• IL - QUest Intern

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    Location: Mt. Sterling, IL      Department: Based on student interest/major      Reports To: Department Supervisor


    Your Role: This partnership between Quincy University, a nationally recognized College of Distinction, and Dot Foods, Inc. offers select Sophomore and Freshmen students the opportunity to explore promising future careers with Dot Foods, one of the nation's largest privately-held companies.


    • Training and job shadowing within departments relating to your field of study
    • Leadership/ownership of given project(s) in assigned department(s)
    • Problem-definition, research, data collection, analysis to determine best processes and methods for problem-solving
    • Review, update, and track a variety of reports
    • Present project information at the culmination of projects or semesters to communicate research, findings, analysis, and any recommendations.
    • Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.


    Role Specifics:

    • Ability to work over a minimum of two semesters
    • Ability to work from Dot Foods Corporate Headquarters as well as the Student Success Center on campus


    We Need You To Have:


    • Full-time Sophomore or Freshman student in good standing actively pursuing a business-related degree at Quincy University.  Sophomore status preferred.
    • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
    • Ability to work diligently with little supervision


    We’d Like You To Have:

    • Ability to manager multiple projects and priorities
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs
    • Effective, professional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills


    What Can Dot Offer You?

    As a family-owned and -operated company since 1960, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

    • Flexible work space/ hours
    • Work that earns you credit hours as well as real-world experience and hourly pay
    • Priority placement in the formal internship program
    • This program will appear on your transcript


    Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.


    EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.




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