• Innovation Intern

    Location US-RI-Providence
    Job ID
    2018-7471
    Category
    University Recruiting - Opportunities for Students and Recent Graduates - Internship/Coop - Other
  • Overview - External

    Through FM Global’s hands-on, year-round, paid corporate innovation internship program, students compete for a unique opportunity to work with the innovation team to gather and analyze data to support FM Global’s initiatives and position the company competitively in the market.

     

    Experience you will gain:

    Unlike internships at other companies, FM Global’s innovation interns gain meaningful, real-world experience in gathering, analyzing and evaluating market data and researching market performance and analysis as it relates to products and services. As an intern, you will receive excellent mentoring and supervision and gain real world working experience in a corporate environment. Your qualitative and quantitative contributions will play an integral role in assisting the innovation team to position FM Global both as an industry leader globally, as well as an employer of choice locally.

    Responsibilities - External

    At FM Global, you can expect to develop confidence and marketable skills by engaging in or assisting with many of the following activities:

    • continuously scan competitive landscape for emerging trends and opportunities. ;
    • identify and communicate relevant consumer insights, competitive intelligence, and analytical findings to the broader innovation team ;
    • conduct research and summarize findings/offer perspectives to support compelling and research supported perspectives on emerging technologies trends to the team
    • prepare presentations, data visuals to support the research;
    • receive excellent mentoring and supervision; and
    • gain real world working experience in a professional, corporate environment

    Qualifications - External

    To be considered for FM Global’s year-round market research internship, you must:

    • Maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher;
    • Major in Market Research, Innovation or Business Management;
    • Have strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products (specifically Access and Excel) is essential;
    • Must possess internet research skills as well as familiarity with databases such as LexisNexis and Hoovers;
    • Be a junior going into senior year in college

    Hours are flexible and depend on the student’s class schedule, course requirements (if applicable) and availability. Ideally, the hours would be full-time during the summer and winter semesters and part-time during the fall and spring semesters, with a start date in spring 2018. The FM Global innovation internship is offered at the company’s Innovation Center in Providence, R.I.

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