Production Assistant - Summer Intern
June 2006 — July 2006
Interned for a leading manufacturer of licensed children’s stationery and school supplies. Major product lines included Disney, Marvel and Warner Brother’s properties, and goods were sold to Wal-Mart, K-Mart, Target, Toys R US and other US retailers. Everything was produced in Asia and shipped to US distribution points, primarily by ocean freight.
• Assisted with the finalization of vendors and pricing, and transmittal of product specs to the company’s Hong Kong and Shanghai offices
• Handled administrative and clerical aspects of approvals, and shipping, tracking and documentation of orders
• Learned about import logistics and how production and shipping problems are resolved
• Participated in the preparation of Disney licensing proposals and renewals