2019 Rayonier Business Development Internship
Overview At Rayonier we’re “More than Trees”, starting with our people. People are the foundation for success and the key to making us the best performing company in the forest products industry. We are proud of our long history of success, our diverse mix of businesses and our values-based work environment, and invite you to consider a career with Rayonier.
Rayonier’s Business Development Team is offering an internship position during the summer of 2019. The position will be involved in a variety of projects and will interact and contribute in the areas of Market Intelligence and Timber Market Analysis.
Rayonier Business Development Intern
The selected candidate will work as a part of Rayonier’s 4-member Business Development team. The team’s responsibilities include (1) Market Intelligence: economic research, timber supply/demand modeling, price forecasting, (2) Timber Demand Growth: mill recruitment, SYP log export development, and (3) Timber Marketing Effectiveness and Process Improvement: operational system planning tool development, strategic & tactical internal consulting.
The internship will be focused on a combination of the above depending on active projects and the individual’s interests. Likely emphasis will be placed on economic research, reporting, and key internal consulting projects. The internship will be based out of Rayonier’s Wildlight, Florida office, but may require company-paid travel to other parts of Rayonier’s U.S. South ownership. A $600/month housing allowance, up to $1800, is included. Pay is dependent on experience and education level.
- Graduate Students, or students in their Junior or Senior year – Preference will be given to graduate-level students, however, undergraduate Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to apply
- Degree Concentration – Forest Business, Finance, or Economics, Forestry, Forest Management
- Each internship duration will last ten to twelve weeks
- Candidates should have interest in timberland economics and analysis, be proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, self-motivated, detail oriented and able to work independently
Interested students should submit a resume and cover letter to Shawn DeRome, Business Development Analyst (Shawn.DeRome@Rayonier.com).
Depending on the number of applicants, Rayonier representatives will either schedule on-campus interviews or will conduct phone/video conference interviews with candidates.
Rayonier is committed to maintaining a work environment that promotes diversity and is free of discrimination. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.