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Expeditors Internship - Customs Brokerage in Torrance, California

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 15,000 trained professionals

  • 250+ locations worldwide

  • Fortune 500

  • Globally unified systems

Our Internship program offers a challenging hands-on structured experience. You will be working in conjunction with Expeditors' employees learning the process, terminology, and skills required to be successful in a fast-paced operation handling a varied customer base.

This is a paid position and typically is 3 to 4 months in duration.

We are looking for someone who can start immediately and work 40 hours a week. The schedule will be Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm and overtime if required. Please note the job requires the candidate to commute to Torrance, California.

Some of the job functions include, but not limited to:

  • Scanning and indexing documents

  • Track and Trace international shipment

  • Assist the customer service representative with reviewing commercial documents according to customer's instructions and expectations.

  • Assist customer service representative with verification of customs declaration information

  • Assist customer service representative by ensuring accurate and timely data entry into Expeditors Customs entry system

  • Ensure compliance at all times by following government regulations and company policies

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Must be able to commute to the city of Torrance

  • High School Degree or equivalent required

  • Undergraduate Degree Preferred

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

  • Must not require future sponsorship for employment visa

  • Must have the ability to work overtime in support of the department needs

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal

  • Good computer skills (Word, Excel, and familiarity with PowerPoint)

  • Comfortable with numbers and basic mathematical skills

  • Familiarity with 10-key usage

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize throughout the workday while remaining focused and organized

  • Demonstrated ability to be pro-active in thought and action

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Analytical with a strong attention to detail

  • Effective interpersonal skills, including proven ability to listen, comprehend, effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results

  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment

  • Willing to pitch in and help on last minute projects or assist team members

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Has a demonstrated strong work ethic, and reliability

  • Comfortable working in a professional business environment

  • Proven ability and desire to learn new software and technologies

  • Successful candidates must pass a background check

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.