THE 2017 ROYAL PROFESSIONAL SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
What is the Royal Professional Internship Program?
The College Program
When you intern with Royal Truck and Equipment, you get more than just "real world experience". You become part of our family. Our core values are embodied in every aspect of the program that sums up an incredible journey that will enable you to enter the workforce with amazing skills, and a powerfully positive attitude. When you work with us, you make friends who form a great new support system. And the perks are great! In addition to being paid hourly or a monthly stipend(depends on which Program you are a part of), interns have the opportunity to win weekly prizes, complimentary pizza parties, and some Royal swag!
How to Qualify:
- Must currently be enrolled as a full-time student at a U.S. accredited university in pursuit of a bachelor's or master's degree.
- Must be ready to have a good time, and work in a team environment.
- Must want to get your hands dirty, and ready to have your opinions matter.
We have Internship Positions in Various Departments
Students who are currently enrolled and working towards a Bachelor's or Master's degree with a projected graduation date are eligible to apply for our Professional Summer, Fall, or Spring Internships. We are looking for significant coursework or extracurricular work in the targeted area. Above all, we look for candidates who can be stewards of our most important asset, our culture, and our customers. When searching for potential employees, we are looking for people who both understand the need for our core values, and are willing to embrace and smbody them.
Marketing and Business Development
Project work for would cover a wide variety of marketing and business development management disciplines, including rapid market assessments, pricing strategy, website development, inbound marketing, advertising, marketing communications, strategy social media, and digital marketing. Some projects may focus primarily on white-space growth opportunities, while others might focus on research to help us better undertsand the markets and customers we serve today.
Project work would focus primarily on process improvement projects, drawing on Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles. Interns should expect to do research and design on anything from time and resource studies for exisitng production stages and work centers, to new or complete redesign of production processes, to identification of process waste, and the design of controls to reduce or eliminate them.
Project work would be focused on technologies including our integrated camera system, DVR, radar, and messenger system, GPS and remote flet management systems, and truck-mounted generators, and even driverless vehicles. The focus would be to study these areas for commercialization, in development, or next generation products. Interns should expect to do research and design on how to incorporate and integrate these technologies with existing systems within our trucks, as well as stand-alone solutions. Some projects will include technology scouting for new innovation wile others will focus on improving functionality of existing products.
Royal Internship FAQs
Some answers to those burning questions.
If I am still in high school, currently pursuing an Associate's Degree, can I apply?
Unfortunately, no. But...cheer up! Keep us in mind when you do become eligible. Also, follow us on social media and stay up to date on future job openings, if you become interested!
If I live out of the country, but am an international student at a U.S accredited college, can I apply?
Yes of course! As long as you meet the requirements, international students can be hired under the F-1 Visa with the neccessary paperwork to work in the United States.
What kind of internships does Royal offer? Are there different ones that I can apply for?
Yes, we offer 3 different fields. We offer internships in various different positions. We offer Marketing and Business Development, Process Improvement, and Product Developmet focused internships.
Are internships only offered in the summer?
Actually, no. We offer full-time internship positions in the summertime, but have part-time internship available during the Fall and Spring semesters. You can also apply to have our internship count towards your college credits!
Do I receive compensation for being an intern?
Yes! Although, we do pay you in Mike and Ikes though...just kidding! (We do pay you real money, we promise!) depending on the full or part-time internship opportunities available.
What would I be doing as an intern?
Awesome stuff! We will put your passion to work and build a strong, well rounded skill set that will catalyze your career (and will also make you a littler cooler...no promises though). Real work with real people.