Comfort Research
March 20, 2019
Grand Rapids, United States
Job Type


Internship Overview

Are you ready to be part of an amazing and award-winning culture?  Would you like an opportunity to apply your skills acquired in coursework into a real-world business setting?  Sounds like you are looking for Comfort Research, the creator of Big Joe! Our internship program is unique, and you will have exposure to a variety of areas in our business, while focusing on your assigned area.  You will have the opportunity to experience product life cycle from conception to delivery, work together as a team, and offer your insight on company initiatives.  The best part is you will be part of an amazing culture and have fun!

Although this is an unpaid internship, the opportunity is priceless!  You will gain experience in a variety of departments and see how they interact.  You will build your business acumen and put your education into action.  You will have the opportunity to be part of a team, show initiative, and gain skills that will help you throughout your educational career and beyond.


Projects and Learning Outcomes

  1. Learn to edit photos in photoshop and upload them to the general server
  2. Take part in basic studio product photography appropriate for Website product pages
  3. Gain experience in editing video for product videos and internal events
  4. Research & report on potential new events & tradeshow to exhibit at which align with business goals.
  5. Assist in all aspects of current events and tradeshows including:
    1. Working with marketing, product and sales teams as well as outside vendors.
    2. Coordinating logistics of personnel, product, and marketing materials


Position Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in and undergraduate degree program in Business, Marketing, Sales, Photography, or closely related.
  • Junior/Senior level highly desired.


Why Comfort Research?

Comfort Research is a leader in innovative and affordable design and manufacturing. At Comfort Research, the pace is fast, the work is anything but boring, and the result is always more comfort for all.  As an intern, you will work with all levels in the organization and have opportunities to find a better way and make an impact!  Not to mention we like to have fun!


Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Desired Major(s): Photography, Communications, Marketing

Desired Class Levels (s):  Junior, Senior

Salary Level: Unpaid, must be able to earn credit

Job Area: Photography/Marketing

Job Function: Photographer/Event coordinator

Approximate Hours per Week: 24

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