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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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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Job TitleLocation
Agile Project ManagerNew York, NY
Director Autodesk 360 Product ManagementSan Francisco, CA
REPORT WRITER - EPIC INPATIENT EMRPhiladelphia, PA
WriterSanta Monica, CA
PrincipalJaffrey, NH
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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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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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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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TuneIn - TuneIn is a Palo Alto, CA based company that “enables people to discover, follow, and listen to what’s most important to them — from sports, to news, to music, to talk.”

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momofuku - momofuku is a New York City based restaurant group that was started by chef David Chang and has won countless awards.

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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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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
Marketing InternSan Francisco, CA
VP of OperationsSan Francisco, CA
Operations AssociateSan Francisco, CA
VP of EngineeringSan Francisco, CA
Full Stack Software EngineerSan Francisco, CA
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Flipboard - Flipboard is a Palo Alto, CA based company that offers a “single place to discover, collect and share the news you care about.”

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Hanley Wood - Washington, DC based Hanley Wood is “the premier media, event, information and strategic marketing services company serving the residential and commercial design and construction industries.”

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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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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
Marketing InternSan Francisco, CA
Inside Sales AssociateSan Francisco, CA
Client Services ManagerSan Francisco, CA
Sales Executive - TexasAustin, TX
Sales ExecutiveSan Francisco, CA
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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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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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The Culinary Edge - The Culinary Edge is a San Francisco, CA based consulting firm that helps restaurants strengthen their brands, extend their reach, and increase their profitability.

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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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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
Ad Operations SpecialistSan Francisco, CA
Social Campaign ManagerSan Francisco, CA
Senior Account ManagerSan Francisco, CA
Mid Level PHP EngineerSan Francisco, CA
Senior PHP EngineerSan Francisco, CA
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Qpid.me - Qpid.me is a Los Angeles, CA based company that “makes having ‘the conversation’ about STD status easier.”

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ZOZI - ZOZI is based in San Francisco, CA, and they want “to make everyone’s passions accessible, and most importantly, help you discover new ones.”

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