About New England Seafood
New England Seafood International (NESI) was established in 1991 and is an importer and processor of premium fresh and frozen sustainable fish and seafood. NESI employs circa 600 people across two sites in the UK and imports a wide range of wild and farmed fish and shellfish from all around the world.
Our vision is to “show people how to enjoy fish every day” and we pride ourselves on our supply chain integrity, sustainable sourcing and high-quality product. Our values run through our business; these values are Respect, Customer Care, By Learning We Grow, Team Spirit and Integrity.
We are at an exciting time in the group’s development and are in the process of making important steps in a transformational growth plan:
Overview of the Role (Operational Excellence Intern):
Come and your business administration education at New England Seafood International during summer 2023! Working with our teams, you will gain experience in the various elements of an Operations function including the day-to-day management of a factory plant, continuous improvement techniques and how these are applied, and develop your operational excellence knowledge.
This immersive experience is designed to give you hands-on practice applying your education to the real world. Operations is a very diverse and the purpose of this internship is to provide you with multiple opportunities in this area so that you can see what sparks your interest. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to complete a special project of your choice during your internship which you will agree with your line manager during your first week in NESI. This is an opportunity to use everything you have learned in school and put your skills into practice over the summer through this international internship program.
This internship will provide the successful applicant an opportunity to spend time in a fast-paced manufacturing business based out of London, UK. This program will focus on developing you and your leadership skills, as well as supporting you to expand your business knowledge at an international level.
Travel and accommodation will be arranged on your behalf.
Internship Learning Outcomes:
About Sealaska Intern Program
The Sealaska intern program exists to uplift Sealaska shareholders and their descendants pursuing post-secondary education with meaningful career experience, learning opportunities, and a supportive community. Interns explore career interests, grow professional skills, and connect with the unique and vibrant cultures of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people. You will spend the summer with peers who share an Alaska Native heritage, learning from each other and building a community as you venture into your careers. Learn more at sealaska.com/careers/summer-internships.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Applicants must be a current Sealaska shareholder or a Sealaska shareholder descendent.