Whirlpool Global Information Systems Leadership Development Program Internship, Summer 2019 in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Global Information Systems Leadership Development Program Internship, Summer 2019

Date: Jun 8, 2018

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation’s Global Information Systems Leadership Development Program (GISLDP) Internship emphasizes challenging roles, strong mentoring, robust learning and development, and rigorous talent management to help motivated individuals achieve their career goals. As a GIS Intern, you will have an opportunity to participant in a project-based experience designed to emulate full-time responsibilities in the GIS organization. Summer analysts gain unique exposure to GIS senior leaders and gain unmatched practical experience for pursuing a full-time role in Whirlpool Corporation's GISLDP opportunity.

If you are a driven individual looking to build your career in a challenging, innovative and growing customer-focused environment, this position could be a prime opportunity for you. As the world’s leading manufacturer and marketer of home appliances, Whirlpool Corporation is seeking highly-motivated individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment, are willing to learn, want to have a direct impact on changing customer lives, and want to excel in a global Fortune 200 company.

For this position, Whirlpool Corporation will not sponsor visas for candidates at this time.

Summer 2019 Program Description:

The GISLDP internship centers on meaningful and challenging roles. During the 12-week internship, you will work individually and with teams on projects. Through this project work, you will leverage your prior work experience and also stretch your skills in new areas. You will also have access to learning and development opportunities throughout the summer, with fellow GIS interns and with interns across the organization. Additionally, you will be paired with a summer mentor who will be dedicated to helping you develop and hone your leadership skills and navigate Whirlpool’s organization and culture.

Project assignments could be in areas such as:

  • Project Leadership: Project Planning & Estimating, Project Management & Delivery

  • Innovation and Emerging Capabilities: New technologies

  • Business Client Engagement: Business facing roles providing leadership and support to Supply Chain, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Customer Service, etc.

To succeed in this program, you will need the following skills, experience, and qualifications:

  • Progress towards M.S. or MBA degree in MIS, IT, Computer Science or related field with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 with an anticipated completion date in 2020

  • 3-5 years of practical work experience

  • Proven technical skills and outstanding leadership capabilities and experiences

  • Desire to work within a project management and IT consulting role

  • Desire to work in a global enterprise, lead challenging projects and drive organizational effectiveness through technology solutions

  • Global mindset to thrive in a diverse culture and environment

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex business problems

  • Strong communication, leadership, and project management skills

  • A proven ability to lead challenging initiatives

  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated ability to create strategy, build followership and drive differentiated results

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp. At Whirlpool Corporation , we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status.

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Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend

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