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TDM Communications Intern in Ann Arbor, MI at ProQuest

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

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ProQuest – Who we are…

The ProQuest Mission: Better research. Better learning, Better insights. ProQuest enables people to change their world. ProQuest supports the efforts of students and researchers across the globe. Providing important research tools and curating treasure troves of content has helped ProQuest to become an industry leader in the Information Services market.

Text and Data Mining Communications Intern

What will I be doing?

As a TDM Communications Intern at ProQuest, you will have the opportunity to gain unique experience while working on innovative Products in a fun collaborative environment. The TDM Communications Intern will support the TDM Product Manager with communication, scheduling, planning and development during the Product life cycle. Additional work will include collaborating with the team on strategy and design of the product, while also managing relationships with external and internal clients.

In this position, you will also...

• Help to support the TDM Product Manager with weekly communications, product development, and strategic responsibilities.
• Work with Product Manager to write development stories and tasks.
• Provide ideas and feedback based on interactions and communications with the TDM Product Manager as well as other collaborators.
• Deliver customer-focused communication and interactions with guidance from the Product Manager.
• Assist with planning for TDM Customer communications.
• Support customer TDM Toolkit training activities.
• Document training manual and best practices.
• Contribute to the QA of the TDM Toolkit.
• Work with other developers to explore possible technical contribution.

Three reasons you should apply...

1. You have a desire to work in a highly collaborative organization.
2. You're driven and want to learn new things.
3. Innovative work gives you an adrenaline rush!

This job may not be a fit if...

1. You prefer to shoot from the hip, slowing down to get organized is not your style. 
2. You do your best work as a solo artist, the rest of the group just slows you down.
3. Communication is secondary to results. It’s important, but just not priority #1.

Qualified Candidates must have…

• Pursuing a Bachelors’ degree or higher with some previous technical work experience. 
• Professional experience in complex technical project management.
• Excellent researching and problem-solving skills, including the ability to analyze, compare, evaluate, reconcile and order data.
• Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities to reach resolution and maintain strong relationships.
• Develop understanding of TDM toolkit and explanations for basic for text mining.

Other important information about this position:

• This position is based in the Ann Arbor ProQuest office.
• Potential to extend the internship, based on the needs of the business.
• Occasional travel is required.
• This position requires two-days-per-week attendance with some scheduling flexibility available around core working hours.
• Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible.

More to love about becoming a PQ employee!

• Forbes Ranks ProQuest among 2018 America’s Best Mid-Size Employers
• We offer professional development opportunities with a significant focus on learning
• We hold fun on-site events
• Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative
• We have a relaxed dress code… yes, that means blue jeans (and not just on Fridays!)
• All of our employees have access to ProQuest research products including e-books, genealogy and academic journals

At ProQuest, we work hard and have fun doing it. If you are in search of a unique internship opportunity with a knowledgeable team, please consider joining our talented team!!


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