IT - Project Management Internship

<p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> <p><em><strong>"At La-Z-Boy we're dedicated to home... because home is what really matters and what will always matter. At the end of even the longest days, home is where we find ourselves."</strong></em><strong><em><br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Watch the full experience here.</a> </em></strong></p>

Monroe, Michigan

La-Z-Boy Corporate

<p><strong>Not many companies can say that they are both a household brand and one of the most innovative organizations in their industry. La-Z-Boy can. Ninety years after our first recliner, we&rsquo;re still re-inventing the industry.</strong></p> <p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. Our people are what drives us forward. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p>

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Overview: <strong>Are you ready to Build Something Amazing?</strong><br /><br />At La-Z-Boy, we're committed to creating lasting relationships - within the organization and outside of it. We are looking for self-motivated and energetic interns with a commitment to excellence. We value this at La-Z-Boy because they are what drives us forward.<br /><br />La-Z-Boy not only encourages collaboration with your fellow interns, but we focus our selection on students who not only stand out in the classroom, but who take pride in their work with their community. La-Z-Boy puts an emphasis on giving back. We are actively involved in encouraging others to participate in our sustainability efforts and volunteerism. Ultimately, La-Z-Boy looks for interns and employees alike who are excited about making houses into homes and taking the opportunity to positively affect the lives of our customers.
Responsibilities: <strong>The Project Management Internship:</strong><br /><br />The Project Management internship role will support the Project Management Office within the Information Technology Department at La-Z-Boy&rsquo;s World HQ in Monroe, MI. You will work on projects that will give you hands-on experience with project management methodology and the software development life cycle (SDLC). The project management intern will be afforded opportunities to lead projects as well as participate in meetings with executive leaders on project-related matters.<br /><br />Our goal is to provide the intern with a practical, hands-on experience in project management and to build familiarity with software development life cycles.
Requirements: <br />&bull; Currently enrolled in a four-year Bachelor&rsquo;s degree program focused on Project Management, Computer Science/IT, Information Systems, or a related field with 2-3 years complete<br />&bull; Detail-oriented with excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and organizational skills<br />&bull; Must be able to work in a team-based environment as well as individually <br />&bull; Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint)<br />&bull; Familiarity with Agile software development and project management is preferred<br />&bull; Understands how to elicit information from business and IT stakeholders and translate those into functional requirements<br /><br /><strong>ADDITIONAL INFO:</strong><br />&bull; Unique opportunity to regularly interact with the senior leadership team and all levels of the corporate organization<br />&bull; Intern will present back to leaders and other interns at the end of the season on accomplishments and give feedback on the internship experience!<br /><br /><strong>About La-Z-Boy Inc.</strong><br />La-Z-Boy Incorporated is one of the world's leading residential furniture producers, marketing furniture for every room of the home. Our state-of-the-art world headquarters, located in Monroe, MI, is just a short drive from the Ann Arbor, Metro Detroit and Toledo areas. La-Z-Boy&rsquo;s network of 300+ retail stores span across the U.S. and Canada, and our vast distribution network allows our product to reach consumers and retailers across the globe. . <br /><br />Further, we understand that being a great employer also means being a good corporate citizen. As such, La-Z-Boy and the La-Z-Boy Foundation contributed almost $3 million in financial and product donations to non-profit organizations this past year. For the past nine years, our signature partnership has been with the Ronald McDonald House Charities&reg; (RMHC&reg;).<br /><br />Visit and see why, every day, over 8,800 passionate, valued team members around the world are Building Something Amazing!!