Marketing Undergrad (Summer 2020)
Who we are:
Steelcase was founded as an office furniture maker, and we've evolved into the global leader in workplace solutions. We apply our insights to the intersection of space, technology, and furniture, helping individuals and teams in leading companies around the world to have a better day at work.
We pursue innovation, strive for sustainability, and develop insights in every part of our business.
Why people choose to work with us:
We are dedicated to developing your skills and inspire everyone to bring value to what they do every single day. We cultivate an environment that values tough questions, reassures new ideas and seeks valuable information that leads to innovation. We desire for you to gain professional experience rooted in design thinking.
To hear about the opportunity from our former interns, check out this video.
What you will be doing:
You will be supporting and collaborating within a dynamic global marketing team. This may include identifying new global business opportunities and discovering new ways of offering our solutions to an established market. Your energy and disruptive thinking will help us look at our market in new ways. You will mine data to confirm or reject hypotheses and summarize the competitive climate we are facing.
Be prepared to work in a highly collaborative environment, spend time conducting market-based research, storytelling, documenting current business insights and validating the relevance our newly defined insights. You may also prepare presentations with your team’s insights. We will have internships within our furniture category, architecture category, digital ventures, partnership and marketing incentives / launch teams.
During the summer, you will participate in social and professional events, attend Neocon - essentially the super bowl of office furniture in Chicago, and network with a variety of leaders. At the end of the summer you will share with top leadership how you added new value to Steelcase.
Who you are:
· Are you passionate about product marketing in an increasingly competitive, global environment?
· Do you find yourself always looking for new ideas?
· Do you thrive in a collaborative environment?
· Would your classmates describe you as a "disruptive thinker"?
· Have above a 3.2 GPA
· Pursuing a marketing, business, entrepreneurship specializations
· Currently a junior or senior in a bachelors program
· Authorized to work in the US without future need of sponsorship
· Stand out applicant that has entrepreneurial experience (whether it’s a hobby, through school, etc)
Your Future Team:
Your team is grounded in trust where everyone’s voice is heard and everyone contributes to the processing of ideas. We are forward facing in our mission and in our mutual development. We have significant experience in business development, innovation, marketing, sales, product development, research, engineering, vertical markets, core markets and developing skilled teams. We approach problems through a design thinking + data driven approach.
We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workforce, and we're always looking to get better. We value applicants who are comfortable interacting with people different than themselves. Women, people of any race or national origin, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, veterans, working mothers and fathers, and everyone else are all invited to apply.
We seek to find the best person to fill this role and will not discriminate based on race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by law.