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North America Consumer Category Internship


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 87034 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: Yes 

Goodyear. More Driven.




North America Consumer Category Internship


Internship Information

The selected candidate must commit to working full-time (40 hours/week) during the summer.


Company Information

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. A Fortune 500 company, we employ approximately 69,000 people and manufacture our products in 52 facilities in 22 countries around the world. We have built our foundation on a commitment to forward-thinking innovation, and our industry-leading new product engine helps us bring new products to market that feature the latest advances in materials and technologies. At Goodyear, we embrace the diversity of our workforce and value the contribution of our associates. We strive to provide associates with a safe work environment, the resources they need to do their jobs and ample opportunities for growth. These objectives, coupled with competitive compensation and benefits, allow us to foster an environment where associates can work to achieve their full potential and contribute to the company's success. For more information, go to corporate.


Program Description

The company, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, is looking for talented leaders to significantly strengthen its global leadership depth and play an integral role in the current and future success of the organization. The selected intern candidate will be expected to generate insights and develop business solutions, develop and refine analytical skills, presentation skills, and networking skills, and contribute to various special projects and daily activities of the Consumer Category organization. The Categories are responsible for executing the 4 P’s; Product, Price, Promotion and Placement during a product’s lifecycle.

In addition to challenging, engaging and interesting work assignments, students have the opportunity to meet and interact with students from other universities at work and outside of work. Tours of Goodyear facilities are arranged to help students learn more about the business. Goodyear leaders make presentations to help students begin to think about significant business issues and career options. Students even have the opportunity to network with the Goodyear Senior Leadership Team.



  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Aministration, Sales, Marketing or a related field.
  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA requrired
  • Minimum of a Junior undergraduate standing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Excellent organization skills – ability to multi-task, completing several projects and assignments simultaneously.

Helpful to have…

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Understanding of the Goodyear business or an interest in the automotive or manufacturing industries
  • Interest in consumer categories and product lifecycle management from new product launch to phase out
  • Previous internship experience

To Apply

It is required that you go to to create your candidate profile in order to be eligible for this position. A separate profile must be created for each position applied. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. Goodyear is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.


Click here for more information about Equal Employment Opportunity laws, and here for additional supplementary information. 


Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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