help supply chain professionals take
their careers to the next level, the intern will learn the ins and outs of the job
searching / interviewing process – giving them a much better understanding of
exactly what employers are looking for.This
internship can be a great stepping stone into their own career.
Academic preparation of the student required (graduate,
senior, junior, courses taken, GPA, etc.):
Junior with an
ultimate interest in Supply Chain, Operations / Operations Management, Human
Resources or Sales would likely get the most out of an internship at LifeWork
Search. We are also looking for a second
intern who has strong MS Excel skills.
Student must be
internet savvy, have good time management skills and be familiar with Microsoft
Hours of work:
Flexible / Open to discussion.
Start and end dates:
We would like this
position to be an ongoing process, right now looking for a Fall 2014 semester