Friday, January 18, 2013

Business Analyst Internship with Sears Holdings (Hoffman Estates, IL)

As a vital member of a specific business unit, the Business Analyst Intern is responsible for developing insights from data and translating those insights into initiatives that drive business impact for Sears Holdings Corporation.  Candidates will need to demonstrate the ability to (a) gather and analyze data and generate insights from that data, (b) use those insights as the basis for developing new corporate initiatives, and (c) oversee change initiatives within the organization.  The Business Analyst Intern will partner with teams across the organization, leveraging the work of others and extending that work where necessary.  It is expected that they will contribute, and in some cases lead their projects.  Specific Business Analyst internship opportunities are currently available in multiple business units across Sears Holdings Corporation.

Hoffman Estates, IL

*     Junior in a business related major
*     Strong academic performance
*     Involvement in extracurricular activities
*     Dedication to customer service   
*     Entrepreneurial: energetic and innovative; organizational change agents; can lead new initiatives from idea generation to execution, developing business models, driving action plans to completion, and reporting results and earnings
*     Analytical: active curiosity - must enjoy gathering and digging deeply into data to identify issues and solve problems; outstanding academic performance; analytical and problem-solving skills
*     Strong work ethic: real self-starter able to demonstrate strong proactive approach and self-initiative; persistent and tenacious
*     Positive, can-do attitude: commitment to self-improvement and excellence
*     Strong business acumen: strong financial, strategic, operational and leadership skills; ability to grasp understanding of business models and key drivers quickly
*     Communication and interpersonal skills: confidence to interact with senior management and maturity to succeed through teamwork; willingness to learn from and coach others; excellent PowerPoint and Excel skills
*     Organizational skills: ability to manage projects and work effectively under tight deadlines
*     Focused on results: willingness to do what it takes to get the job done right

As a Business Analyst Intern, you will collaborate with departments across the organization to develop insights based on data.  This will include coordinating with Leaders in business units to identify and prioritize areas for analysis, gathering data and developing thoughtful, robust business analyses as well as analyzing issues, developing insights and formulating data-based hypothesis.  As a Business Analyst Intern you will prepare recommendations for financial business cases and presentations for senior management.  We are looking for individuals who foster teamwork and work well in a collaborative team environment as well as someone who demonstrates the ability to lead small groups of individuals in support of specific initiatives.

Submit: Resume eRecruting
Deadline Date: January 31, 2013 @ 11:59pm

Contact Information:
Laura Huggins | Recruiter
3333 Beverly Road
Hoffman Estates, Illinois  60179
United States
Phone: (847) 286-9479
Fax: 847/645-3040
Alumnus: No

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