United Airlines Intern - Pricing/Revenue Management (Summer 2020) in Chicago, Illinois
Intern – Pricing/Revenue Management (Summer 2020)
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Revenue Management and Pricing Overview
The Pricing and Revenue Management department helps us run a successful business by predicting consumer demand and setting pricing structures to optimize revenue.
Job overview and responsibilities
The Pricing and Revenue Management Internship Program offers a unique opportunity to work on high level projects that generate incremental revenue for our flights. Interns are placed into either Pricing or Revenue Management:
Pricing – Defines price structure based off competition and customer willingness to pay
Revenue Management – Forecasts customer demand and sets booking levels
This position offers students an opportunity to work on high-visibility cross-functional teams to formulate advanced seasonal plans, analyze market trends and communicate revenue opportunities to senior leadership. The intern will also develop analytical skills around consumer choice, price elasticity and customer segmentation.
Additionally, the intern will serve as an internal consultant providing business analyses on various strategic initiatives such as:
Developing and implementing revenue management strategies, customer segmentation approaches and new market launches
Defining pricing issues and identifying how pricing facts, data, and decisions link to overall business strategy issues
Creating queries and tools to improve business process and data management
Interns start as a group and are provided with training focused on industry dynamics, airline economics and Pricing / Revenue Management technical skills. A mentor is also assigned to each individual for personalized assistance and development.
Current undergraduate student graduating in Dec. 2020 or Spring 2021, demonstrating strong academic performance
Track record of outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work well with others
Ability to apply quantitative skills and business acumen to airline industry
Position is based in Chicago, IL - must be able to relocate for internship duration
Start dates in May or June 2020
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship now and in the future
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 10 Revenue Management
Function: Intern - MBA & Undergrad
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled