Strategic Sourcing Intern

US - CA - Carlsbad Ref #12688 01-Aug-2022

Job Description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

This is your opportunity to work hands on as a Strategic Sourcing Intern assisting sourcing personnel while learning the profession. This position may include the opportunity to lead projects, learn supplier negotiation strategies and work on new product developments. There is great exposure to multiple functional content experts along the way, who are easily accessible and offer valuable insight. At the end of your internship you will get to show off your accomplishment with a presentation to our executive leaders. Viasat provides a fun and thriving working environment where you can learn from our immensely talented and hard-working employees.

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, or related discipline
  • Skilled user of Microsoft Office suite of business software is required: Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including verbal, written, and presentation skills 
  • Able to commit to a 10-12 week summer internship

Preferences

  • Previous internship experience

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Additional Requirements and Information

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED
Years of Experience
0-2 years
Travel
None
Citizenship
US Citizenship required
Worker Classification
Intern

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