Ferguson, a Wolseley Company has entry-level opportunities for a Summer Internship in our Baltimore and Beltsville, MD locations. If you are a college junior with a strong work ethic, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!
WHO WE ARE (company description)
Ferguson is one of the country's largest wholesale distributors of plumbing supplies; pipes, valves and fittings; waterworks; and heating and air conditioning products. We buy from quality manufacturers and sell to residential and commercial contractors, developers, plumbers, industrial clients, as well as the general public. Ferguson has approximately 22,000 associates in about 1,350 service centers located in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Mexico.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT (role description and compensation)
Ferguson’s internship program is an intense 10 week program that takes place during the summer timeframe. 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. You will learn the value of developing and maintaining customer 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. Please visit http://www.ferguson.com/Recruiting/studentgrads_internships.shtml for more information.
The internship is paid on an hourly basis, based upon cost of living in the DC Metro area. Ferguson is not responsible for the costs incurred during relocation to internship location or for housing expenses during the 10-week duration of the internship program.
WHAT WE LOOK FOR (attributes and requirements)
· Business or Liberal Arts majors are considered
· Outgoing Personality
· Strong Interpersonal Skills
· Attention to Detail
· Ability to Follow Through
· Entrepreneurial Spirit
WHAT NEXT? (how to apply)
Please visitwww.ferguson.com, select “CollegeRecruiting/Training Program – Apply Now” and click on the Intern- DC Metro opening. Click “Apply Now” and register your username and password. You will be able to upload your resume, create your profile and submit your application.