Summer Internship Opportunity at PepsiCo

I’m creating two summer internship positions starting right after Memorial day 2012.

PepsiCo Equipment Innovation Summer Internship Positions
The Equipment Innovation team at PepsiCo is seeking two undergraduate internship positions for Summer 2012.
PepsiCo’s Foodservice Equipment Innovation group is dedicated to developing unique and transformational consumer experiences across all of PepsiCo’s marketing equipment, which includes fountains, coolers, and vending machines. For an example of the type of equipment being developed by our team, visit:
http://www.pepsico.com/PressRelease/PepsiCo-Introduces-Social-Vending-System-the-Next-Generation-in-Interactive-Vend04272011.html
We are seeking two summer interns to guide the development of unique digital experiences leveraging our new platforms on prototype marketing equipment. This summer, expect the following:

  • Understand the vision and strategy for new marketing equipment platforms that leverage emerging technologies to engage our consumers
  • Participate in and drive brainstorming sessions to identify and prioritize new experiences and applications
  • Storyboard and flowchart the user interaction process
  • Develop rapid prototypes for evaluation and user testing
  • Interact with a cross-functional group at PepsiCo to identify and understand limitations and constraints of developing applications and experiences
  • Manage and track multiple projects simultaneously
  • Participate in special projects
  • Lead meetings with contractors for final software development
  • Network within PepsiCo to understand the business and explore future career opportunities
  • Weekly meetings with manager for project updates and career development

Qualifications:
The ideal candidates should have experience or training in many of the following:

  • Software development, especially Adobe Flash, HTML5, and/or mobile app development
  • User interaction design and user interface development Cross-functional team experience
  • Leadership experience Microsoft Office experience (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project)
  • Self-starter comfortable in a loosely structured environment with little direct supervision
  • Multi-tasker with excellent organizational and communication skills

For those interested, contact me on twitter to get the conversation started: http://twitter.com/Rich_Velazquez

PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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