Internship Track: Social Justice
Type of Internship: Supply Chain Management
Country: USA
Status:
Teaser: Do a case study and a needs assessment for the next stage in the Freedom Challenge’s online marketplace. Freedom Challenge is dedicated to freeing enslaved and oppressed women and children around the world.
Dates: Accepting applications for Fall 2018. Summer 2018: CLOSED.
Compensation: $500/month stipend and free housing on OM campus
Number of Interns Needed: 1
Positions still available: 1
Description: The Freedom Challenge is an initiative of OM that is a movement of passionate women dedicated to freeing oppressed and enslaved women and children all around the world. We do this by participating in physical challenges that test our limits, while raising funds and awareness to combat these dark, social injustices and set women and children on the pathway to freedom.

Position Description:
The Supply Chain Management intern will be responsible for a case study and a needs assessment for the next stage in the Freedom Challenge’s online marketplace. Currently, limited product line breadth is present for the marketplace. We will need the Supply Chain intern to complete a study of the international supply chain from 4-5 prospective countries/regions where potential product sourcing is present. Also, we would like an evaluation of current capacity and a needs assessment defining what capacity is required to source additional product.

•    Be exposed to multicultural subjects and settings
•    Final case study of Freedom Challenge Marketplace. Oral presentation of findings.
Subjects could include but are not limited to: shipping methods, customs processes & requirements, definition of ethical sourcing, retailing & wholesaling, inventory management, and lean operations
•    Report of final evaluation and needs assessment of current processes and capacity. Also to be included in final oral presentation.
•    Develop strategic plan for profit maximization and investigate potential wholesaling channels.

Work Schedule: Mon-Fri , 8:30AM-5:00PM
Hours per Week: 40

Additional Info: Resources and information are available for students interested in serving in an affiliated OM mission trip as a part of the internship.

Skills/ Experience Required: •    Must be in junior or senior year of college
•    Major in Supply Chain Management, Management or other business related field
•    Strong oral and written communication skills
Qualifications of supervisor: As an intern you will work directly for members of the OM management team, who have experience both in the corporate world in their field, as well as in international nonprofit.  You will receive vocational mentoring by senior level OM staff, as well as monthly meetings with OM Vice Presidents.
Is a homestay with a national possible? No

 

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