Careers in Operations

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Looking for an entry level job or internship in operations? Here's an overview of how to approach the search and a list of companies that might have entry level and internship opportunities that will interest you.

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Operations Careers

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The idea behind operations can get confusing because lots of job titles contain the word “operations” even though the job itself has nothing to do with the day-to-day of a business. To keep it simple: Operations deals with the day-to-day running of a business to ensure it runs smoothly. This means doing things like planning use of materials and inventing new ideas to make the company run better.

After a certain point businesses have to regroup in order to run smoothly, and because of this, most large business have at least one operations department. Some departments to look into include human resources, scheduling, and information technology. Think “jobs that help the company run smoothly”.

You’ll need a bachelor’s degree for most jobs in operations, along with good problem-solving skills, a cool head under stress, and communications skills.


Companies with Entry Level Jobs and Internships in Operations


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Future of Fish - Future of Fish is a Seattle, WA based non-profit that “envision a global seafood supply chain that produces legal, traceable, trustworthy fish."

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Whole New World Foundation - The Whole New World Foundation is a Miami, FL based non-profit that works “to crowd-source the most promising solutions to important challenges.”

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Hostelling International USA - Hostelling International USA is a Silver Spring, MD based "non-profit membership organization that has been serving young travelers for 79 years strong.”

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Job TitleLocation
ControllerSilver Spring, MD
Training CoordinatorSilver Spring, MD
Education CoordinatorChicago, IL
Sustainability CoordinatorSilver Spring, MD
Affiliate Development SpecialistSilver Spring, MD
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Generation Citizen - Generation Citizen is a Boston, MA based non-profit that “teaches teenagers direct political action through an innovative in-class curriculum.”

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Job TitleLocation
Engineering AnalystSouthfield, MI
Director of EngineeringManassas, VA
Marketing EngineerMount Pleasant, PA
Software Systems EngineerAberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Director - Inside SalesSan Francisco, CA
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AlphaSights - AlphaSights is a New York, NY based company that provides “today’s investors, deal-makers and corporate strategists with access to the knowledge they need to succeed.”

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Fullscreen - Fullscreen is a LA based agency aiming to build “the first media company for the connected generation—together, right at the intersection of tech and entertainment.”

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Gameloft - Gameloft is a New York, NY based company that allows its “fans to play games anywhere, anytime, and on any digital platform.”

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Job TitleLocation
Game Economy DesignerNew York, NY
Office ManagerSeattle, WA
Cover ArtistNew York, NY
Customer Experience DesignerNew York, NY
UX DesignerNew York, NY
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Chashama - Chashama is a New York, NY based non-profit that “nurtures artists by transforming unused property into work and presentation space.”

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RocksBox - RocksBox is a San Francisco, CA based company that lets you “experiment with different looks, discover the latest designers, and only buy the jewelry that you truly love.”

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Job TitleLocation
Operations Associate | Major Marketing FirmSan Francisco, CA
Marketing InternSan Francisco, CA
Customer Delight AssociateSan Francisco, CA
Operations AssociateSan Francisco, CA
VP of EngineeringSan Francisco, CA
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Destination Maternity Corporation - Destination Maternity Corporation, which is based in Philadelphia, PA, does $500 million in annual sales as “the world’s leading maternity apparel retailer.”

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Job TitleLocation
Fall Production InternshipPhiladelphia, PA
Executive AssistantPhiladelphia, PA
Payroll AssistantPhiladelphia, PA
Planning Internship- FallPhiladelphia, PA
Store Design Internship-Fall 2014Philadelphia, PA
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FATHOM - FATHOM is an Oakland, CA studio that uses its “expertise in 3D printing and additive manufacturing to help customers innovate faster and more efficiently.”

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GuideStar - GuideStar is a Williamsburg, VA based organization that aims to “revolutionize philanthropy by providing information that advances transparency."

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Well+Good - Well+Good is an NYC based company that was started by two journalists “to answer all the questions friends wanted to know about health, beauty, fitness, and well-being.”

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Instacart - Instacart is a San Francisco, CA based startup that offers personal grocery shopping/delivery in a growing number of markets (Chicago and the Bay Area now).

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Job TitleLocation
Lead Marketing DesignerSan Francisco, CA
City LauncherUnited States
Community ManagerSan Francisco, CA
City Manager (Atlanta)Atlanta, GA
Marketing Programs ManagerSan Francisco, CA
See all 26 job postings

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WaterSmart Software - WaterSmart Software is based in San Francisco, CA, and they aim “to help water utilities make it easier for their customers to save water and save money.”

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Job TitleLocation
Client Services InternSan Francisco, CA
Marketing SpecialistSan Francisco, CA
Sales Executive - TexasAustin, TX
Operations & Accounting ManagerSan Francisco, CA
See all 4 job postings

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Bay Area Discovery Museum - The Bay Area Discovery Museum is a Sausalito, CA based museum that “is designed to ignite creative thinking in children.”

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Pocket Gems - Pocket Gems is a San Francisco, CA based company that “develops free-to-play mobile games that are ridiculously fun.”

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Job TitleLocation
Account ExecutiveSan Francisco, CA
3D AnimatorSan Francisco, CA
Content Design InternSan Francisco, CA
Story Writer (Contract)United States
Data AnalystSan Francisco, CA
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Movable Ink - Movable Ink is a New York, NY based company that wants to make e-mail marketing just as agile as other online marketing channels.

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New York Kids Club - New York Kids Club is an NYC based company that aims to "provide children the opportunity to build confidence and express their individuality" through enrichment programs.

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Videology - Videology is a a Baltimore, MD based company whose technology "works across all video screens to connect brands with those consumers they most want to reach.”

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FareStart

FareStart - FareStart is a Seattle, WA non-profit that empowers homeless and disadvantaged people "through life skills, job training and employment in the food service industry.”

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Road Scholar - Road Scholar is a Boston, MA based non-profit that aims to inspire "adults to learn, discover and travel" by offering educational tours all across the world.

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Brilliant Earth - Ethically produced diamonds do exist, and Brilliant Earth is a San Francisco, CA based company that is hoping to make them the norm.

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ALOHA - ALOHA is an NYC based, health focused startup that “combines traditional wisdom from diverse cultures across the globe with the latest scientific research."

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Billtrust - Billtrust is a Hamilton, NJ based company that has “developed state-of-the-art products and services designed to simplify the billing process.”

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Brit + Co. - Brit + Co. is a San Francisco, CA based “online platform and e-commerce company that inspires and enables the digital generation to make.”

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Job TitleLocation
SOFTWARE ENGINEERSan Francisco, CA
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GraphScience - GraphScience is a Palo Alto, CA company that helps brands “leverage the social graph to generate revenue and optimize marketing spend on Facebook.”

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Job TitleLocation
Sr. EngineerPalo Alto, CA
Senior Software ArchitectPalo Alto, CA
See all 2 job postings

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