• Inventory Specialist Winter Internship

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/30/2018 9:08 AM)
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


    Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.



    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


    Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@draper.com.


    Opportunity for a student to function in a business environment and participate in the physical inventory of Government and Draper owned equipment. The student will be responsible for inventorying equipment at the Cambridge (MA) facility and nearby locations. The student will work with bar code scanners and computers during the inventory process. The student will need to be familiar with Microsoft Outlook (Email), Excel and be able to learn how to operate the bar code scanner. The individual must be able to walk for long periods of time throughout the day and will need to be energetic, outgoing, and able to work independently. The individual must be able to work quietly, attentively, and without disturbing ongoing testing by various work groups within the Lab. Students will be required to attend weekly meetings and carry out tasks as directed by Property Department personnel.


    • Requires enrollment in an accredited undergraduate program.
    • Understanding of general job aspects of the physical inventory process.
    • Broad understanding of inventory control processes and systems including tracking of material and physical inventory techniques.
    • Good computer skills related to inventory system data entry and reporting.
    • Excellent customer service skills and able to work and communicate effectively with technicians, engineers, and scientists as well as business and logistics personnel.
    • Ability to work well as team member and individual contributor.
    • Knowledge and experience with MS Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.


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