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Experience a fun, engaging internship at Border States

Internships should not only be practical and educational – they should be fun.

Border States’ fun and engaging Branch Support Center Internship Program has been proven to help our interns develop professional skills in teamwork, time management and interpersonal communication. This is a workplace culture you don’t want to miss out on.

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The Border States internship class of 2017 kicks off their summer program with Executive Vice President David White (middle).

Charge your career

Our internship program lets you apply the knowledge you’ve gained in the classroom in a real work environment. During your internship with us, you will be assigned a mentor and given the opportunity to:

  • Work in a corporate structure
  • Engage with senior leadership
  • Participate in a company or department project
  • Attend special training sessions
  • Expand your growth and professional development
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Our employee-owners build camaraderie through fun activities like summer BBQs.

You’ll build professional networking contacts and mentoring relationships, while acquiring experience and skills that will make you a marketable job applicant when seeking full-time employment after graduation. Hear what other employee-owners have to say about working at Border States.

Program outline

  • 12-week summer program (May to August)
  • Located in Fargo, ND
  • 40 hours per week
  • Community volunteer projects
  • Company project and program presentation
  • Mid-program and end-of-program evaluations
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Not only will you grow professionally, you’ll have fun opportunities to help the community, too.

Areas for internships

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Inventory and Purchasing
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Sourcing and Pricing
  • Supply Chain and Operations
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You won’t be fetching coffee. You’ll build your skill set with real-life experience.

About Border States

Border States is the seventh largest electrical distributor in the country. We are a 100 percent employee-owned company, serving customers in the construction, industrial and utility markets.

Electrical distribution is an exciting and rapidly growing industry. Our employee-owners are empowered to meet this dynamic world by being decisive and innovative. They act like owners, solving problems and taking care of customers – because they have a stake in the game.

We’re a great company to work for! Check out all the cool stuff we got to do in 2017.

It’s time to shine. Apply now!

For more information about 2018 Border States internship opportunities and the application process, email us at careers@borderstates.com, or visit our careers page.