The 3M Company, formerly known as the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, is an American multinational conglomerate corporation based in St. Paul, Minnesota. 3M headquarters are in the St. Paul suburb of Maplewood, Minnesota. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs 88,000 people worldwide and produces more than 55,000 products, including: adhesives, abrasives, laminates, passive fire protection, dental products, electronic materials, medical products, car-care products (sun films, polish, wax, car shampoo, treatment for the exterior, interior and the under chassis rust protection), electronic circuits, and optical films. 3M has operations in more than 65 countries including 29 international companies with manufacturing operations and 35 companies with laboratories. 3M products are available for purchase through distributors and retailers in more than 196 countries, and online directly from the company.
|Founded in Dallas, Texas, 7-Eleven is one of the world's most recognized convenience stores. They are synonymous with the question "If convenience stores are open 24 hours, why the locks on their doors?" The North American subsidiary of Seven-Eleven Japan, 7-Eleven operates or franchises more than 5,800 stores in the US and Canada under the 7-Eleven name.|
Initially formed as a division of Arthur Andersen, Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company. They collaborate with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. Using their industry knowledge, service-offering expertise, and technology capabilities, they identify new business and technology trends and develop solutions to help clients around the world.
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Alpine Electronics, Inc., is one of the world’s leading car audio, mobile electronics, and navigation systems companies. Alpine is the only manufacturer specializing in mobile multimedia, and integrated system approach incorporating audio, video, security, telematics and navigation products for the mobile environment. While the American division headquarters are in Torrance, California, Alpine has job opportunities throughout the US.
Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, ArvinMeritor is a premier tier one automotive supplier with a 100-year history of delivering technologically advanced systems, modules, and components to the motor vehicle industry. Their diverse product, customer, and geographic mix for light vehicle, commercial truck, trailer, and specialty original equipment manufacturers and related after-markets, gives them resiliency to market changes. ArvinMeritor was created by the merger of Meritor Automotive Inc. and Arvin Industries, Inc. in 2000. They offer internship and college graduate programs.
The Atlas Copco Group, founded already in 1873, is a global industrial group of companies headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The Group employs more than 27 000 people. The Atlas Copco Group manufactures products on 56 production sites in 19 countries. They develop and manufacture industrial tools, compressed air equipment, construction and mining equipment, assembly systems, and offer related service and equipment rental. The products are sold and rented under different brands through a worldwide sales and service network reaching 150 countries, half of which are served by wholly or partly owned sales companies.
Based in Ingolstadt, Germany, Audi is a 99 percent-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen, is an upscale carmaker that produces more than 790,000 cars per year. Their principal activity is to develop, manufacture and sell cars and engines. The models of the group include Audi, SEAT, Skoda, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Volkswagen Passenger Cars brands as well as original parts.
Auto-Owners Insurance has been a dedicated independent agency system since 1916. They call themselves the ‘“No Problem” People,’ providing insurance for homes, cars, and businesses. Their homeowners insurance is said to have a broad, flexible protection plan for you and your home. Auto-Owners Insurance is represented by over 35,000 independent agents in more than 5,800 agencies in 25 states, one of which is Michigan. Auto-Owners Insurance is also consistently receives the highest rankings in growth, financial stability and claim services.
Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Barr Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a Delaware holding company whose principal subsidiaries, Barr Laboratories, Inc. and Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., develop, manufacture and market generic and proprietary pharmaceutical products. The company’s generic products are marketed under the “Barr” label, and proprietary products are marketed under the “Duramed” label. Through its Barr Laboratories subsidiary, the company makes about 100 generic drugs in such areas as anti-infectives, oncology, cardiology, psychotherapeutics, and women's health.
A 10,000 employee corporation, BASF- North America operates under the phrase "We don't make a lot of the products you buy. We make a lot of the products you buy better." As the world's leading chemical company, their portfolio includes chemicals, polymers, automotive and industrial coatings, colorants, and agricultural products. BASF helps their customers by developing new technologies in hopes of introducing the products into new markets.
Bayer Crop Science, a part of German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant the Bayer Group, is a leading producer of agricultural chemicals. The company's Crop Protection unit makes fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides. Bayer CropScience also has two other divisions, Environmental Science and BioScience, that focus on non-crop chemicals and genetically modified seeds. The company was formed when Bayer Crop Protection acquired Aventis-Schering; the combined company ranks as the #2 in crop protection firm worldwide.
Becton, Dickinson & Co. is a medical technology company that serves healthcare institutions, life science, researchers, clinical laboratories, industry, and the general public. BD manufactures and sells a broad range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment, and diagnostic products. In February of 2005, BD made FORTUNE Magazines list of "America's Most Admired Companies." Internships are available.
Benteler is one of the largest independent automotive suppliers in Germany with divisions in automotive, steel/tube, and distribution. Still in family ownership today, Benteler employs 21,230 persons at 150 locations in 34 countries. Benteler Automotive Corp. has a location in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to excel in the delivery of health care-related products and services that emphasize access to quality health care at affordable prices.
A subsidiary of BMW, BMW of North America imports BMW, MINI, and Rolls-Royce cars and motorcycles into the US and provides marketing, sales, and financial services for some 340 BMW dealerships, about 330 BMW Sports Activity Vehicle dealerships, some 150 BMW motorcycle retailers, and about 70 MINI dealerships. BMW of North America divisions include BMW Manufacturing, industrial-design firm DesignworksUSA, a parts distribution center, and a technical training center. BMW of North America was established in 1975. Internships and Co-ops are available, as well as full-time positions.
BP is of one of the world's largest energy companies, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services, and petrochemicals products for everyday items. BP has proved reserves of 18.3 billion barrels of oil equivalent, including large holdings in Alaska. BP is the largest oil and gas producer in the US and also a top refiner, processing 2.8 billion barrels of crude oil per day. BP operates about 28,500 gas stations worldwide, including 15,900 in the US. Co-ops and internships are available.
Burger King Holdings
Burger King Holdings operates the world's #2 hamburger chain with more than 11,100 restaurants in the US and about 65 other countries. In addition to its popular Whopper sandwich, the chain offers a variety of burgers, chicken sandwiches, salads, and breakfast items. Internships are available in the following fields: marketing, operations, accounting/finance, human resources, information technology, and communications/diversity. The company is headquartered out of Miami, Florida.
Business Solutions Inc. is a full service telecommunications, wire and cable, fiber optic, data and service company. Business Solutions, Inc. is the kind of company that can provide and maintain the entire cable, voice and data infrastructure for
our clientele. With our in-house abilities and our partnership with IT Portfolio, the services we
provide solidifies and streamlines the administration and management of our clients' communication capabilities.
|Hamilton Carhartt was born in 1855 in Macedon Lock, New York and he grew up in Southern Michigan. He created an overall garment specifically for the railroad worker which had never been made before. Hamilton Carhartt founded his namesake company in 1889 and began making work wear with a single goal in mind: Set a standard of excellence to which all others would aspire. The company continued to grow and in the early 1900's establishing more than 17 plants and three mills throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. Carhartt Master Cloth was designed and woven especially by our mills for use in Carhartt garments and was pledged to be the best cloth that could be produced. Hamilton Carhartt passed away in 1937 at the age of 82. Today, his company remains a family owned operation committed to the mission of providing Best-in-Class apparel for the active worker. "I believe that when a man wears an article that I manufacture, his self-respect is increased because he knows that it is made by an honest manufacturer, who is honest with his employees" - Hamilton Carhartt|
Century Aluminum's sole purpose is to produce primary aluminum. With a long history of acquiring additional facilities, they currently own and operate factories in the United States, Jamaica, and Iceland with their corporate headquarters in Monterey, California.
Previously called The SoftAd Group, ChannelNet has been a leading software company for over 20 years. ChannelNet is a full-service company that creates multichannel solutions to help global corporations sell complex products and services through traditional sales channels. Over the years, they have created thousands of solutions in multiple languages for hundreds of companies around the world.
Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.
On July 1, 2000, Chevron Corp. and Phillips Petroleum Co., now ConocoPhillips, combined its worldwide petrochemical businesses, to form Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC. They are one of the world’s top producers of olefins and polyolefins and a leading supplier of aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, piping, and proprietary plastics. They produce chemical products that are essential to manufacturing over 70,000 consumer and industrial products. They are headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas and employ approximately 5,150 people worldwide.
Chiron Corporation is a multi-dimensional company with businesses in biopharmaceuticals, vaccines, and blood testing. It has been at the forefront of improving lives around the globe. By developing new products, exploring new indications for
existing products, and expanding our market
reach, Chiron will continue to bring improvement
to health around the globe. The company is based in Emeryville, California.
Citrix’s passion is to simplify information access for everyone. They are the only enterprise software company 100 percent focused on access. Citrix is the global leader and most trusted name in on-demand access. More than 180,000 organizations around the world use the Citrix Access Platform; these customers include all of the FORTUNE 100 companies and 98 percent of the FORTUNE Global 500.
Clearpoint Solutions, Inc.
ClearPoint Solutions Inc. is a California based, locally owned and operated staffing firm that is committed to providing excellent service and improving the community in which they work. They separate themselves from their competition in the specialized staffing of accounting and finance professionals by introducing exceptional individuals to their dynamic client companies. ClearPoint strongly believes in conducting all of their business dealings with integrity, excellence, and professionalism all while striving towards the betterment of the communities they serve.
An Illinois based premiere software company, Clerysys is one of the fastest growing, world class, and reputed providers of Information Technology services and solutions. They focus on delivering business solutions in CRM, ERP, SCM, Portals, Content Management, Business Intelligence, Supply Chain, and E-Business Applications.
With a network of people in over 200 countries, The Coca-Cola Company is defined, not only by the beverages they produce, but by the contributions and commitment to communities worldwide. This
FORTUNE 500 company strives to make products that meet the tastes of everyone around the world. Their internship program is open to undergrad and graduate students.
Comerica Inc. is a financial services company headquartered in Detroit, strategically aligned into
three major business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth & Institutional Management. The company prides itself on having talent and excellence above their competitors in the financial industry. They earned the honor of being one of DiversityInc.'s "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" in 2006.
A long-standing company in the global information technology marketplace, Computer Sciences Corp. has built relationships with some of the largest commercial and government organizations in the world. The team of 79,000 employees has
designed the Best Total Solution program to
meet the customized goals of their clients. CSC
was named one of the "Top 25 Technology Vendors for Financial Services Industry" by the newspaper, American Banker .
Their mission statement is "to provide pragmatic and cost-effective IT solutions that deliver pre-determined and tangible results." Computech Corp. is a minority owned IT consulting and software services company with customers ranging from small start-up companies
to FORTUNE 500 corporations. They work with their customers to plan, prepare, and execute programs with knowledge, experience, and follow-through.
Comrise is a minority owned and US-based consulting company, specializing in IT and scientific resources. For the past 21 years, they have been providing consultants and professional services to a wide range of industries: IT, telecommunications, financial services, pharmaceutical, clinical research, electronics, and a number of others.
ConAgra Foods has transformed itself into an industry-leading, branded, and value-added food company. Banquet, Chef Boyardee, Hunts, Peter Pan, and Slim Jim are some of the products produced by this FORTUNE 500 company. While their brands are in 96 percent of American households today, their customer base extends to include restaurants and foodservice providers.
CONSOL Energy, Inc. is one of the US's largest coal mining companies. The company has some 4.5 billion tons of proved and probable reserves, mainly in northern and central Appalachia and the Illinois Basin, and it produces about 70 million tons of coal annually. CONSOL primarily mines bituminous coal, which burns cleaner than lower grades. Their customers include electric utilities and steel mills. CONSOL is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Consumers Energy is one of the largest producers of gas and electric utilities in the United States. Fueled by their competitiveness, they are currently undergoing changes as a result of the changing industry. In addition to offering gas and electrical utilities, they partner with businesses to help solve their energy problems. They serve more than 1.7 million customers in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
Formerly Complete Business Solutions, Inc., Covansys Corp. is a global consulting and technology services company offering industry-specific solutions, strategic outsourcing, and integration services through a unique onsite, offsite, offshore delivery model that helps clients achieve rapid deployment, world-class quality, and reduced costs.
|As the eighth largest company in the United States, Crowe Chizek is the leading provider of assurance, consulting, risk management, tax, and technology services to large and middle market public companies and large privately-held businesses. They pride themselves on consulting with expertise, having a depth of resources, independence, and a high level of standards and values. One of their thriving offices works out of Grand Rapids, Michigan. They hire a large amount of recent college graduates and have an extensive internship program.|