Freight Forwarding Logistics Internship (Full-time/Part-time)

Janel Group | Garden City, NY | Part-time | Salary: $15/hour


Janel Group is seeking a freight-forwarding logistics intern to join our JFK Branch team! The logistics industry is ever-growing, and we want you to be a part of the Janel difference. We’re a growing organization with global reach that is built around the importance of a local, personal touch. This paid internship will immerse you in the fun and exciting logistics and customs industries! If you’re a high-energy, focused student looking to build your customs brokerage and/or freight-forwarding experience with a fast-paced industry leader, we'd love to talk!

This internship is based in our Garden City, NY Office and will last 3-6 months starting in Summer 2022. FT and PT opportunity aligned with schooling schedule. Looking to hire immediately.


What You Will Do:

  • Work alongside experienced industry professionals to learn the day-to-day functions of freight forwarding logistics
  • Provide administrative and operational support to the Branch Manager and other departments including data entry, ISF filings (customs compliance), open and closing files, etc.
  • Contribute to the development of a best-in-class Customs Brokerage service product
  • Collaborate with the team to deliver outstanding customer service while leveraging opportunities to grow our business
  • Learn how to drive results through identify, prioritizing, and resolving service challenges in a fast-paced environment
  • Gain continuous knowledge of supply-chain based software systems including CargoWise
  • Apply your curriculum knowledge and experiences across multiple areas of the transportation and logistics industry to make a real impact in our organization


Janel Group provides the following:

Working at Janel Group provides all team members with the opportunity to play a key role in building something great with talented, supportive colleagues in a friendly environment. Think of this as a mentorship rather than just an internship!

What you get from an internship with Janel Group:

  • The opportunity to be considered for full-time employment with Janel Group post-internship
  • Hands-on experience in the freight-forwarding, customs, logistics, and supply chain fields
  • Mentorship and support from professionals with several years of experience directly in the field
  • Internship certificate of completion
  • The opportunity for a letter of recommendation from management
  • Great culture and fun working environment!
Special Skills & Requirements

Key Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Undergraduate or graduate students currently pursuing an associate, bachelor's, or master’s degree from a 2 or 4-year college or university preferably with a Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, or Freight Forwarding major/minor

Don’t quite meet all of the qualifications? Apply anyway!


About You

You’re the perfect candidate if you’re:

  • A Team-player— You enjoy working with co-workers, partners, vendors, and customers
  • A Communicator— your verbal and written skills are on point
  • Diligent— Nothing happens by itself. Your effort makes all the difference
  • Eager—You want to grow and develop alongside the company 
  • Customer Obsessed— "Customer-focused" doesn't quite say it. You roll up your sleeves and go the extra mile for our customers.
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About the Company

About Us

At Janel Group, we believe that the global logistics economy starts here! For over 45 years, we’ve delivered the best customer experience in the marketplace. We are building something enduring and much bigger than ourselves which is why we created an environment that encourages your quarterly growth and development. Janel knows our culture is our business and culture starts with our values: Teamwork, Hustle, Transparency, Humility, Positivity, and Long-view.

Janel Group is an equal opportunity employer and E-Verify employer


To learn more about Janel Group, visit us at

How to Apply

Next Steps

If you’re highly motivated, seeking a challenging and rewarding internship position, and want to be part of what we’re building at Janel Group, apply today with your resume! Bonus points for a great cover letter – or any cover letter at all!

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