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Background & Purpose of the Job
Looking for highly motivated, independent, and critical thinking individuals who are looking to launch their career in Information Technology (IT). Enabling and future proofing the business through the use of technology is our role. We do this by partnering with business teams to implement innovative solutions and capabilities that will benefit the business and at the end of the day, allow Unilever to succeed in the marketplace. You will have an opportunity to truly lead a project that is both challenging, engaging and drives business value with the support of a network of IT colleagues. Since the IT organization is a global function, our interns get an opportunity to work with teams across the globe and across multiple business functions such as Marketing, Supply Chain, Finance, and Sales. Individuals that successfully progress through our internship program will get an opportunity to come in as a full-time management trainee through our Unilever Future Leaders Program (UFLP). In this program you get to experience rotational assignments which provide a breadth of experience in a variety of areas within IT which enable a fast-track into managerial positions.
Who You Are & What You’ll Do
Is “Tech” always a topic of interest in your newsfeed? Do you think about how every day challenges could be solved or improved with technology? We look for individuals who have a genuine curiosity and passion for technology. Our most successful interns are motivated by technology and are able to solve business problems through tech innovation. Every IT employee’s day to day looks different, but you’re guaranteed to learn the importance of information & analytics, creativity, stakeholder management, and driving project milestones in a fast-paced business setting.
• You’re a born leader: You will be responsible for the delivery of your own project. You will have the opportunity to work with both global and local teams. You are someone who likes to control their own destiny.
• You’re a strategy guru: You will have the freedom to make decisions that impact your project. You can make recommendations that will improve overall experience of our business teams.
• You love to win, and have fun doing it: You get to work for a company that has sustainability as a core value. You work with other team members in community events. You can see your project come to reality.
• You’re a changemaker: You can challenge the status quo and craft your project to the outcome you desire. You have a support network that will help you each step of the journey.
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What You’ll Need To Succeed
The ideal candidate will have the ability to network with people in multiple locations (both in person and virtually), and be able to influence decision makers at different levels in the organization; be both a team player and work independently; manage their own time and projects to meet key milestones; demonstrate leadership capabilities; have the ability to apply creative thinking to challenges and solve complex business problems is important; and good presentation and communication skills will be required as you complete your project presentation to IT leaders at the end of the summer program.
What We Can Offer You
Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability
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Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business.
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JOB: Information Technology
PRIMARY LOCATION: United States-New Jersey-Englewood Cliffs-Englewood Cliffs -700 Sylvan
SHIFT: Day Job
UNPOSTING DATE: Ongoing
REQ ID: 200003FN
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