Business Intern - Summer Only
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 2 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Business Intern - Summer Only

Business Intern - Summer Only

The Business Intern will work in one of the following functional areas: Supply Chain, Marketing, Finance, Technology or Operations and will be assigned to projects supporting strategic initiatives. There will be opportunities for exposure to senior management, structured classroom

training and the ability to work on critical projects. This program is designed to immerse interns into Direct Supply's culture, to develop their understanding of the organization, technology and business strategy as well as standard methods and processes. It will also provide insight on

how to successfully communicate and network across an organization to build relationships and drive results, while also developing professional skills. This position may lead to full-time employment upon graduation, including the potential to join our two-year, Rotational

Development Program. As part of the internship experience, Direct Supply provides housing near downtown Milwaukee with easy access to summer festivities and a variety of other activities.


Direct Supply is the nation's leading supplier of equipment, eCommerce and service solutions to the Senior Living profession. Since 1985, we have assembled one of the brightest, hardest-working teams in America. Our high tech culture is fast paced, and our business continues to

grow at an astounding rate year after year. Best of all, we are a Milwaukee-based, 100% employee-owned company that offers great opportunities for ambitious, motivated people.

Essential Job Functions and Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Learn about our company, including our Lines of Business and the Shared Services Groups, our culture and Principles.
  • Own and execute on assigned project(s).This will include research, planning, information gathering, problem solving and project implementation.
  • Prepare and deliver professional presentation(s) to the project team, including impacted senior leadership.
  • Network across your assigned team, department, and within Direct Supply to understand how different teams work together while also working to build relationships.
  • Collaborate and assist in the day-to-day departmental activities to support team members.
  • Complete assigned trainings throughout your internship.

  • Enrolled in a 4-year undergraduate program with a focus in Business, Technology or Math
  • Expected graduation in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Experience successfully executing and implementing projects in a team environment
  • Proven ability to effectively network and build relationships
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 weeks

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Previous intern or business-related experience
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint


  • Approachability
  • Peer Relationships
  • Customer Focus
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Priority Setting
  • Personal Learning
  • Drive for Results
  • Business Acumen
  • Problem Solving
Job Number: 00C0A
Schedule: Full-time
Primary Location: WI-Milwaukee

Direct Supply is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a diverse workforce.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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