INTERN - PEOPLE & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT - BENEFITS - SUMMER 2012 - DEADLINE 12/05/2011 - REQ #17083
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct research and handle special projects as assigned by Leadership to support the goals and objectives of Benefits initiatives.
Organize materials for meetings, presentations or reports.
Assist with special projects as requested.
Create and maintains databases as needed.
Supports the development of Benefits Strategy by creating Excel workbooks for the purpose of financial measurements, analysis, trend data, and projections.
Potential projects include, but are not limited to: researching reports, verifying billing, editing written documents, data gathering, etc.
Communicate with Internal/External Customers via personal contact, telephone, and written correspondence.
Assist with various research and process improvements for Benefits group.
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986.
Progress towards degree in Finance, Accounting, HR Management or Business related major/minor.
Minimum sophomore level.
Must be a full time student (12 credit hours) to be eligible.
Maintained 3.0 or above cumulative GPA.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.)
Ability to work independently and the willingness to function as a part of a Team.
Ability to stay organized and manage multiple tasks effectively.
Problem solving ability and strong written/verbal communication skills.
Involvement in campus organizations, clubs, or extracurricular activities preferred.
Works well in a culture that is open, direct, respectful, courteous, and compassionate.
Previous part-time job or internship experience preferred.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
Knowledge of health benefits preferred.
PLEASE BE PREPARED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (IF REQUESTED):
Essay "Why Southwest Airlines". Length is up to the author.
Letters of Recommendation.
Prefer full-time minimum 40 hours per week.
This Internship is located in Dallas, Texas at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters building.
In order to apply, you must submit your application online at www.southwest.com/careers.