Lubrizol Marketing Innovation Internship - Summer 2018 in Brecksville, Ohio

Marketing Innovation Internship - Summer 2018

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact. Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.

Lubrizol Big Ideas Project

Marketing Innovation Internship Program

“The Future is Ours”

Program Manager: Technology Portfolio Manager

Program Sponsor: Global Director R&D

Location: Brecksville, Ohio

Compensation: Competitive hourly rate

Application Deadline: 2/9/2018

The Lubrizol Corporate R&D and Technology Innovation department is seeking three talented and motivated students to work on key commercialization projects. This is an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with measurable results and impact in a global Berkshire Hathaway Company – right here in Cleveland, Ohio!

The experiences provided in this internship will certainly prepare a rising graduate for a future commercial career. Interns will have direct impact to our organization and the opportunity to learn through project assignments and by working with experienced professionals on real world business challenges. Interns, with their managers, will develop goals with measureable results in the beginning of their internship and measure their performance via a mid-point and final evaluation. During the last few weeks of the summer program, the interns will present their work to our management and senior leadership team.

Marketing Innovation Interns will join a 100+ student employment program - and enjoy social activities, networking events and significant professional development opportunities. All interns are paid a competitive wage.

So, what does it take to commercialize innovative technologies at Lubrizol? We are looking for high potential MBA students who are intellectually curious, have personal drive and a passion for marketing, innovation, and leadership.

Additional requirements:

  • You must be currently enrolled in a Master’s of Business Administration program with a graduation date on or after August 2018.

  • Preferred focus in marketing and/or entrepreneurship

  • You must have:

  • Demonstrated relevant professional work experience (three+ years preferred)

  • Experience with Marketing (4Ps, market research, segmentation, innovation, brand building).

  • Ability and willingness to work at the Lubrizol Advanced Materials' world HQ location in Brecksville, Ohio; 40 hours/week for 12 weeks (May – August).

  • Reliable transportation to and from the workplace.

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Suite, in particular, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • You must be authorized to work in the US and not require work authorization sponsorship for this position now and in the future.

We would expect students with the following characteristics or preferences to do well in the internship program (in no particular order):

  • Strong business and finance acumen

  • Maturity, a strong work ethic

  • Research skills

  • Eager curiosity and enjoys learning new things

  • Likes a variety of assignments and is able to manage more than one project simultaneously.

  • Thrives in a competitive, results-driven environment

  • Ability to network effectively with others, work in teams and work as a self-motivated, self-directed individual contributor.

  • Strong project management and presentation skills.

  • Ability to think creatively and strategically

  • Ability to simplify complex concepts

  • Desire to lead, innovate and collaborate

Sound like you? Interested?

Apply NOW!


While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company. We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.

Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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