L.L.Bean, Inc

  • IS/IT Summer Internship

    Job ID
    14528-2018
    State
    Maine
    Shift
    First
    City
    Freeport
  • Overview

    At L.L.Bean, we have a genuine excitement for the work we do, and that is why we have been a trusted source for quality apparel, reliable outdoor equipment and expert advice for over 100 years. Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, L.L.Bean has grown from a one-man operation to a global organization with annual sales of $1.6 billion. With our increasing number of retail and outlet stores throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic and our ever-evolving global Omni-Channel operation, L.L.Bean has enjoyed constant growth and a consistent level of success.

     

    An internship at L.L.Bean is an introduction to our company that provides an opportunity for the right individual to contribute to moving the business forward and to gain exposure to key areas of the organization. Interns within Information Services will assume various project roles and responsibilities while working on current business opportunities that directly benefit L.L.Bean. Typical internship periods are 10 to 12 weeks in duration, beginning in the May-June time frame, and are to be guided by department leaders.

    Responsibilities

      • Assist with tooling evaluations, physical tooling implementations, configuration and development of interfaces/integrations to systems like ServiceNow, VMWare, etc. 
      • Work with our Automation Architect to explore infrastructure codification for on-premise and off-premise solutions. 
      • Work with a variety of O365 tools like Sharepoint, Flow, PowerApps, Forms, etc. 
      • Participate in the migration of the Intranet to an O365 based solution.  This can be business facing or administration focused depending on the candidate’s interests and skillsets. 
      • Work on the Front-End Architecture team, which is redesigning the website on Google Cloud Platform and utilizing technologies such as JavaScript (ES6), HTML5, CSS, React, and Node.js.
      • Opportunity to gain Agile Development experience and learn tools and technologies such as Jenkins, Hapi, Redux, linting, tape and Babel.
      • Participate in efforts focused on current business needs 
      • Take on miscellaneous responsibilities, which are intended to provide experience or exposure to the assigned departmental processes at L.L.Bean
      • Collaborate with team members and cross-functionally with other departments depending on the scope of the assignment(s)
      • Maintain communications with leaders of the internship
      • Network with other interns at L.L.Bean to gain a broader understanding of the company

    Health and Safety Requirement: Every employee is responsible for contributing to a safe and healthy workplace. Employees are expected to be active participants in health and safety by following all safety policies and procedures reporting unsafe conditions or at-risk behaviors to leadership and conducting work in a safe manner. Those in a leadership role are also expected to model safe behaviors evaluate risk and ensure that risks are reduced to acceptable levels.

     

    Qualifications

    • Candidates must be currently enrolled in college or a university degree program
    • Passion for retail combined with a strong desire to represent the L.L.Bean brand
    • Strong analytical, research, and demonstrated leadership skills
    • Flexibility and willingness to work where needed during the internship experience
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail
    • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
    • Development skills including JAVA, HTML, CSS, JS, SQL, Scripting and/or PERL preferred

     

    **Interns are responsible for their own lodging within a commutable distance to Freeport and must have reliable transportation for the duration of the internship.

     

    About Maine:

    Maine is a great place to start your career. Maine offers an abundance of seacoast, mountains, and natural beauty, accessible within short drives. Portland, Maine is a bustling small city, heralded for its restaurants, galleries, entertainment.

     

    To learn more about living in Maine, visit: https://llbeancareers.com/maine.html 

     

    About L.L.Bean:

    Much has changed since our start in 1912, but the important things remain the same. The values that the company's founder, L.L. Bean (Leon Leonwood Bean) was raised to believe in were simple and deeply ingrained. Nature is something to be revered. Family ties are a priority. Being neighborly is a matter of course. And "do unto others" is not just a saying but a way of life.

    Over the past few years L.L.Bean has received numerous accolades including being named #1 in 2017 on Forbes Best Employers List for America’s Best Mid-Size Employers, thanks to the corporate culture and unique benefits we offer our employees:

     

    L.L.Bean offers the following employee benefits for temporary positions:

    • 401(k) program with employer match
    • generous discounts on L.L.Bean merchandise
    • access to the on-site Fitness Rooms, Employee Store, and Employee Use Room

    We recognize the importance of diversity in creating a better world and a stronger organization. L.L.Bean is an equal opportunity employer.

     

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