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Global Leader Program Internship

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Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022

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
  • Sustainability: Corporate Stewardship
  • 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 anticipated completion date in May 2020
  • 5-7 years of work experience (excluding internships) with proven career progression
  • Fluency in English
  • Ability to commit to a full 12-week internship program

Prefered 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

This position is located at our global headquarters in Saint Joseph and Benton Harbor, Michigan - a breathtaking vacation community on 40 miles of Lake Michigan beachfront, where swimming, sailing, kayaking, waterskiing, boating, and beach volleyball are abundant.

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

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About us:

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

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.


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