Intern, Venture Architect


What You'll Do

Who we are

ArcBest Technologies, an ArcBest® company, is an innovative technology company that provides custom-built solutions and leading-edge technologies that help our customers and suppliers successfully navigate the complex supply chain landscape. Our team is made up of highly engaged and creative tech and analytical professionals — engineers, mathematicians, data scientists, software developers, information system specialists and more — who create smart solutions that deliver value to our customers and keep the global supply chain moving. We’re building the future of logistics.

ArcBest Technologies is headquartered in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Our people are at the heart of our success, and we offer a workplace that embraces all cultures, perspectives, and experiences — so we can provide the best atmosphere for our employees and the best service to our customers. If that sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.

Learn more about who ArcBest Technologies is and what we do along with ArcBest's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

What you’ll do

We’re looking for an Intern, Venture Architect to join the ArcBest Technologies team. The Intern, Venture Architect works to define the value of a new venture, run and refine customer experiments to drive company growth, dive into data to explain market performance, and work side-by-side with cross-functional teams spanning product, sales, marketing, engineering, finance, and more to develop a future product.

Venture Architects are self-motivated, innovative, analytical, data-driven, and have exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills. They are generalists who are willing to roll up their sleeves and do whatever it takes to develop the new venture.

Your contribution may include:

  • Support efforts to plan and deliver new ventures, products, and services.
  • Research venture building best practices to advance the monetization playbook.
  • Explore and analyze markets and trends in the industry for specific ventures.
  • Size the existing customer market, as well as identify trends and relative positioning.
  • Establish key performance indicators for venture outcomes while also defining the business model and case for new ventures, products, and services.
  • Define the business model options and case for new ventures, products and services.
  • Develop the economic model and business plan for new ventures, products and services.
  • Create an executive summary (an overview and explanation of the project scope, objective and hypothesis) for new initiatives.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.

As an Venture Architect Intern, you will be a member of the ArcBest Technologies Innovation Management and Strategy team in Fort Smith, AR. This is a temporary intern position. Generally, your hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, with irregular hours that may occur depending on workload.

Ready to apply? Before doing so, please make sure you meet the minimum requirements:

Education: Currently pursuing or completing Bachelor’s degree in Innovation, Engineering, Business, Economics, Design or related field, required. Currently pursuing an MBA, with an entrepreneurship/innovation focus, preferred.

Computer Skills: Strong working knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite, with a focus in Excel and PowerPoint.

If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact or call us at (479) 785-8963. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.

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