Procurement Intern - San Antonio
Petco - San Antonio, TX

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Our vision at Petco is

Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World.

We’re making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.

From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you'll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.

Position Purpose:
The Petco Intern program is for college students to work in various areas of the business to include; Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Human Resources, Corporate Communications, Merchandising, Logistics, Store Management, or other departments. The objective of the intern program is to provide interns the opportunity to investigate career opportunities in their field of interest with hands-on experience prior to graduation. Once completed, the intern will have additional knowledge to determine if a career in their chosen field is the right opportunity to pursue.

Program Objectives:
Develop a business mentality

Understand Petco and the retail industry

Develop planning, organizational and time management skills

Learn how to apply specific education, skills and tactics in the area of focus

Develop research, statistical analysis and presentation skills

Learn team-based work competencies

Common Duties and Responsibilities:
Work on projects to include research, compile and present statistics, and present recommendations

Work with current staff on current projects

Propose solutions for department or company issues

Write internal communications

Take responsibility for some regular work tasks

Create presentations, supporting documentation or reports as needed

Compile or update employee process manuals for tasks with high employee turnover

Assist with reports or audits as needed


Selection Criteria:
Pursing Bachelor’s degree in field related to functional internship area

Excellent oral, written, and communication/presentation skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task

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