Job Type: Internship
Date Posted: 02/21/2013
Summary: At C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. our roots run deep. In 1905, Charles Henry Robinson started a small produce brokerage that developed the traditions and standards of service that shaped the Fortune 500 Company we are today. As a global provider of multimodal transportation and produce services, we are headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN and operate through a network of more than 8,350 employees in more than 230 offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and the Middle East. We are the largest third party logistics (3PL) company in North America, and our services extend to more than 35,000 customers globally, ranging from other Fortune 500 companies to small businesses in a variety of industries.
Our people are our greatest asset and create a unique corporate culture that has built strong relationships with customers around the world. They execute our tradition of service on a daily basis and take pride in sustaining our dynamic leadership in the transportation logistics industry. You'll feel the energy the moment you step into one of our branches. That energy is what inspires us to find motivated individuals to join us in our quest to find solutions, develop innovative technology, and provide exceptional service to our customers.
Start your career by doing an internship with Fortune's 2010 'Most Admired Company' and Business Week's 'Best Place to Launch a Career'! The aim of our World Class Internship Program is to offer you extensive learning opportunities to enhance your potential - and is closely aligned with our Transportation Sales position. As part of our Internship Program, we will expose you to multiple facets of the logistics and transportation industry, such as; building cross-industry carrier and business relationships, transportation information systems, sales and negotiation techniques, and distribution management. We will challenge you to demonstrate your full potential with the goal of becoming an essential part of our C.H. Robinson team. Our Sales teams provide logistics, sourcing and global forwarding services to organizations around the globe and focus on building strong relationships and providing a high level of customer service. An internship with one of our offices will offer you not only broad based exposure to our industry, but also real life experience to leverage as you begin your career!
As an Intern, you will be exposed to
Sales and Purchasing
Financial Management and Account Receivables
Logistic Management and Transport Economics from a 3rd Party Perspective
Distribution Patterns, Tracking and Tracing
Logistic Information Systems
Candidates who are available 30+ hours are preferred.
We are currently looking for interns available for the Summer.
Qualifications: Undergraduates at a Junior or Senior Level individuals pursuing a Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, Communications, or related major are a plus.
Strong Communication and Negotiation Skills
Enthusiastic, dedicated to the challenge of helping other people
Duties: Equal Opportunity Employer
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
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