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Thursday, October 06, 2011

ShopNBC seeks talented individuals for summer internship program

Each year ShopNBC seeks out talented individuals for the summer internship program at its Headquarters in Eden Prairie, MN. This summer we are looking for Junior or Senior undergrads to work in the following areas:

TV Production

Videography Styling

Visual Product Coordination





Mass Communications/Programming

During the 12 week program, June– August 2012, Interns will be placed in a department that complements their field of study, and provided with opportunities that will enhance their experience as well as their portfolios. Plus, each summer the Interns take on a new group project.

In addition to a challenging opportunity, ShopNBC offers a generous team member discount, team member cell phone and health club membership discounts, and more.

Preferred experience and skills:
Junior or Senior undergrad status with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills

Previous retail experience, a plus

Organized, self-motivated, self-directed

Internship Highlights:
Integrated Job Experience:
Interns are fully immersed into our business, completing tasks and taking on responsibilities in a designated area of study. This experience will provide a foundation of business knowledge, on the job experience and additional skills that will prepare interns for future career opportunities.

Group Project:
Each summer the intern group will be assigned a group project. The group is responsible for self-managing all aspects of the project from research and analysis to a final presentation to key business sponsors to sell the idea for potential company implementation.

Job Shadow:
Our organization is made up of highly talented professionals in a variety of fields. Networking is a key part in the process of building a career. Throughout the internship there will be opportunities to work along side team members in other areas of the company.

Leadership Meetings:
These events allow you to get to know the top executives in a more personal setting. Find out how they got to where they are today, and advice they have for young professionals.

Career Preparation:
Toward the end of the internship program interns will have various opportunities to practice and acquire useful tips for job searching.

Mock Interviews:
Mock interviews will be setup to help you practice and gain insight on how to interview in a professional environment. A hiring manager will ask you questions, similar to what would be asked of an actual candidate. Discussion will follow the interview regarding the questions, your answers, and other tips while interviewing.

Resume Critique:
A session will be set up to discuss your resume with an HR professional. They will give you advice on content, layout and other tips that will make you more marketable.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to: