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The Sonoco internship program is designed to “test the waters” of working in a Corporate setting within the manufacturing and packaging industries
The Supply Management/Procurement intern will spend time working within one of (or across) our Procurement pillars of Category Management, Strategic Sourcing or in our Center of Excellence. Previous projects have included: sourcing commodities, deployment projects for systems internationally, analyzing spend data to identify cost solutions and supplier rationalization, etc.
Our internship program is designed to be a step towards joining the Emerging Leaders Program or other entry level positions upon graduation. Positions are primarily filled with rising seniors in their academic programs.
This position is located at our Global HQ in Hartsville, SC. All internships last approximately 12 weeks. Your start/end date can vary based on your final exam schedule and relocation needs. Internships are paid, and relocation assistance is provided (U-Haul cargo trailer). We also provide a housing and activity allowance, and Sonoco sponsored activities with other interns and new Emerging Leaders Associates.
To become an intern with Sonoco, there are a few key things you’ll need to have/had:
- Enrolled in a 4-year institution pursuing your Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in Supply Chain, Operations Management or Industrial Engineering
- Previous internship experience preferred
- Proven leadership experience
- Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.