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Whirlpool Corporation Global Leader Program - Internship in Benton Harbor, Michigan

Global Leader Program - Internship

Date: Feb 2, 2021

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022-2692

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

The goal of the Global Leader Program is to create future enterprise level leaders who have a well-rounded understanding of the global Whirlpool enterprise through robust cross-functional experiences, executive sponsorship, and leadership development. During this 12-week internship, you will work individually and with teams on cross-functional projects in one business area across operations, strategy, or commercial.

Through this project work, you will leverage your prior work experience and also stretch your skills in new areas. You will also have access to learning and development opportunities throughout the summer, both with fellow Global Leader Program interns and with interns across the organization. This unique experience provides the opportunity to connect with key senior leaders across the organization.

Project assignments could be in areas such as:

  • Innovation: New product or business initiatives, brand optimization

  • Core Business Functions: Merchandising and Sales

  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Business development & analytics, portfolio management

  • Long-term Planning: Strategic analysis & execution

Minimum Background and Experiences:

  • Progress in MBA curriculum with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and expected completion date in 2022

  • 5-7 years of work experience with proven career progression

  • Fluency in English

  • Ability to commit to a full 12-week internship program

Preferred Background and Experiences:

  • Work experience in Marketing, Consulting, Strategy, Sales or Operations

  • Fluency in a second language strongly (especially Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and/or Mandarin)

  • Demonstrated thought leadership, extraordinary results, strategy execution, and teamwork skills

If you meet the minimum requirements of the job description, you will be prompted to take a behavioral assessment called "Plum" within one week of your application.

This position is located at our global headquarters in Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor, Michigan . Whirlpool Corporation’s headquarters is located in the community in which we were founded. Known as the “Twin Cities,” Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor offer thriving year-round shopping and arts districts, quaint shops, wineries, bakeries and restaurants. These communities boast 40 miles of Lake Michigan beachfront, where swimming, sailing, kayaking, waterskiing, boating, and beach volleyball are abundant during the summer. Winter activities include a Luminary Festival, Reindog Parade, chili tour, and ice carving festival.

For this position, Whirlpool Corporation will not sponsor visas for candidates at this time.

Get to know more about our programs at https://www.whirlpoolcareers.com/work-with-us-ca-students/

About us

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com.

Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Additional information about the company can be found on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

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