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2023 Intern Program – Sales Operations Internat CDW Careers

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Nov 21, 2022
Chicago, Illinois
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Are you passionate and looking to gain experience with a Fortune 200 company? Do you enjoy solving problems and making impactful change? If so, spend your summer with the CDW Sales Operations team!  
In this role you will deliver meaningful impact to the business while amassing valuable skillsets for the future. Sales Operations interacts with all aspects of the business, and will introduce you to many departments, potential career paths, and strengthen your network. Not to mention the unique culture and engagement you will find within CDW. You can gain all of this in just one role! 
As an intern with the Sales Operations team, you will work on high-quality projects where you will gain valuable experience while delivering work that makes a difference. We provide interns with meaningful experiences, so they consider CDW for a full-time career post-graduation. 
What you’ll do: 

  • Navigate operational processes and drive efficiencies by collaborating with internal CDW departments, OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) Partners and the Sales organization.  
  • Shadow and interview numerous roles across Sales Operations and Sales to understand job requirements and appreciate the scope of the business.  
  • Learn operational tasks including, but not limited to, order entry, router management, bid management and adjustments.  
  • Assist with process improvement projects, data analytics and other special projects that focus on driving efficiencies.  
  • Hone professional skills including resume development, interview preparation, personal branding and more.  
  • Capstone assignment to display skills and task proficiency.  

The 2023 Summer Internship Program will begin Tuesday, May 30th and end Friday, August 4th. 

Requirements (Preferred) 

  • Flexibility, adaptability, and an optimistic view of projects and work environment 
  • Customer service oriented 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Able to work with multiple personalities 
  • Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize 
  • Ability to communicate with various coworkers and provide accurate information  

What we’re looking for:  

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate students with a graduation date of December 2023 or May 2024 
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills 
  • Self-motivated and results-driven individual who will make an impact while utilizing strong written and verbal skills to communicate effectively 
  • Team oriented and able to develop positive relationships with coworkers and other partners involved 
  • Strong presentation skills, including ability to develop and deliver presentations 
  • Microsoft Office skills including, but not limited to Outlook, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, and Word  
  • Availability to work a 40-hour week within standard business hours throughout the summer 
  • Authorization to work in the US; without sponsorship as a full-time coworker 

Company culture:   
Bring your best true self and your best ideas to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving and better solutions for our customers. You’ll be trusted to do your job in an environment that is energetic. 
From teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together, and we always have your back. You’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. 
CDW is a place where we aspire every day to be better than we were yesterday. 
Who we are:  
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces and workspaces of more than 250,000 companies. With the breadth of products and services we offer, combined with the expertise of our specialists, there is no request too big or too small. Our coworkers across the globe are working together to bring technology to life for our customers.   
Awards and recognitions:  

  • #161 on the Fortune 500 Rank 
  • 2021 Insider Pro and Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT 
  • 2022 Glassdoor Best Places to Work 
  • 2022 Best Employers for Women by Forbes 

CDW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at [email protected]

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