2022 Summer Intern - Product Management
Groton, CT 
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Job/Internship Description

Primary Location: 115 Poheganut Dr, Groton, CT, US

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Intern/Co-op

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 202105382

2022 Summer Intern - Product Management


The Product Manager supports the product development process as a part of the overall product management domain. This role uses customer feedback, business strategy, data/analytics, user experience, and technology to create positive, effective customer experiences. Responsible for supporting the development of departmental products or managing small/less complex products to achieve desired outcomes for the business and customers.


  • Represent the customer needs and requirements to drive feature implementation and development with associated technology teams.


  • Map needs with target markets and analyze the market segments to actively pursue.
  • Define the archetypical users of your products or services.
  • Understand the "why" behind each Feature and work with the Product Managers to understand the roadmap and supporting KPIs.
  • Partner with Product Manager to provide input into business case documentation.


  • Use analytics to monitor product KPIs and ensure success metrics are being met. Identify opportunities for testing and product enhancements based on results.

technical/functional skills

  • Product Management - Applies standard techniques and tools to carry out analysis and performance monitoring activities for specified products. Supports problem resolution, resolves issues and acts on feedback and usage of in-life products. Creates product collateral and monitors results and feedback from product campaigns.
  • Requirements Definition & Management - Assists in the definition and management of requirements. Uses standard techniques to elicit, specify, and document requirements for simple subject areas with clearly defined boundaries. Assists in the creation of a requirements baseline and in investigating and applying authorized requests for changes to base-lined requirements, in line with change management policy.
  • Relationship Management - Deals with problems and issues, managing resolutions, corrective actions, lessons learned and the collection and dissemination of relevant information. Helps develop and enhance customer and stakeholder relationships. Develop strong relationships with Product Delivery Manager.
  • Innovation - Coordinates and facilitates the communication and open flow of creative ideas between interested parties and the set-up of innovation networks and communities.
  • Other duties as needed or required

Requires physical ability and mental acuity to execute the duties of the position successfully within required timeframes in order to meet business requirements.

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Good academic standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Ability to pay strong attention to detail, and collaborate and function effectively in a team environment and indepenedently on complex problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, curiousty and hunger to learn new technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to translate data into quantifiable actions/deliverables.
  • Senior or Junior

Core Competencies Critical to success in this role


Works under routine direction. Uses limited discretion in resolving issues or enquiries. Works without frequent reference to others.

Influence/People Leadership

Interacts with and may influence immediate colleagues. May have some external contact with customers, suppliers and partners. May have more influence in own domain. Aware of need to collaborate with team and represent users/customer needs.

Innovation & Complexity

Performs a range of work activities in varied environments. May contribute to routine issue resolution.

Business Skills

Has sufficient communication skills for effective dialogue with customers, suppliers and partners. Is able to work in a team. Is able to plan, schedule and monitor own work within short time horizons. Demonstrates a rational and organized approach to work. Understands and uses appropriate methods, tools and applications. Identifies and negotiates own development opportunities

Who We Are

About Cox Automotive

There's nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. We've been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. We're also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We're looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you'll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, .

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
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