Work Effects is hiring! 4 internship opportunities!

1.) HDR
2.) Marketing Analyst
3.) Marketing Communications
4.) Project Management

Work Effects, located in downtown Minneapolis, is a consulting firm with over twenty years of experience. The purpose of our Intern Program is to develop students and young professionals through hands-on experience combined with career development and industry networking opportunities. This program aims to provide interns with relevant experience, connections to practitioners within their field of study, and in-depth knowledge of the market in which we operate.
HDR Intern
We are currently looking for an energetic, organized, detail-oriented undergraduate or graduate student to serve as our HRD Intern. This person will assist in creating leadership development curricula for one of our new products: Dilemma- based Leadership Program. Our program builds world-class business leaders from the inside out by allowing individuals to practice the art of leadership while also solving their real-world business obstacles.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Creating a leadership development curriculum
 Creating and updating a facilitation and a participant guide
 Developing Train-the-Trainer Materials and training presentations
 Compiling end-user support materials
 Drafting documents that support our marketing strategy for the leadership program
QUALIFICATIONS:
 Pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in Human Resource Development, Organizational Development, Leadership Development, HRIR, or related field
 Experience in curriculum design
 Demonstrated ability to work independently
 Excellent verbal and written communications skills
 Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills
 Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office
 Experience with 360 assessments preferred
Marketing Analyst Intern
We are currently seeking a self-directed, highly motivated, fast-learning individual who is eager to take on new challenges to serve as our Market Analyst. The ideal candidate will have experience with collecting and analyzing market information and will possess the ability to work closely with senior management to interpret findings and proposing a course of action. The Market Analyst will have responsibilities in the realm of developing a research plan, analyzing results and presenting information to senior management to influence the marketing plan. Additionally, he/she will be providing information and insights regarding customers, markets, competitors, and campaign effectiveness, and to support business decisions at Work Effects.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Conducting industry analysis to uncover major trends and competitive forces
 Conducting market research to analyze competitors and understand customer needs
 Completing competitive analysis to build our competitive advantage
 Identifying new market opportunities
 Managing market segmentation and targeting
 Providing ROI (return on investment) analysis of all marketing campaign and sales activities
 Generating reports that offer insights about product potential and marketing strategies
QUALIFICATIONS:
 Student or recent graduate in marketing, HR, HRD, business, or related field
 Solid business acumen, analytical, and problem solving skills
 Knowledge of marketing, sales, and business process
 Effective time management
 Excellent written communication skills
 Strong presentation skills
 Strong attention to detail
 Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to work independently
 Strong computer skills, which includes proficiency with Microsoft Office
 Interest in exploring the HR and Consulting industries
Marketing Communications Intern
We are currently looking for a detail-oriented student with expertise in marketing and an interest in HR and consulting. This intern will be responsible for performing a variety of marketing communications, and sales-related activities in an HR consulting context.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Writing articles on Leadership Development and Organizational Culture blog
 Contacting professional publications to publish materials
 Creating professional and visually appealing user guides and reports for clients
 Assisting in generating sales leads to develop organization’s business
 Writing to support the promotion of recent products and announcements, proofreading, and publishing content for our monthly newsletters
 Evaluating the effectiveness of our marketing materials and suggest improvements
QUALIFICATIONS:
 Student or recent graduate in journalism, English, public relations, marketing, HR, advertising, or related field
 Excellent written communication skills
 Strong attention to detail
 Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to work independently
Strong computer skills, which includes proficiency with Microsoft Office
 Interest and familiarity with HR and Consulting preferred
 Passion for communications strategy, and eagerness to develop skills in various communications methods and styles
Project Management Intern
We are currently looking for an organized and detail-oriented undergraduate or graduate student to serve as our Project Management Intern. The ultimate goal of any project for Work Effects is to complete the task on time, on budget, and fulfill any other criteria we set as a company.
The intern will oversee project development from the planning stages to completion, including analysis afterward.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Creating necessary documents to ensure projects remain on schedule
 Planning, executing, and wrapping up projects
 Supervising the day-to-day operations of assigned projects
 Handling different functions right from strategic planning, organizing to looking into minute details of the project
 Allotting tasks, communicating well with the project team, regularly following up, and documenting the process.
 Foreseeing project development, and ensuring projects are on track
QUALIFICATIONS:
 Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
 Pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree with an interest in Project Management
 Demonstrated ability to work independently
 Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills
 Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office
 Excellent management, planning, and organizational skills
 Ability to solve conflicting situations
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Not required)
 Experience with Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
 Training, education and/or experience in Project Management processes
 Experience with event planning would be helpful
Internship dates: September 10th – December 14th
10-15 hours/ week; competitive hourly pay
As Interns at Work Effects, you will receive:
 Real world experience and skill building
 Constant performance feedback
 Opportunities to connect with practitioners in our field
 Projects that are aligned with both your professional and academic development goals and with our company’s objectives
 Recommendation letters, forms of completion, internship evaluations, and any other documents necessary to fulfill academic requirements.
To apply: please submit your cover letter and resume through our career site: www.work-effects.com/careers by August 13th, 2012