Internship - Innovation and New Business
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 12/30/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAt Johns Manville we are seeking a creative and pioneering summer 2017 intern to join our Innovation team. This is a really fun and out of the box role to help spearhead new businesses. Think startup environment; where many hats will be worn. The Innovation internship may focus on a variety of entrepreneurial activities to develop new businesses opportunities to drive revenue growth.
POTENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES*Conduct market research in areas of interest to JM.*Interview customers to understand articulated and unarticulated unmet needs.*Investigated product and services concepts that may address customer needs.*Create a product value proposition and prototype as necessary/possible.*Communicate in both written and presentation forms the potential new business opportunities. *Research, find, and identify a +$50M new business opportunity for JM that addresses a customer need through technology, process or business model innovation.*Test and analyze new innovations *Create a marketing campaign for new innovations
* Pursuing a bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, Business, Finance, or Marketing.* Completed at least junior or senior year of undergraduate course work and enrolled in classes for Fall 2017 (Graduate students are also encouraged to apply).* Prior internship experience.* Able to create charts, format documents, analyze data, and write equations within MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Strong organizational, computer and communication skills * GPA of at least 3.0 at an accredited college or university.* Ability to be flexible.* Enjoys thinking outside the box.* Passion for creativity.* Able to meet commitments and deadlines* Enjoys working in a high paced team environment* Demonstrated leadership, team building and communication skills* Must have excellent writing skills
This position reports to the New Business Incubation Leader and will be given a mentor.
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM The Johns Manville Internship Program is designed to provide challenging and fulfilling work in your area of expertise. We also offer additional opportunities from community service events, social outings, and intern seminars to allow you to give back, network, and gain a broader understanding of JM and its functions. We take a holistic approach to your development and are committed to providing a valuable experience for both you and the company. At the conclusion of the summer, all interns will have the opportunity to present their achievements to functional leaders at our headquarters in Denver, Colorado.We encourage you to find out why interning with us is such a rewarding experience by checking out the internship page on our website and apply today!
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
JM has a long history of sustainable efforts and strives to continually improve our sustainability practices through a focus on innovation, productivity and leadership that ensures we meet the needs of current stakeholders without sacrificing the needs of future generations. For additional information please read our Sustainability Report