Central Package and Display is offering a challenging full-time paid internship for a stand-out student currently enrolled in a structural design/packaging studies program. The objectives of the internship program are to:
Provide talented students with challenging, real-world experience at an established, entrepreneurial, and quickly growing company
Attract high caliber full-time employees to Central Package and Display from the intern class
The length of the internship is typically 10 weeks. Start and ending dates will be determined prior to the beginning of the internship by Central Package and Display and the intern.
Manage and/or provide support for multiple packaging projects from beginning to implementation by working with the customer and internal cross functional areas.
Complete specs, support trials and work closely with CAD to create customer-driven packaging solutions
Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of key customers, prospects, and competitors
Will work with primary, secondary and tertiary packaging materials
Ongoing training to learn and keep abreast of all customer product offerings and internal process and procedures
The ability to deal with a variety of customers, both internal and external, in a highly professional and diplomatic manner
Ability to persuade, negotiate and sell with a positive outlook
Junior level college courses completed at an accredited institute of learning
Excellent interpersonal, telephone, presentation, oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Must be a self-starter, highly motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision
PC proficient in Windows-based programs, Microsoft Excel, and the internet
Central Package & Display is a family owned manufacturer of consumer and business packaging with more than 60 years of experience, creativity, and dedication to quality. We are in the greater Minneapolis area but work to fulfill the packaging needs of customers everywhere utilizing our leading edge technology and team oriented approach to business.