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Customs Compliance Intern

At Pitney Bowes, we do the right thing, the right way.  As a member of our team, you can too.

We have amazing people who are the driving force, the inspiration and foundation of our company. Our thriving culture can be broken down into four components: Client. Team. Win. Innovate.
We actively look for prospects who:
•    Are passionate about client success.
•    Enjoy collaborating with others.
•    Strive to exceed expectations.
•    Move boldly in the quest for superior and best in market solutions.

This position is a 10 week internship program that will start June 5th through August 11th. This will be a remote opportunity. The wage range for this position is $20 to $24 with the actual pay dependent on your skills and experience as they relate to the job requirements and the location where you will be performing the job. 

The Customs Compliance Intern will support the Customs Audit Manager and Global Trade Compliance Team with duty and tax reviews of international shipments moving through the Pitney Bowes system to assure compliance with governmental regulations and customer requirements.

Job Description
Assist the Customs Audit Manager in monitoring duty and tax variances in +100 countries utilizing internal dashboards and governmental guidance.  Investigate variances and work for resolution.
Conduct customs entry audits and compile results for internal review and corrective action.
Liaise with internal and external stakeholders (carriers, brokers) for process improvements to assure compliance with global customs and tax regulations.
Support updates and improvements to internal systems, dashboards and reporting tools.
Provide ad hoc support on internal and external duty and tax (VAT, GST, etc.) inquiries.
Support the vendor collection and remittance program as required.
Assist with the development of internal training on duty and tax issues.
Identify cost saving opportunities and support necessary changes to implement new processes.
Provide advice on import and export procedures to internal customers.
Maintain / update Pitney Bowes country profiles regarding duty and tax rates and de minimus details.
Provide support for ad-hoc customs compliance projects and questions.
Other duties as assigned.

Your Background
As a Customs Compliance Intern, you are:
A rising junior, senior or graduate student with a International Business major preferred
Knowledge of Harmonized Tariff System and HS classification.
Knowledge of import procedures, customs documents, customs valuation and INCOTERMS.
Strong organizational skills and an analytical mindset.  You are a problem solver!
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written skills)

We will:
• Provide the opportunity to grow and develop your career
• Offer an inclusive environment that encourages diverse perspectives and ideas
• Deliver challenging and unique opportunities to contribute to the success of a transforming organization
• Offer comprehensive benefits globally (
Pitney Bowes is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace.

Women/Men/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/LGBTQ+ are encouraged to apply.

All interested individuals must apply online. Individuals with disabilities who cannot apply via our online application should refer to the alternate application options via our Individuals with Disabilities link.