Internship Sales & Handling

Starting in March 2020 for 6 months

Dulles, VA (United States of America)

Lufthansa Cargo AG is looking for a motivated, qualified and proaktive student (m/f) who commits himself/herself to support our local team.

  • Work in the Import and Export Department, as well as in the Sales Department
  • Support the Terminal Supervisor and the Director of Sales & Handling in daily activities
  • Familiarize with Import & Export operations

Your tasks may include the following:

  • Supporting the Terminal Supervisor and Director of Sales & Handling along with the Sales and Handling Teams in day to day activities and special projects
  • Assisting in the development of existing projects and reports
  • Preparing data for different topics and being active in the roll out of new processes
  • Making decisions to real- life experience in a business environment
  • Helping customers actively with dropping off and picking up freight
  • Writing emails and making phone calls with customers
  • Supervising all the active Imports and Exports operations
  • Capturing data, manifesting and controlling the flights
  • Gathering statistical data of flights and freight and keeping them for the records
  • Gathering and evaluating statistical data to improve gaps within the processes
  • Taking part in Team Meetings
  • Being part of a Regional Team and becoming an active player within the Team

Your profile

  • At the date of the internship you have completed at least the 2nd semester in Business Administration/ Management, International Business, Logistics, IT, Aviation, Aerospace Engineering, Industrial Engineering Transportation Management or any other related field
  • Enrolled during the whole period of the internship (please attach the current certificate of enrollment) or internship between Bachelor and Master studies (Gap-Year), more information about Gap-Year you can find here: https://www.be-lufthansa.com/de/faq/lufthansa/praktikum-studienabschlussarbeit
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and spoken), any other foreign language is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills, affinity to maths, experience with statistical analysis
  • Affinity to collecting and handling data
  • Ability to pick up new concepts quickly
  • Positive attitude, Team player and very good social skills
  • Very good skills applying and using IT systems and tools, especially MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook
  • International experience is a plus

Important before applying:

  • A place of residence in Germany
  • A German bank account
  • A German tax ID number or a tax certificate
  • Certificate of membership issued by a health insurance authority (Krankenkassenmitgliedsbescheinigung) and social insurance number (Sozialversicherungsnummer)

About Lufthansa Cargo AG

Lufthansa Cargo Aktiengesellschaft, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, is a subsidiary of Deutsche Lufthansa Aktiengesellschaft. Lufthansa Cargo ranks among the world’s leading air freight carriers and currently employs about 4,150 people worldwide. Lufthansa Cargo focuses on the airport-to-airport business. The cargo carrier serves around 300 destinations in more than 100 countries with its own fleet of freighters, the belly capacities of passenger aircraft operated by the Lufthansa Group and an extensive road feeder service network. The bulk of the cargo volume is routed through Frankfurt Airport.
Please apply via Be-Lufthansa.com under the job number P0049V1252
If this is you, please apply online.