|Internship Track:||Social Justice|
|Type of Internship:||Supply Chain Management|
|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.|
|Suggested Dates:||Three semesters a year – Spring, Summer and Fall - APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017 NOW CLOSED. Now accepting applications for Spring 2018 and Summer 2018.|
Set Dates: Spring 2017 (January 15–April 20) Summer 2018 (TBA)
|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.
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
• Minimum GPA of 3.0 preferred
• Strong oral and written communication skills
|Qualifications of on-field supervisor:||The intern would be supervised by the Director of The Freedom Challenge. Prior to that, she owned and operated a multi-million dollar healthcare staffing company in South Florida and was named Finalist, South Florida Business Journal Entrepreneur of the Year, and the Top 100 Women of Broward County|
|Is a homestay with a national possible?||No|