Expeditors

Customs Brokerage – Internship – Uniondale – USA

Job Overview

Company Description

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

As a Fortune 500 company, Expeditors employs more than 18,000 trained professionals
in a worldwide network of over 350 locations across six continents. Expeditors
satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through
customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems.

Our services include the consolidation and forwarding of air or ocean freight,
customs brokerage, vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite
transportation, order management, warehousing, distribution and customized
logistics solutions. Expeditors is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

We believe our employees are our greatest competitive advantage, by focusing on
our values and culture we make Expeditors’ greatest competitive advantage in
global supply chain services.

You’d be surprised how far we’ll go for you.”

Job Description

Our Internship program offers a challenging hands-on structured experience.  You will be working side-by-side with Expeditors’ employees learning the process, terminology, and skills required to be successful in a fast-paced operation handling a varied customer base.

The program is typically 3 to 6 months in duration and is a paid position.  It is also not unusual for a successful Intern to come on board as a full time employee upon completion or graduation.

We offer flexibility to work with you around your current class schedule as much as possible. We do, however, prefer a commitment of no less than 20 hours per week.

Qualifications

Here are some of the skills/qualities that we have determined through the years that make for a successful Intern;

  • Currently attending College
  • Possesses a strong work ethic is reliable, and professional attitude
  • Has a sense of urgency, is adaptable and a self-starter
  • Demonstrates strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to interact with a variety of people in a professional manner
  • Must be able to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced environment with accuracy and timeliness
  • Willing to pitch in an help on last minute projects or assist team members
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Expeditors

The Global Logistics Company