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POST DATE 10/11/2017
END DATE 3/17/2018

Ports America Baltimore, MD

Baltimore, MD
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


As a Ports America summer intern you have the opportunity to put your collegiate experiences and knowledge into action by working on high impact projects and within stellar divisions. Throughout your time you will be exposed to our operations; participate in informational sessions; collaborate with other interns and some of the best professionals in the industry. You will be introduced to tools and resources that will help you grow both professionally and personally. If you are excited about all of the above, then Ports America may be the right place for you!

Intern - Operations

Location: Baltimore, MA

Essential Duties

* Pre-plan, execute and supervise duties associated with all aspects of terminal operations and cargo handling
* Direct activities of union personnel as appropriate (including Longshoremen, Foremen, Marine Clerks and Terminal Office Workers)
* Maintain positive and productive relationships with staff management, labor unions as well as Ports America customers
* Enforce all health and safety requirements for terminal environment

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

* Pursuing a Bachelors degree in Logistics, Operations Management, Transportation, Maritime Administration, or Supply Chain Management from an accredited 4 year college/university
* 3.0 GPA or greater preferred
* 2018 (Fall) & 2019 graduates only
* Strong analytical and communication skills
* Excellent judgment and proven leadership ability
* Strong analytical and communication skills
* Enthusiasm and eagerness to learn
* Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
* Must be able to work in extreme outdoor temperatures, dusty conditions, and occasionally high levels of noise.

Ports America is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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