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A career at Amway is a career in opportunity. At Amway you can explore and grow, make a difference, and find success. Established in 1959, Amway is a multi-billion dollar company, and the world’s No. 1 direct selling business, according to the Direct Selling News Global 100. Amway is a center of health, skincare and home product innovation and top-selling, global brands. We manufacture and distribute 450+ consumer products. More than 17,000 employees worldwide support millions of Amway Business Owners who sell Amway products.

About Our Internship Program:

Here at Amway, our interns develop through real world experience and are assigned meaningful projects that challenge and allow for personal growth. All Interns receive project support and on-going performance feedback from a person advisor and hiring manager. Amway hosts over 80+ interns each summer and offers programming events designed to assist navigating Amway culture, making the most of a summer internship, and building a successful career. The program provides exposure to a breadth of career fields and offers unique opportunities to learn business acumen, work cross-functionally and showcase their skillsets directly to hiring managers and executives.

 

Internship Eligibility:

This job posting is for our summer 2021 Internship Program (May – August); qualified candidates must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and one semester or more left of school to complete at the beginning of their internship. Candidates who have graduated are not eligible to intern.

 

** Please note, these positions are not eligible for Sponsorship.

 

Internship Job Title: Consumer Product Research Intern

 

What is special about this team: The Consumer Products Research Team provides consumer and sensory research, for all Amway business lines. This research supports technology and development platforms which assist in driving improved designs and sound decisions around consumer driven product development. This team provides key insights through custom studies focused on beauty, personal care, food, durables, packaging and device products. We partner with product development teams to design, execute and report on consumer and sensory research studies utilizing qualitative, quantitative and usability expertise.

 

How would an intern contribute to the team’s success? The intern will gain exposure to a variety of departments and interact with cross-functional product development teams.  They will be exposed to various stages of an iterative product development process.  The intern will gain product development experience in designing and executing usability tests as well as presenting recommendations to the product development team.  They will work independently with the guidance & oversight of a technical mentor.

 

An example of a typical project is:  Applying human factors and ergonomic principles, methods and standards, this individual will lead the design and execution of a research project which generates design recommendations for our Durables (e.g., Air & Water treatment systems, Cooking products), Home Care, Beauty or Packaging Product Development Teams. The project will contribute to the characterization of Amway products as superior and designed specifically to meet our consumers’ needs in a global marketplace. 

 

What skills and background will be important to be successful in this internship?

     Desired Skills:

  1. Some exposure to Quantitative and/or Qualitative data collection/analysis/interpretation
  2. Some exposure to Human Subjects Testing
  3. Problem-solving skills: data analysis, critical thinking, decision making, collaboration.

      Desired Degree: Pursuing Bachelor’s in Psychology, other Social Sciences, or a field related to the application of Human Centered Design in Consumer Product  Development.

 

Location of Internship: Ada, MI

Amway’s exceptional benefits package includes: Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance; 401(K) participation; Profit Sharing; Bonus Eligibility; Fitness Center; product discounts.  Look into how Amway can transform your career!  Visit our web site to apply:  http://www.amway.jobs. For additional information, check us out at www.linkedIn.com/company/amway, www.facebook.com/AmwayTalent, and www.twitter.com/AmwayTalent.

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