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Indirect Sourcing Intern

Job Location Saint Paul, Minnesota Job ID 2019-8785 Apply


Patterson Companies is looking for students to participate in our Patterson Companies Internship Program from June until August of 2018. The program offers students currently pursuing position-related degrees with the opportunity to supplement coursework with meaningful, practical experience. Interns will make contributions to team efforts in Patterson's fast paced and stimulating environment.


Under the guidance and supervision of the department manager the intern will get an opportunity to participate and work on a mix of projects which are representative of daily sourcing responsibilities. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Complete data analysis as assigned
  • Conduct market analysis of industry or supplier landscape
  • Develop and/or execute category strategies
  • Support the Indirect Sourcing team in sourcing-related technologies implementation
  • Identify cost savings opportunities
  • Create work templates and sourcing processes


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university as a freshman, sophomore, or junior.
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance/Accounting/Economics, or Supply Chain Management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment. 
  • Desktop/laptop PC with standard operating system and Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint.


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