J.B. Hunt Transport Intermodal Internship in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00224450 Intermodal Internship (Open)

Job Title:

Intermodal Internship

Department:

Operations

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Arkansas

City:

Lowell

Full/Part Time:

Part time

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

Our interns are given all the opportunities and responsibilities of our full time employees. We offer a flexible work schedule to accommodate your busy life and competitive pay based on market rates. During the course of the school year, you will be given the opportunity to work with and be mentored by some of the most talented professionals in the industry. This internship is based in our Intermodal business segment.

Job Description:

As an intern, you are given exclusive insight into the operations of a Fortune 500 corporation. You have the opportunity to sharpen your professional skills while working on live projects that make an impact on our internal and external clients. Most importantly, you get to see how your perspective can make a real difference in one of the nation's most important industries. This internship is specifically in our Intermodal division, working with rail freight.

What you will do:

  • Rotate throughout your business unit learning from industry professionals to gain a better understanding of its function within the company;

  • Lead, coordinate and manage special projects that will help solve actual industry related problems while gaining real life-experience;

  • Demonstrate and polish your communication skills across various mediums by developing energy, problem-solving, and empathy while working with top name clients across the nation;

  • Utilize the industry's top technology and partner with business experts to identify effective and efficient ways to best serve your clients wide range of needs;

  • Collaborate with your team and internal business partners to resolve complex problems and develop useful knowledge becoming fluent in the language of logistics and transportation;

  • Engage and connect in ongoing training and professional development activities focused on enhancing your skills and abilities to become the next industry expert;

  • Network with a wide variety of customers, carriers, and drivers to start building the foundation to a successful career in transportation.

The ideal internship candidate will:

  • Be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior currently enrolled in an accredited institution

  • Have a GPA of 2.7 or higher

  • Have demonstrated leadership qualities

  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills

  • Be proficient in business-related computing applications (e.g., Microsoft Office applications)

  • Have some knowledge of the industry and the products and services we offer

  • Be available to work 25-40 hours per week

  • Have the ability to work in teams and individually

  • Provide his or her own living accommodations the school year and holiday breaks.

Qualifications:

Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.