Our Marketing Leadership Development Program (MLDP) Internship is designed specifically for highly talented MBA students who have a strong desire to stretch their abilities and enhance their leadership potential in B2B marketing. The MLDP Internship provides exposure to Lubrizol leaders and business opportunities where you can make significant contributions to the company.
This internship program is an important vehicle for full-time opportunities post-graduation, primarily within our Marketing Leadership Development Program, a pipeline for senior commercial and business leadership roles. Many of our senior executives joined Lubrizol in similar, early-career developmental programs where they were given significant responsibility in challenging roles. We expect participants of this program to deliver the same results and have the opportunity to earn similar senior leadership positions in the future.
Program Assignments The MLDP Internship is a summer assignment designed to give you an understanding of Lubrizol, as well as the opportunity to develop and demonstrate your functional marketing expertise. During your assignment, you will work on a real business project focused on achieving value growth through strategic opportunity assessment or market development.
Intern assignments are designed to be instructive, will reflect a balance of tactical work and strategic initiatives, and will give you a perspective of our global LZAM businesses. Assignments will depend on existing business needs and could include:
Segmenting target markets based on both B2B customer and end-user / consumer trends and needs
Identifying strategic options and actions in selected market segments
Conducting and analyzing market research to assess feasibility of a new product or business
Creating pre- and post-launch promotional materials, sales training and pricing strategy
Developing business cases and supporting recommendations for new product development
Developing and testing of product positioning, sales messages and sales tools on a national or global scale
The position will be located in Lubrizol World Headquarters locations near Cleveland, Ohio. Furnished housing in downtown Cleveland is provided and fully-funded.
Post- graduation Opportunities
This internship will provide you with real challenges we face every day. You will have an opportunity to take your first year of education, utilize your leadership and apply your critical thinking skills. You will learn more about the industry, the world and your future career as a B2B Marketer. Your work in the internship program will also allow us to evaluate your skills and characteristics for full-time opportunities after you graduate. We will consider you for participation in the Marketing Leadership Development Program, a rotational program for graduates. Ask your campus career center or a Lubrizol recruiter for more information.
Learning, community & social Learning about our people and culture is an important part of a successful internship. Some things you can expect while at Lubrizol include:
Attending informal lunches with business Vice Presidents and other senior executives
Participating in training sessions and Lunch & Learn seminars
An invitation to participate in our Building Bonds day of service event where we strengthen bonds between both employees and the community
Having fun! You will find time to relax, meet new people, and have fun while at Lubrizol. Networking events are scheduled on and off campus during the summer. Join the fun on our basketball or volleyball courts or join a golf league
Candidate Qualifications We are looking for high potential MBA students who are intellectually curious, have personal drive and a passion for marketing, innovation, and leadership. Requirements are:
Completed first year of MBA program by summer 2018, with emphasis in Marketing
Solid record of academic achievement
Ability to think creatively and strategically
Desire to lead, innovate, and collaborate
Demonstrated relevant professional work experience (three+ years preferred)
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
12 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Furnished, fully-funded housing is provided in the very active heart of downtown Cleveland.
Are you driven to think differently, execute precisely and produce prolifically? If boundless ways to explore new ideas, amass invaluable experience, and push yourself and conventional limits is what you’re looking for, Lubrizol is looking for you.
Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a trusted market-driven global leader in developing specialty chemicals that optimize the quality, perfor...mance, value and sustainability of products you use every day. In other words, we help the world’s leading manufacturers make their products better…from shampoo to makeup, pharmaceuticals to cleaners, engine oils to fuel additives, textiles to plastics. The list of products and industries is vast, as is the opportunity.
Talk with us to learn why so many companies from around the world count on Lubrizol when they need to create new and improved. And come join the team that dreams, designs and delivers it.