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Speedway | Boston, MA
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Job Description


The Operations Intern position is intended to give college students practical experience in retail operations within Speedway's gasoline/convenience stores and to expose them to the variety of careers available within the retail industry.

This is an innovative and demanding program offering highly motivated students the opportunity to refine their skills and gain new experiences in working with groups, understanding business metrics, and making a presentation to upper management. The intern has the opportunity to make a real difference by completing a group project and giving assessments of our company programs. The intern will also spend a large amount of time in the stores running register, checking in vendors, learning store operations and management duties, and will have an opportunity to actually manage the business for a few weeks.

After completion of the Intern program, and upon graduation, outstanding performers will have an opportunity to begin a career with Speedway by entering into the District Manager Trainee program or Co-Manager Trainee program.

Minimum Requirements

Schedule Summary Sample (10 Week Program, Up to 45 Hours per week)

* Orientation at Corporate Headquarters
* Company History
* Team Intern Project Assigned
* Introduction to Executive Management

* Weeks 1-5 à In Store Assignment
* Computer and Hands on Training
* Cash Register operation
* Store Operations
* Management duties and "Manage" the Store

* Weeks 7 & 8 à Time spent with HR, Recruiting, Merchandising, and Inventory Managers
* Week 9 à Ride with District Manager
* Week 10 at Corp. Headquartersà Complete Project/Evaluations/Presentations/Graduation

Requirements for Consideration

* Must be between Junior and Senior year of College
* Must have a Business related major
* Must have a minimum GPA of 3.00
* Must have a demonstrated interest in retail operations as a career

About Speedway

International Speedway Corporation is a promoter of motorsports entertainment activities in the United States. The general nature of the Company's business is a motorsports themed amusement enterprise, furnishing amusement to the public in the form of motorsports themed entertainment. The Company owns and/or operates thirteen of the motorsports entertainment facilities, which include Daytona International Speedway in Florida, Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama, Michigan International Speedway in Michigan and Richmond International Raceway in Virginia. On February 2, 2007, the Company acquired the 62.5% interest in Raceway Associates, LLC. In June 2008, International Speedway Corporation completed the disposal of Pikes Peak International Raceway (PPIR).