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Internship Program

Expand your learning outside the classroom

The WWT Internship Program is a 10 to 14 week summer program designed to give college students an opportunity to experience the workplace prior to graduation. Our program is focused on better preparing students for the business world, while providing valuable contributions to our company. WWT interns work in a dynamic and collaborative culture that highlights career opportunities and advancement.

Internship Opportunities

WWT offers internship opportunities in various departments throughout the company. Click a department below to learn more about the day-to-day tasks of an internship in each department and what our teams are looking for in an intern. 
Information Technology
The information technology team at World Wide Technology innovates powerful solutions to retrieve and manage information in our global operations and processes. This internship is designed to be both practical and educational, while applying skills acquired in school in a professional setting. As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of how our processes in information technology increase our efficiency and accuracy. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Writing protractor tests (JavaScript) to automate regression testing
• Develop and enhance custom web applications using Angular and Grails
• Participate in daily Stand-ups, retrospectives, and other team meetings
• Assist with activities that encompass software development and documentation
• Conduct automated and manual testing
• Perform other projects and duties as assigned
• Participate in program training and professional development sessions
Business Development
Our business development team at World Wide Technology identifies and implements growth opportunities within and externally, while developing market relationships to create long term value for the organization. This internship is designed to increase your knowledge on writing proposals and identifying strategies in a collaborative, professional, setting. As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of how this division exponentially expands our business globally. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Assist with the review and editing of business proposals and related content
• Develop relationships to connect with subject matter experts on current information
• Identify and research content to be used in proposals aligned with business opportunity and market trends
• Organize and attend meetings with external parties to discuss strategic collaboration opportunities
• Attend regular meetings with manager and mentor
• Perform other projects and duties as assigned
• Participate in program training and professional development sessions
Marketing
The marketing team at World Wide Technology manages field and corporate events on- and off-site and the development and management of corporate branding through traditional and digital media. This internship is designed to educate and develop one’s skills in brand communication and management, social media initiatives, content development and executive meetings in a professional setting. As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of how our market research and analysis, strong partnerships and thought leadership provide us with a leading edge in the industry. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Create and distribute email communications
• Support field marketing managers requests for collateral
• Upload contact information after meeting and events
• Assist with corporate events such as campaign excellence
• Support other marketing activities including executive briefings
• Attend regular meetings with manager and mentor
• Perform other projects and duties as assigned
• Participate in program training and professional development sessions
Finance
Our finance division at World Wide Technology manages and oversees financial allocations and activities that range from forecasting and budgeting to compliance and profit building. This internship is designed to increase your working knowledge and utilize analytical skills to leverage financial and accounting analyses that support business operations. As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of how finance plays a crucial role in managing funds and preparing financial statements. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Support billing specialists with accounting tasks
• Research invoice failures and AP invoice discrepancies
• Assist with collection calls and analysis of orders
• Document invoices, cash receipts, projects entries
• Attend regular meetings with manager and mentor
• Perform other special projects and duties as assigned
• Participate in program training and professional development sessions
Professional Services
Our professional services team at World Wide Technology engineers, tests and installs customized solutions and projects in collaboration with our clients. This internship is designed to be both practical and educational, while applying technical skills acquired in school in a professional setting. As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of how we individualize each client to create and implement unique installations according to their needs to ensure optimal satisfaction. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Assist with user acceptance testing application packaging
• Conduct research to evaluate support issues
• Create and refresh returning tech kits that are/were deployed for Windows migration engagements
• Development of automation tools and deployment of automation work
• Assist with the creation of workflows and product and service documentation
• Assist developers by investigating sprint story research spikes in engineer delivery
• Diagnose issues with QA test machines and perform the required repairs to ensure they're functional
• Conduct scripting, research and programming
• Test specific, newly developed functionality by executing migrations
• Run unit tests on daily builds
• Perform other projects and duties as assigned
• Attend regular meetings with manager and mentor
• Participate in program training and professional development sessions
Inside Sales
Our inside sale team at World Wide Technology promotes and sells our products and services to potential clients and businesses. This internship is designed increase knowledge around identifying prospective customers to placing order requests in a professional setting. As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of how our division uses techniques to increase and sustain client business. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Collaborate and assist sales engineering team with tasks
• Learn the roles and responsibilities of an inside sales representative (ISR) in the sales operations organization
• Support the ISR's on the commercial east team by creating quotes and placing and following up on orders
• Respond to requests for proposals (RFPs) and requests for quotes (RFQs)
• Assist with overall sales cycle and process including calling on new potential clients.
• Assist with SOWs, LOEs, ATC activities, BOMs
• Attend regular meetings with manager and mentor
• Perform other projects and duties as assigned
• Participate in program training and professional development sessions 
Logistics & Material Operations
Our logistics and material operations division at World Wide Technology is at the core of what fuels our supply chain processes to ensure quality goods and timely transportation, by effectively planning and building design for the movement of materials. This internship is designed to develop one’s skills in accessing the production, transportation and warehousing aspects of maintaining and distributing inventory in a professional setting. As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of how our unique material planning processes seamlessly reduces costs and delivery times. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Collaborate with supplier management to onboard and score suppliers
• Complete vendor scorecards
• Conduct inventory analysis for disposal
• Document inventory and material processes
• Assist with 5S maintenance and Tour of Duty in lab and logistics
• Managing daily shipments, customer service, researching data and providing reports
• Attend regular meetings with manager and mentor
• Perform other special projects and duties as assigned
• Participate in program training and professional development sessions 
Human Resources
Our human resources team at World Wide Technology fosters our award winning culture, managing processes from talent acquisition, benefits administration and employee experience.  This internship is designed to provide exposure to the many facets in HR through project management in a professional setting. As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of how initiatives in people management and core values drive our irresistible culture that make us a great place to work. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Assist with intern event planning
• Filing HR termination and documents
• Support activities around employee onboarding, benefits, and training and development
• Coordinate company events and assist other departments based on business need
• Attend regular meetings with manager and mentor
• Participate in program training and professional development sessions
• Assist with additional special projects as needed
Advanced Technology
Our Advanced Technology Center(ATC) at World Wide Technology provides customized, technical solutions in a testing environment to leverage collaboration in network mobility, cloud and storage computing, security, big data and more to optimize client experience. This internship is designed to educate and apply knowledge in a hands on environment, contributing to business requests. As an intern, you will gain a better understanding of how this division fulfills client expectations. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

• Fulfill ATC rack/stack/cable requests
• Inventory management
• Conduct data center maintenance
• Oracle project creation
• Prime project closing
• Duplicating project status information between Service Now and Salesforce
• Attend regular meetings with manager and mentor
• Perform other technical tasks as assigned
• Participate in program training and professional development sessions 

How To Apply

WWT’s selection and hiring process is unique. We embrace your individual strengths and want to understand a candidates’ experience, education, skills, career desires and individual talents. We also look for candidates who are aligned with our core values of THE PATH.

If you do not meet WWT’s current needs, your resume will remain in our database for a period of time. If a future opening matches your qualifications, we will not hesitate to be in contact with you.
Application Steps
  1. Apply online by filling out the application in its entirety.
  2. You will receive an automatic email notification that confirms we received your application.
  3. Recruiters will review the applications and resumes to identify candidates that meet our specific needs.
  4. If you meet WWT’s qualifications, a recruiter will contact you to begin the interview process. This process may involve various interviews through video conferencing, phone and face-to-face.

Program Qualifications

We are committed to investing in you personally and professionally, and that means finding an internship within our company that is right for you.  If you’re interested in any of our opportunities, are looking for a challenging internship program and meet the qualifications below, apply for our next program!
  • Must have at least one completed semester of college
  • Currently enrolled in bachelors or masters degree program and will have at least one semester left after internship
  • Must be pursuing a degree relevant to the business
  • Must be able to complete the 10 to 14-week program and be present for key dates throughout the summer

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong independent judgment and leadership skills
  • Ability to collaborate well with others
  • Must provide reliable transportation and housing

Benefits and Perks

Through recruitment, workforce inclusion and education we provide our employees with the needed resources for success and strive to maintain our Great Place to Work® atmosphere by always putting our employees first.
As an intern, you will not only have the benefit of gaining real world job experience, but you’ll also enjoy benefits and perks similar to our full-time employees.
  • Internship may lead to full-time job offer following a positive experience for both the intern and WWT
  • Exposure to executive leadership through events and presentations
  • Opportunities to shadow in all areas of the business
  • Fun and exciting events throughout the summer that encourage team building
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Work in a dynamic and collaborative culture
  • Assigned manager and mentor throughout internship program
  • Work for an influential industry leader in technology
  • Wellness program
  • On-site health center in St. Louis and Edwardsville
  • Perk Spot Program
  • Volunteer opportunities with a variety of World Wide Technology valued organizations, like United Way, Boys Hope Girls Hope, St. Patrick’s Center and BackStoppers

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?
To apply for the WWT Internship Program, please visit the “How to Apply” tab.
When will the hiring decisions be made?
The recruitment process for our program begins in September, with final hiring decisions made in late April.
What can I expect for the interview process?
Applicants will first be screened by a recruiter in our HR department to see if your education, experience, skills and interests align with the requirements of the internship. If it’s decided to further pursue a candidate, an interview will be scheduled with a hiring manager.
Is this internship paid?
Yes. Our competitive compensation varies depending on job duties and tenure.
Where will the internship be located? 
The majority of our internship opportunities are at our headquarters location in Maryland Heights, MO and our warehouses located in Edwardsville, IL. We also offer internships at a variety of our remote office locations. Please inquire for more information about these opportunities. WWT does not pay for housing or transportation for any internship at any office location. 
When does the program start/end?
The program kick-off is typically in May and will continue through August for 10 to 14 weeks. The program end date varies for each intern, dependent on his/her college schedule.
Are there year round opportunities? 
Yes. Although it is not guaranteed, there are some departments who are able to offer their summer interns year-round, part-time work after the summer program is over.
Will I be hired after graduation?
WWT is fully invested in our internship program; however, we cannot guarantee a full time position to any intern after he/she graduates.