The Sherwin-Williams Management & Sales Internship is a PAID, 10-12-week program over the course of the summer, offering hands-on experience in management, sales and store operations while delivering meaningful customer experiences. Our store internship program is designed to provide you with a comprehensive learning experience by gaining practical business-to-business and retail experience working in a paint store. You will gain insight on a career in outside sales by traveling with a Sales Representative and spending structured time with your management team. You will also complete a project that addresses critical business issues alongside your peers and with the support of leadership.
What’s in it for you:
Our intern experience provides professional-level learning in the following areas:
- Customer Relationship Management
- Business Management
With our promote-from-within philosophy, interns who successfully complete the program are encouraged to apply to the Management & Sales Training Program to further their career with Sherwin-Williams!
OUR MUST HAVES – Hit apply if you meet all of them!
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Possess a valid Driver’s License.
- Be legally authorized to work in country of employment without requiring sponsorship for employment visa status, now or in the future.
- Enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university at time of internship.
Applicants who will be college graduates by internship start are not eligible. These candidates are encouraged to apply to our Management and Sales Training Program instead.
- Be willing and able to work all scheduled hours which may include evenings and weekends.
- Must be able to retrieve material from shelves and floor stacks and lift and carry up to 50 lbs. for short distances. (Think a large bag of dog food!)
- Must be able to operate material handling equipment safely once trained.
- Must be able to distinguish the difference between colors, a skill used when color matching paint.
EXTRAS TO HELP YOU STAND OUT – These are not required for you to be eligible to apply, but don’t be afraid to brag about any of the following:
- Prior work experience in sales, leadership or customer service
- Willingness to relocate for this role as well as future roles
- Ability to speak more than one language fluently; Spanish preferred
- Extracurricular experiences (such as team sports, school newspaper, etc..)
- Active military experience
Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.
As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.