2022 Summer Internship - Strategic Programs Education Business Development
Chicago, IL 
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Job/Internship Description

Are you looking to gain experience in Business Development with a Fortune 200 company? CDW is the "real world" experience you're looking for. We want fresh, ambitious minds to work (and play) with some of the smartest and most creative people in their fields.

As an intern with the Education Business Development team, you will work on high-quality projects where you will gain valuable experience while delivering work that makes a difference. We strive to provide our interns a meaningful experience and consider CDW for a full-time career post-graduation.

The 2022 Summer Internship Program begins Tuesday, May 31st and ends Friday, August 5th.

What you'll do:
* Research customer priorities & trends
* Align CDW-G's capabilities to customer priorities
* Track performance and KPIs for key solution areas across Education (ex. classroom modernization, audiovisual, esports, e-rate)
* Provide insights and recommendations to leadership on process, performance, and new opportunity.
* Build/evolve content that will be leveraged by Education sales to market CDW-G's capabilities in key solution areas where we have business development support.
* Analyze data tied to federal funding programs and purchasing trends to identify areas of opportunity
* Work collaboratively with EDU BD team to develop sales activities tied to data and opportunities uncovered through data analysis work

What we're looking for:
* Currently enrolled undergraduate students with a graduation date of December 2022 or May 2023 OR students available for full-time work in 2023
* Excellent analytical skills to collect information and problem solve for business needs
* Detail oriented, effective interpersonal skills, an energetic and enthusiastic individual
* Motivated by achievement, challenge, and being part of a winning team
* Adhere to ethical and fair business practices, following the CDW Way principles
* Strong presentation skills, including ability to develop and deliver presentations
* Microsoft Office skills including, but not limited to Outlook, Excel, Teams, PowerPoint, Word, PowerBI (preferred)
* Availability to work a 40-hour week within standard business hours throughout the summer
* Authorization to work in the US; without sponsorship as a full-time coworker

Our interview process:
After you submit your application, you will receive an email inviting you to complete our on demand HireVue digital interview. The HireVue interview can be completed by webcam, smartphone, tablet, or anything with a forward-facing video camera. Once completed, your interview is shared with the CDW hiring team. Your HireVue is for our eyes only; your recruiter and the team you are applying to join will be the only people to view it. Be yourself, relax and have fun with it. We thank you for your patience during our review of your application/digital interview and will be in-touch with next steps in the process.

Company culture:
Bring your best true self and your best ideas to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving and better solutions for our customers. You'll be trusted to do your job in an environment that is energetic.

From teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together, and we always have your back. You'll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with.

CDW is a place where we aspire every day to be better than we were yesterday.

Who we are:
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organizations in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces and workspaces of more than 250,000 companies. With the breadth of products and services we offer, combined with the expertise of our specialists, there is no request too big or too small. Our coworkers across the globe are working together to bring technology to life for our customers.

Awards and recognitions:
* #161 on the Fortune 500 list
* 2021 Insider Pro and Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT
* 2021 Glassdoor Best Places to Work
* 2021 Best Companies for Women by Fairygodboss

CDW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance in applying for a position, please contact us at Helpdesk-Recruiting@cdw.com.

CDW is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


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