ACT, Inc. Internship: New Product Development in Iowa City, Iowa
ACT is a nonprofit organization helping people achieve educational and workplace success. Our programs are designed to boost lifelong learning in schools and workplaces around the world. Whether it's guiding students along their learning paths, enabling companies to develop their workforce, fostering parent, teacher, and counselor understanding of student progress, guiding job seekers toward career success, or informing policymakers about education and workforce issues. ACT is passionate about making a difference in all we do.
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Internship Position working 10-20 hours per week
Project Objective: Assist with the development of new products in The Product Group. The individual will work between all aspects of the product development from finance, operation, marketing, technical, business or whatever role is required. They are not expected to be experts in any one area, rather they should have the ability to understand and work with the experts in these area.
Typical work related activities:
Help plan and deliver on operational objectives
Test and validate market assumptions
Work within ACT to remove roadblocks and develop new processes
Educational Requirements: Currently pursuing a graduate degree in a Business related program orproduct development, UX, marketing, or market research.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Great organizational skills
Project management skills and understanding of tasks
Mature self-starter and self-managing
Enjoys working in a small group or on their own
Very comfortable with ambiguity
Ability to identify the problem that needs to be solved
Good at problem solving and great collaboration skills
Comfortable presenting to others.
TravelNo Travel Required
ACT is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.