Unico Inc. - High Performance Home Market Analysis Intern (Tulane Remote Internship Program)
This internship is part of the Tulane Remote Internship Program (trip.tulane.edu).
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The Tulane Remote Internship Program (T.R.I.P.) allows undergraduate students an opportunity to work for national companies while during the summer semester. The work will primarily be project-based with weekly meetings scheduled with a supervisor to monitor progress and learn more about the company they are interning with. Students are provided one academic credit for the internship, which means this is zero cost to the company. Interns will work 10-15 hours per week for the duration of the program.
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HIGH PERFORMANCE HOME MARKET ANALYSIS INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION
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COMPANY WEBSITE: https://www.unicosystem.com/
Unico Inc. is the manufacturer of The Unico System, a central HVAC product designed for older, architecturally homes and buildings and modern high-performance homes. Our product has been featured in 31 different projects on television's This Old House.
The student intern will be researching the High Performance Home market to determine the size and scope of this market;; identify builders and developers involved in this market; create a list of communication platforms to reach out to this market; memorialize this information into a finished Excel database.
Our company will use this data as the foundation for investing in and incorporating this market into our ongoing sales and marketing activities.
The most important ability needed is to be able to think for yourself. The High Performance Home space is one that is not yet a fully established industry, so being able to cast a wide net in your research -- and separating quality sources -- is an essential task. Thinking for yourself, making good decisions, and showing commercial judgement is key.