Job Title: Intern Sourcing
Job Requisition Number: RC189487
Memphis, Tennessee 38125
Position Summary This is a 10-week assignment for students pursuing a graduate degree. Assignment will be for FedEx Services Sourcing & Procurement. Under direct supervision, performs duties as assigned. Student participates in a number of organized events providing visibility into the overall operations of FedEx.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Enrollment as a graduate student in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Mathematics, or other quantitative discipline.
Full-time internship opportunity in the Memphis, TN area from June 2020 to August 2020.
Under close supervision, the successful candidate may assist with researching industry standards and best practices, evaluating and enhancing business processes, conducting market analysis, and developing other strategies within a category.
Knowledge and skills considered a plus
- Basic category management, strategic sourcing, and/or procurement knowledge/skills
- Basic knowledge of supply chain, risk management, and/or project management.
- Ability to analyze and interpret data into sound recommendations
- Research and evaluation skills utilizing the internet and surveys.
- Strong working knowledge and/or experience with MS Office tools such as Project, Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint.
- Ability to synthesize large volumes of data (quantitative and qualitative).
- Experience in analytical/quantitative business, supply chain, finance, operations, or economics.
- Strong analytical, communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, presentation, collaboration, organizational, problem solving, planning and time management skills.
- Ability to multitask, meet deadlines and work in a high-pressure environment.
- Ability to work productively and proactively, both independently or as part of a team.
- Strong initiative, personal drive, demonstrated leadership, and critical thinking/thought leadership.
- Enrollment as a graduate student in Supply Chain, Business, Finance, Mathematics, or other quantitative discipline.
- 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.
- Email address.
- Telephone number.
- 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.
- Overall GPA.
- Major GPA.
- Date of intended graduation (Month and year).
Expected Internship Program Timeline
- Interviews typically occur October-January.
- Offers are typically extended October-February.
- Internship occurs early June-mid-August.
The Memphis, TN area
Relocation assistance not available
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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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