Excellent research and writing skills are required.
Course work or experience in environmental, land use, nonprofit, administrative, estate planning, property or local government law could prove useful. An agricultural background is helpful but not required. A 2L is preferred.
Michigan Farm Bureau, a nonprofit company and Michigan’s largest general nonprofit farm organization, is seeking to hire one summer legal intern in 2014. The primary focus will be agricultural law and regulatory issues affecting farmers. The position offers an opportunity to interact with governmental agencies, industry groups, and businesses and individuals associated with production agriculture. Other opportunities will arise as well.
Perform responsibilities of an entry level manufacturing/mechanical engineer including, evaluating processes, participate in lean manufacturing events, document processes, create standard work, assist with job safety analysis, assist and support training and research new technologies. This is accomplished by utilizing Symmetry Medical’s standards of Safety, Quality, Schedule, and Cost.
• Evaluate and document processes
• Create standard work
• Participate in lean manufacturing events
• Assist with job safety analysis
• Support training
• Research new technologies
• Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions
• Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Handle multiple projects concurrently while maintaining attention to detail
• Data management and interpretation
• Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
• Minimum 3.0 GPA and Intermediate Engineering/Business courses completed (will need to
provide transcript proof)
• Knowledge of MS Office applications, specifically Excel
• Work or volunteer experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
• The working conditions take place manufacturing environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
• Able to sit/stand/walk for a period of up to eight hours
• Able to wear proper PPE
TechSmith Corporation's Customer Service Interns are responsible for handling customer requests via in-bound phone calls and e-mail. The CS Intern will also process orders for TechSmith software and ensure that orders are accurately entered into the TechSmith database. The Customer Service Intern is a front line contact with TechSmith internal and external customers, and must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. A team player with a positive attitude is essential. TechSmith Corporation encourages interns to express their own distinctive talents and discover their own core competencies.
- Learn and understand the key concepts and uses of the TechSmith software, as well as a working knowledge of TechSmith software
- Work with the Customer Service team members in day to day operations as well as special projects
- Assist customers to ensure they have a positive experience in purchasing and installing our software
- Handle customer concerns, troubleshoot, and solve problems
- Excel in fast paced environment and thrive under pressure
- Work on a team and contribute as a consistently productive team member
Staff Relationship: Reports to Customer Service Manager
Compensation and Perks:
Competitive based on skills and experience. This is an hourly position with TechSmith Corporation. Hours are based on a consensus between you and your supervisor. We offer a fun and casual environment where you can wear jeans every day, drink free pop, and enjoy company-sponsored events.
The ideal candidate will be able to start immediately and work throughout the school year, as well as the summer, with the option to extend beyond if there is mutual interest.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Under supervision of the Chief Lending Officer, business credit analyst interns will assist the department in various tasks including, but not limited to:
Actively works with the Business Services department to cross-sell services to business owners
Responds to telephone inquiries from many sources, such as, members, branch personnel, and others. Answers questions concerning loan rates and related matters
Assists in preparing various periodic internal reports used to evaluate the performance of the member business loan portfolio
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
High school diploma required
Actively pursuing Associate or Bachelor degree in related field of study
Demonstrates empathy and a commitment to providing superior member service
Ability to assess member needs and offer alternatives
Displays high level of integrity
Seeks continuous learning and improvement through feedback and other means
Ability to be a self-starter and work successfully in a team-oriented environment
Open to change and to considerable variety in the workplace
High level of both written and oral communication skills
Ability to develop constructive and cooperative relationships with others, and maintain them over time
Ability to analyze problems and to arrive at a proper solution
Demonstrates a commitment to the community and giving back
Accepts responsibility and is accountable for high-quality results
Ability to cross-sell products and services as beneficial to members
Displays high level of creativity and innovation
Fosters a positive, energizing, fun, and diverse environment
Careful attention to detail
Capital Steel & Wire is seeking a part time purchasing intern to join our team at our DeWitt, Michigan office. This position will be15-20 hrs per week and a 3-6 month commitment. This postition is responsible for properly carrying out purchasing duties as assigned and executing other duties as assigned by the manager. Responsibilities include:
Gather information for quotes
Assist with aged inventory management
Communicate with sales and operations regarding order status
Reconcile outside processor/warehouse inventory
Keep approved status of mills and processor up-to-date
Obtain load IDs on orders that are ready
Perform other duties as assigned
Experience and Qualifications
Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong general computer skills are required. Strong organizational skills and attention to detal. Student enrolled in a college or university supply chain management program strongly preferred.
Physical and Environmental Requirements
Requires physical activity for extended periods of time such as computer work/keyboarding, telephone use, filing, bending, reaching, twisting, sitting and standing.
The Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Child Support Central Operations Unit serves as a centralized customer service center assisting all partners in Title IV-D of the Social Security Act. The function of the Central Operations Unit is to provide state-wide customer service, systems maintenance and enforcement support including locating services, tax offsets, opt outs, Michigan Child Support Enforcement System(MiCSES) database maintenance, central enforcement remedies and case management activities to all Title IV-D partners.
Interns will gain a knowledge in Title IV-D of the Social Security Act along with policies and procedures regarding various child support processes while performing duties related to the fraudulent Federal Tax Offset process. Some of the functions that the intern will be performing include:
In conjunction with the department technician, review and remove holds on child support cases in the MiCSES.
Reviewing and updating the MiCSES system to document the types of holds and actions that have been taken for partners.
Michigan Wildlife Conservancy, a 501 C (3) Non-profit organization has an excellent non-paid internship opportunity for a sophomore, junior or senior who will be/are majoring in Marketing and Communications. The Conservancy offers a casual atmosphere in a professional setting within a new office building with gorgeous vies of nature.
Schedule: Weekdays based on availability (15-30 hours per week.) Start date and end dates are flexible.
Education and Experience Requirements:
• High school diploma or GED.
• At least one (1) year of college-level course work with a 3.0 GPA. Primary study
areas could include advertising, communications, fine art, media arts and
technology, professional writing, or related fields.
• Required education, experience, or a combination of education and
experience includes, but is not limited to: the use of a personal
computer with word processing, spreadsheet and database software,
creation of letters and marketing materials, documents and
memorandum, and records management.
• Finally, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their
experience and competence in oral and written communication.
• Michigan Wildlife Conservancy reserves the right to utilize equivalencies where
deemed appropriate with regard to education and experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:
• Skill in basic desktop publishing and website management.
• Knowledge in the use of computer programs such as Microsoft Publisher to develop marketing materials such as brochures, flyers, and signage.
• Ability to promote programs, events, and volunteer opportunities in accordance with
Michigan Wildlife Conservancy brand,
• Ability to assist in scheduling and writing press releases and mass communications.
• Ability to adhere to Michigan Wildlife’s short and long term marketing goals.
• Ability to write and compile material to be used in blog posts and print newsletters.
• Knowledge in the development and implementation of social media plans and utilize Facebook and Twitter to promote programs, events, and volunteer opportunities.
• Ability to proactively identify tasks that need to be accomplished and work
independently to ensure their completion.
Physical Capacity Requirements:
This position requires the ability to walk, speak, hear, lift and carry, finger dexterity,
and visual acuity. It also requires the ability to lift 10 pounds with occasional lifting of
up to 40 pounds. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, if necessary, for
individuals with disabilities who can perform the essential job functions of the
Environmental Conditions of Position:
The majority of the work associated with this position will occur in the office
Essential Position Functions:
Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, the Communications Intern will undertake the following responsibilities:
• Design promotional materials such as fliers, brochures, and posters
• Create and implement communications campaign for programs and events
along with Michigan Wildlife Conservancy’s Communications Committee
• Write Press Releases and Public Service Announcements
• Manage content on Michigan Wildlife Conservancy’s website and social media
Other Duties as Assigned (5%):
• This Position Description does not include all tasks that may be completed in
this position. Duties may be added, removed, or modified at any time.
Work with young athletes, college and professional athletes through the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine - Dept. of Radiology Division of Sports & Cardiovascular Nutrition Spartan Nutrition and Performance Program (SNAPP).
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Reading scientific literature related to the performance testing and training
• Assisting and collaborating with Full-time personnel and other sports medicine staff
• Conducting training sessions including Dynamic Warm-up and Flexibility Drills, multi-direction speed and agility drills, Plyometric Drills, Core Stabilization; including medicine ball work, Lower body strength training
• Daily setup and maintenance of the training center; office tasks such as scheduling, etc.
• Chart keeping for each athlete
• Attendance during staff meetings
• Assisting with physiological testing
• Assisting with research and data entry
• Marketing and community outreach
Duties for Event Planning internship include:
Researching and exploring what our target market would find appealing to do
Making budgets, expense, profit, margin, spread sheets, detailed itineraries
Finding all legal liabilities
Actual event operations on the day of the event.
The Loss Control (Worksafe) Intern position will assist experienced field staff with on-site service and prospect meetings to gain understanding of business operations and loss control methodologies. This position will participate in identifying and evaluating exposures, hazards, and controls related to workers' compensation.
In a learning capacity this position will :
Gain an understanding of the business operations, management and organization of multi-location business operations and processes.
Assist with analyzing and developing loss related information, and service plans, presenting loss control reports to management with recommended corrections to physical weakness, reduce losses, and develop or strengthen management or administrative controls.
Assist with preparing recommendations with experienced field staff during on-site surveys to pursue or decline specific accounts.
Participate in training presentations and programs directed towards controlling losses or improving claim case management to all levels of management employees of business clients and small groups or associations.
Participates in job shadowing with experienced Loss Control staff by attending on-site service and prospect meetings to learn how to identify and evaluate exposures and hazards related to workers' compensation.
Gains exposure in writing quality reports for underwriting on the current status of an accounts safety and loss control programs and progress to address identified loss sources and exposures.
Gains understanding and learns how to analyze and evaluate extensive exposure, hazard, loss information and business operations and organization.
Assists in preparing loss control reports for multi-location business clients, and gains knowledge of recommendations to correct physical exposures and hazards, control losses and/or to develop or strengthen management/ administrative controls.
Assists in the development of training programs for supervisory/managerial employees of business clients and large groups/business associations regarding workers' compensation exposures and hazards as well as management or administrative controls and methods to reduce occupational exposures.
Learn and understand underwriting plans according to business and state jurisdictions and recommends profitable accounts for United Heartland.
Gains knowledge of workers' compensation statutes and case law, in federal, state, and/or industry occupational standards and codes, and in loss control efforts and advancements.
Assist in reviewing detailed internal and external reports utilizing charts, graphs, digital photos, and other insurance related software to support service direction provided to clients and to provide quality information at a level higher than normally expected in the industry.
Additional responsibilities and loss control projects as assigned.
This position description identifies the responsibilities and tasks typically associated with the performance of the position.
Other relevant essential functions may be required.
EDUCATION OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE:
Currently enrolled and active in an education degree program in the field of Bachelor of Science in Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health (OESH), Risk Management & Insurance, related field. A diverse knowledge of insurance company operations is beneficial.
Must hold a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 as of the most recent grading period. Must be considered a junior or senior status at college (or second year of Associates Program, or currently enrolled in Graduate school) Must be able to provide references and transcript upon request Must be able to successfully pass a background check
With proper education credentials no experience necessary. Previous work experience preferred.
SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES (SKA) REQUIRED:
Ability to analyze complex information and produce graphs, reports and charts to demonstrate findings. Ability to create professional presentations and supporting materials.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Strong PC experience, strong PC experience in Microsoft Office Suite and Internet research experience strongly preferred.
Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and initiate projects to meet outlined goals and objectives is required. Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and marketing skills required. Ability to proofread documents for spelling, grammar and punctuation.
Ability to exchange information clearly and concisely and to present ideas, report facts and other information.
Excellent time management and organizational skills necessary to meet service call expectations and to control expenses. Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills required. Active listening and the ability to actively ask questions.
Human relations skills, persuasion skills, and decision-making skills are essential
May require frequent travel.
Must possess a valid Driver's license and maintain a good driving record.
Must be able to conduct physical surveys at various times of day, week and/or, shifts requiring some early departures, late returns and possible third shift hours or weekend work.
Must be able to climb, stoop, bend, balance on various heights, crawl and lift up to 50 lbs.
As a team member embedded in an agile group of Software Developers and QA Engineers, you will create software products utilizing state of the art technologies. Take advantage of the opportunity to unleash your passion for software by contributing to real production code. With your team, you’ll celebrate all the hard work that goes into a successful release to market while gaining first-hand experience in cutting edge, lean-agile, software development methodologies.
Come build your portfolio and professional network as a Vertafore intern!
Come and accept the challenge of being a Vertafore intern!
Some samples of what you could be doing at Vertafore:
Contributing to Application Frameworks that will be used by multiple products.
Ensuring code quality to aid in successful product releases.
Develop third-party integrations, which are consumed by customers.
Work with databases and analytics to determine how customers use our products.
Additionally, you will be exposed to multiple roles and disciplines as well as work on what interests you. Here, you will grow your development skills in areas, such as mobile & web applications, object-oriented programming, service-oriented architecture, database, analytics and testing frameworks. Finally, all interns receive coaching and mentoring from our experienced professionals.
Be pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or a related field
Have a passion for technology and evidence of innovative or significant projects in or outside of class
Quickly pick up and apply new technologies and be proactive about learning
Contribute to a positive team environment
Possess good oral and written communication skills
Solid Object Oriented development skills
Java development skills
This will be a 12-14 week summer 2014 intership. All applicants must be available and eligible to work 40/hrs per week.
PM Environmental, Inc. (PM) is seeking Site Investigation/Remediation Group Interns for our Lansing, Michigan and/or Berkley, Michigan Regional Offices. PM is a growing, 20+ year old environmental and engineering services company with offices in 8 states. As a Michigan Site Investigation/Remediation Group intern, you will learn about PM, Environmental Consulting, and gain valuable real-life work experience.
Duties will include but are not limited to:
Basic Project Coordination and Management functions
Field Services Support functions
Desired Professional Qualifications:
A Junior or Senior Level student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Geology, Environmental Sciences, or Geophysics
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Keen attention to detail.
We are looking for a Summer Intern in our Credit and Audit departments. The internship will be located in East Lansing, MI and run from approximately May 12, 2014 until August 22, 2014. Some travel will be required.
Primary Responsibilities may include;
Credit Department Responsibilities
• Work on agriculture peer comparisons by gathering data from outside sources as well as internal lenders and analysts.
• Utilize GreenStone systems to gather, analyze, and present data related to the necessary projects within established timeframes.
• Work extensively with Microsoft Excel to input, analyze, and present the information to complete the projects.
• Stay up to date on all of the Michigan agricultural industries as well as country wide agriculture news.
• Assist Vice President – Credit on department reports.
Audit Department Responsibilities:
• Document and test several internal control processes in the finance area
• Record key controls and test them to ensure proper operation
• Current junior or senior pursuing a degree in Agriculture or Business/Finance/Accounting with an Agriculture background
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office products.
• Must have a 3.25 GPA or higher
Netvantage Marketing is looking for an Online Marketing Intern to work a maximum of 20 hours per week during the spring and summer. Netvantage is seeking an intern to perform a variety of online marketing tasks including:
- Writing articles, blog posts, and content for clients' websites and guest blogs
- Assisting with email outreach efforts
- Helping with social media campaigns and interactions
Applicants should possess a functional knowledge of Microsoft Office, Internet technologies, and social media platforms. Strong communication, organizational, and writing skills are a must. Keen analytic thinkers and problem solving skills are also preferred.
This individual will provide assistance to Grassroots Midwest staff in the area of graphic arts. Some responsibilities will include: invite, web, sponsor board, and literature design.