Matson is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange trading under the symbol MATX. Founded in 1882, Matson is one of the leading U.S. carriers in the Pacific and provides a vital lifeline to the island economies of Hawaii, Alaska, Guam and Micronesia and premium, expedited service from China to Southern California. Matson is the parent company of Matson Logistics, which was established in 1987 and extends the geographic reach of Matson’s transportation network throughout the continental U.S with integrated, asset-light logistics services including rail intermodal, highway brokerage and warehousing. Matson is also the parent company of Matson Terminals, which was established in 1921 and provides container stevedoring, terminal and equipment maintenance services for Matson in Hawaii.
Matson’s transportation offerings span the globe from Shanghai to Savannah and encompass everything from providing a vital lifeline to the island economies of Hawaii, Alaska, Guam and Micronesia to delivering a wide range of multi-modal services throughout North America. Long recognized as a leader in Pacific shipping, Matson continues to strengthen its ocean transportation services through fleet enhancements, industry leading on-time arrivals and award-winning customer service. As one of the nations' top logistics providers, Matson Logistics extends the reach of the company’s transportation network, offering customers domestic and international rail intermodal service, long haul and regional highway brokerage, supply chain services and LTL transportation services, as well as third-party logistics services that include warehousing, distribution, and international freight forwarding.
Matson acquired Horizon Lines, Inc. in May of 2015, which included Horizon’s Alaska operations and assumption of all non-Hawaii business. We will continue Horizon’s long operating history in Alaska with diesel powered containerships. With the acquisition of Horizon Lines, Inc. this substantially grows our ocean transportation business into the attractive Alaska market.
“Matson is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all of our operations and in all areas of employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.”
We are looking for a talented, high potential college student(s) to join Matson as a Summer Intern in the field of Business Administration/Management, with emphasis in Project Management or related field.
Matson’s 8 – 12 week, full-time internship program offers students an opportunity to gain experience working on professional level projects and “hands-on” challenges while earning a competitive salary. You will be provided with coaching and mentoring by employees who are committed to helping you develop your technical skills, network with business professionals, and explore future career opportunities.
Why you should consider an Internship position with Matson:
Gain meaningful work experience in the transportation/logistics industry.
Increase your understanding of business objectives and corporate culture.
Develop your professional network.
Receive a competitive salary and benefits.
Team player with strong work ethic, initiative, and motivation.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to obtain a TWIC card required.
Matson is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, AIDS/HIV status, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including, but not limited to, the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.