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2023 Spring & Summer - Procurement Intern

Company: Workiva
Location: Warwick
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

WHEN CAN YOU EXPECT TO HEAR BACK?We like to attend all career fairs and recruitment events before closing our positions. That means, this position may be open without response for a couple of weeks to give us time to wrap up the recruitment season. Please see our tentative timeline below so you know when to expect to hear back from us!

  • All postings close: September 25, 2022 at 11:59 CT
  • Resume reviews: Week of Sept. 26-30th
  • Interviews: Early October
  • Offers: By end of October2023 START DATES:This position has opportunities to start in the Spring and the Summer. Please see our start dates below and let us know your availability.
    • Spring Internships: Monday, January 9, 2023
      • 20/hours per week max (flexible around your class schedule)
      • Summer Internships: Monday, May 15, 2023
        • 40/hours per week maxSUMMARYThe Sourcing Intern will be instrumental in assisting with enterprise-wide projects to improve productivity and provide excellent customer service. This role will work with the strategic sourcing team and learn about indirect sourcing, contracting and procurement to pay systems. The intern will have the opportunity to work with multiple functional groups, assist with the RFx bidding process for software and other projects, and positively impact department process improvements which may include workflows, contract repository, categorization and end user experience.RESPONSIBILITIESSupport the strategic sourcing team with external market research and RFx:
          • Analyze spend category data and conduct supplier process improvement review
          • Work on projects for various commodities and support sourcing initiatives
          • Review, organize and enhance our contract repository systemAssist with source to pay process optimization:
            • Identify opportunities to improve the user experienceWHAT YOU'LL NEEDEducation
              • Must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program, preferably in Supply Chain, Business, Marketing or a related programExperience
                • Proficient in managing and prioritizing tasks
                • Understand basic procurement processesSkills
                  • Sound analytical and organizational skills
                  • Strong time management skills
                  • Ability to perform under pressure while managing multiple RFP projects to meet critical deadlines
                  • Seek opportunities to collaborate with various team members
                  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to successfully communicate with employees and suppliersTravel Requirements
                    • Minimal travelWorking Conditions & Physical Requirements
                      • Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.
                        • Pay Rate in Colorado: $19 per hourWHERE YOU'LL WORKOur values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we've created.
                          • CUSTOMER SUCCESS: Always delight our customers.
                          • TRUST: Rely on each other.
                          • INTEGRITY: Do the right thing, every time.
                          • COLLABORATION: Share resources and work together.
                          • INNOVATION: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
                          • INCLUSION: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
                          • ACCOUNTABILITY: Be responsible for your success and failure.We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need-backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought-to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today's most challenging problems.AT WORKIVA, YOU'LL ENJOY:
                            • INTERN ENVIRONMENT: Workiva was ranked a top 100 internship program by WayUp and ranked #20 in Best Places to Work for a reason! Our interns have the opportunity to participate in mentoring, professional development, networking, and flexible hours during their internship. We continually strive to provide numerous resources to build not just excellent interns, but excellent business professionals.
                            • REAL WORK EXPERIENCE: Workiva interns are treated as full-time employees and are allowed the freedom to contribute to real work that truly impacts Workiva and it's operations. From writing code in our production environment to directly supporting our customers' on our newest platform, our interns play a vital role in our company!
                            • FANTASTIC PERKS: Being an intern at Workiva has benefits beyond just a paycheck. You can't beat the wellness discounts, 401k participation and match, casual dress environment, paid sick leave and countless other perks that Workiva offers!
                            • INVOLVEMENT: Ability to participate in Business Employee Resource Groups (Black, Hispanic, Asian, Women, Rainbow (LGBTQIA+), Veterans, Disabilities), Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
                            • OPPORTUNITY AT WORKIVA: At Workiva, we offer more than just a 12-15 week spring or summer program. 80% of our interns extend longer than just 1 semester with us to continue work on their projects. As long as you are enrolled in a degree seeking program, you could have the opportunity to be an intern at Workiva until you graduate!LEARN MORE ABOUT LIFE AT WORKIVA: [https://www.linkedin.com/company/workiva/]Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email talentacquisition@workiva.com .Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.

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