Ferguson is seeking hardworking candidates for our paid Fall/Winter 2021 Internship opportunities, focusing on sales and branch operations. The primary internship location will be hosted in Austin (Round Rock), with an opportunity to spend additional time at our San Antonio location. This internship will take place over a period of 10 weeks.
What will you do?
Over the course of the internship, you will be exposed to all aspects of our business. Ferguson approaches training from a "hands on" point of view. We believe in growing our associates from the ground up! Through our internship program, you will be introduced to the warehouse and counter where you will gain credibility and learn extensive product knowledge in a short period of time. You will also be given the opportunity to explore our sales, operations, and credit departments.
What will you gain?
You will learn the value of developing and maintaining relationships as well as understand our business from a "big picture" perspective. Our internship program will allow you to explore your own strengths and career interests. Most of all, our internship program will provide you with real, hands-on business experience that will supplement your classroom education.
Senior or rising senior attending a 4-year university with a sales-focused program
Interest in pursuing a full time career in sales after graduation
Other qualities of a successful intern are:
• Outgoing Personality
• Strong Interpersonal Skills
• Persistence and Ambition
• Attention to Detail
• Ability to Follow Through
The internship is paid and will offer approximately 20 hours per week. Ferguson is not responsible for the costs incurred during relocation to the internship location or for housing expenses.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.
Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. is an equal employment employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Information (https://www.ferguson.com/content/careers/reasonable-accommodation)
At Ferguson, we offer you more than a job. We offer you a career. A fundamental part of our corporate culture is promoting associates from within. We emphasize the idea that those who succeed should be rewarded. We believe in investing time and extensive training in our employees to ensure our associates perform to the best of their abilities. Most of our leaders and executives started in our entry-level training program (https://www.ferguson.com/content/careers/training-program) with Ferguson, which supports our belief that in-depth knowledge of a company or industry can lead to tremendous personal growth.
Ferguson is a top-rated national wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes far beyond the plumbing industry. We’re a diverse distributor with business in multiple industries including waterworks, fire and fabrication, HVAC/R and more. Our customer-first approach has contributed to our growth from a local distributor to a national company with nearly $17-billion in annual sales. With more than 27,000 associates at over 1,400 locations, we take pride in providing world-class products and services to our customers.