This is a 10-week assignment for students pursuing a college degree. Assignments are directly related to intern's academic degree. Under direct Supervision, performs duties as assigned. Student participates in a number of Organized events providing visibility into the overall operations of FedEx.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree. Student has received bachelor's degree from an accredited university. Enrollment as a graduate student in Business, Finance/Economics, Communications, Computer Science, Management, Project Management, Information Systems, Operations Management, Operations Research, Supply Chain/Logistics, Transportation, Engineering, Technology, Math, Marketing, or related major.
Position Information: Full-time internship opportunity from June 2020 to August 2020. This position can be domiciled in the Memphis, TN area or the Memphis, TN area.
Under close supervision, the successful candidate may assist with providing analytical support to drive efficiency, consistency and control throughout current business initiatives. The intern may assist with industry market research, global business intelligence, and emerging trends analysis. The intern will analyze specific business metrics and research/analyze data, industry trends, and market information to gain insight into transportation and logistics metrics in identified industry verticals.
Responsibilities may include assisting with one or more of the following:
Consult with work streams by providing project management best practices to the project teams.
Plan and facilitate meetings.
Conduct analysis related to global revenue optimization and demand forecasting.
Perform analysis and provide recommendations on data extraction and use in the FedEx costing methodologies and the FedEx Express transportation network.
Extract and analyze data as well as forecast revenue and volume trends.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Knowledge or experience with one or more of the following: data analytics, process engineering, forecasting/modeling, strategy planning, and the transportation/logistics industry.
Experience in analytical/quantitative business, operations, economics, or engineering.
Working knowledge in project management, data mining, forecasting, SQL, SAS, Java, C/C++, HTML web design, advanced Excel (PivotTables, vlookup, VBA), VB.NE, 3rd or 4th generation computer languages, UNIX, and/or RDBMS.
Project management skills (Ideally with knowledge of the project management process and understanding of project management tools, such as Primavera P6).
Knowledge of Agile and the Scaled Agile Framework.
Experience with program and project dashboards and project estimation tools such as SLIM.
Strong leadership, organizational, communications, and analytical skills, including experience with Access and Excel.
The following are considered a plus:
Enrollment in graduate level degree program in Business, Management, Operations Management, Supply Chain/Logistics, Operations Research, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Analytics, Engineering, Technology, Math, or related major.
Ideally, plans to graduate within 12 months of completing the internship and begin full-time employment.
Resume should include the following information:
College address and permanent home address.
The following regarding the degree you are currently pursuing and any previous undergraduate or graduate degrees:
Name of college/university.
Degree (For example, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctorate).
Major and/or minor.
Date of intended graduation (Month and year).
Expected Internship Program Timeline:
Interviews typically occur October-February.
Offers are typically extended October-February.
Internship occurs early June-mid-August.
Domicile Location: This position can be domiciled in the Memphis, TN area. Relocation assistance not available
Want a career where you are empowered to make a difference? Want to work for a company that is environmentally responsible? Want to grow and develop on the job? If so, FedEx is the place for you! Every day FedEx delivers for its customers with transportation and business solutions. FedEx serves more than 220 countries and territories around the globe. We can serve this global network due to our outstanding team of FedEx employees. FedEx has over 400,000 talented employees who are tasked with making every FedEx experience outstanding. FedEx has been recognized on many different lists both for business success and for being a great employer.
Here are some of the recognitions FedEx has received from the past couple of years:
Fortune "World's Most Admired Companies" – 2019
Forbes "Best Employers for Diversity" - 2019
Reputation Institute "World's Most Reputable Companies" – 2019
National Business Inclusion Consortium "Best-of-the-Best Corporations for Inclusion" - 2019
Women's Business Enterprise National Council "America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises" - 2018
Corporate Responsibility Magazine "100 Best Corporate Citizens" – 2018
Black Enterprise "50 Best Companies For Diversity" – 2018
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