Website Discovery Communications
People with high merit backgrounds and superior communication skills are encouraged to apply for the position of Procurement Internship – Summer 2020. Interested candidates looking for the position in their Knoxville, TN should apply soon. Positions are expected to be filled soon.
Job: Procurement Internship – Summer 2020
Company: Discovery Communications
Location: Knoxville, TN
Discovery Interns are explorers; they dive headfirst into the world in front of them. They aren’t afraid to be uncomfortable and boldly embrace any obstacle or challenge as an opportunity to excel. They walk confidently into the uncharted territory and make the most of their experiences. They ask the questions that go beyond the surface.
Seek adventure, find your passion, forge your path with an internship at Discovery.
Through Discovery’s Internship Program, you’ll have the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the entertainment and media industry and learn from the global leader in real life entertainment.
We are proud to have been named to Vault.com’s 2020 rankings for The 100 Best Internships, Best Media & Telecom Internships and Best Internships for Diversity.
Here’s what we offer:
Opportunity to immerse yourself and get your hands dirty with challenging work and projects
Mentorship from Discovery’s best and brightest
Intern Speaker Series featuring top executives and employees across the business
Networking opportunities with great snacks
A creative, collaborative and inclusive company culture with office spaces to match
Here’s what you’ll take away:
Opportunity to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn’t know you had
The insider scoop on the TV industry and what happens behind the scenes
Relationships that will go beyond your collegiate career
Real life experiences that will provide you with the confidence to delve into your next adventure
What you need to know:
This summer, our 12 week semester will be held from June 1st-August 21st 2020.
Our internships are paid opportunities. Credit is not required; however, we will provide documentation if necessary.
The application deadline is March 20th. After this date, we cannot guarantee your application will be reviewed for the position.
We do not require a cover letter. Please demonstrate your passion for the position through your resume.
Interviewing will take place from February through April. A Discovery Intern team member will contact you if your experiences and interests match an open internship position. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individual status updates.
Discovery Procurement is an integral part of Discovery’s mission. We align with all non-content organizations within Discovery to support and enable partnerships with valued third party providers of goods or services. We create value to Discovery by ensuring these engagements align with our ethical and legal standards as well as contribute to our cost reduction, cost avoidance, or cash flow generation initiatives.
As a Procurement Intern, your adventure could lead you to work on projects and tasks such as:
Learn Category Profile/Strategy, Sourcing Method/Process,
Experience with Electronic Request for Proposal/Reverse Auction, Negotiation Planning and Execution, Value Creation Analysis & Reporting
Must be currently enrolled as a student (proof of enrollment will be required if selected for an internship)
Must be a rising Junior, Senior, or Graduate student
Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
Must have the legal right to work in the United States.
Please note this position is located in KNOXVILLE. If selected for an opportunity, interns are responsible for securing their own housing.
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To apply for this job please visit careers-discovery.icims.com.