- Graduates, Interns and Apprentices
- United States - Chicago Office
Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people. Dyson launched in the US in 2002, and since then operations have grown exponentially. Our US headquarters is based in Chicago's Fulton Market neighborhood with additional offices located in Aurora, Illinois and Ann Arbor, Michigan. We also have employees working in field sales, our service centers, and in our growing number of Dyson Demo Store’s across the country.
About the Role:
You won’t just be an intern, you’ll be a key member of the Dyson team. You can expect to be tasked with project(s) that capitalize on your existing skills and stretch you out of your comfort zone. Your daily responsibilities will differ depending on active projects. Some examples of key responsibilities listed below.
Educate and drive engagement of the entire business around change, and the importance of effective change management
Coordinate project critical meetings to align cross-functional teams
Identify project timelines with critical milestones to drive project to completion
Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including finance and sales, to coordinate on business initiatives.
Maintain and manage all project documentation is maintained and managed as per scope of role.
Work with core project teams to anticipate risks and developing contingency plans.
Support 3rd Party and/or outsourced supplier management required to deliver / support change
Utilize tools and resources to analyze existing processes, identifying current state reality, future state aspiration and gaps to be addressed
Work with fellow interns and US Leadership Team on cross-functional project, presented to key stakeholders throughout the program.
Rising undergraduate senior or graduate student (expected to graduate in Spring 2022).
Some business knowledge through coursework and/or other internship experiences.
Willing to relocate to Chicago with the possibility of travel.
Strong written and oral communication skills. Able to write concise, engaging and informative copy.
Storytelling. You love to tell rich, engaging stories and have a knack for identifying what will resonate with specific people and audiences.
Project management, organizational, and time management skills. We move fast and do a lot of things at Dyson! The ability to balance multiple projects and other duties – while making deadlines – is essential.
Flexibility. Agility is incredibly important at Dyson because we are always moving so quickly. It’s crucial for the individual in this role to be comfortable changing courses quickly and efficiently to achieve desired outcomes.
Team work and collaboration. Able to build and maintain effective working relationships and work cooperatively with others as part of a team.
Proactive and a doer. While working with others is a vital part of the role, we also need to be able to work autonomously and take the initiative to identify work that needs to be done and ways to support the team.
Creativity. Demonstrates imagination, creativity and divergent thinking and applies these skills when solving problems.
Passion. You have a passion for and deep understanding/appreciation of media, technology, beauty and health. And, of course, Dyson.
Education curriculum focused in a business related field
Intermediate to advanced skills with MS office and Outlook
Previous internship experience with technology or consumer companies and/or in similar communications functions
Dyson US ensures that our benefits allow you to make the most out of your life and career at Dyson. Dyson’s benefits take a holistic approach in order to serve our employees. But financial rewards or benefits are not at the core of what our employees receive. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops are also available to Dyson employees. And with Dyson being an equal opportunity employer that also possesses a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared towards fueling and realizing every employees’ ambition.
Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.