On-Campus Government Sales Intern (Rutgers University)

Date: Feb 15, 2024

Location: SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, US, 07080-1102

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan, and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.


Position Details:

The Grainger internship program is based on the Rutgers University - New Brunswick campus. Our program provides a holistic experience that exposes our interns to project management, opportunities for learning sessions with our Executive Leadership team, professional development sessions, and team building. Interns will receive performance reviews from their manager, which is a great opportunity to grow your skillsets. At the end of the program, you will also provide a final presentation to their department leadership team about their project and recommendations for the future.

As a Grainger Campus Intern your role will be to raise awareness of Grainger to all academic and administrative departments on campus as a preferred source to purchase MRO products & services.  Grainger Campus Interns work closely with our customers onsite at the department level by giving them a better understanding of Grainger’s offerings, internal systems and processes.  If specific Grainger contracts or agreements are established for your campus, your role will be to raise awareness and promote the use of them to those same departments

You will focus on building lasting relationships with departmental MRO buyers within the University in order to increase Grainger business and identify larger MRO opportunities.

This is a fun and dynamic experience that compliments any business discipline.  Our Campus Interns are given a fair range of autonomy and responsibility as they build skills in enterprise account management


You Will:

  • Skillset Development: Receive ongoing coaching to enhance communication, presentation, and selling skillsets.

  • Leadership Exposure: Meet with executive leaders to learn about different areas of the business.
  • Mentorship: Throughout the program, interns receive direct feedback from a peer-mentor, their manager to help them in their professional development.
  • Network: Interns will grow their network.



  • You are a current student at Rutgers University
  • Expected graduation with a Bachelor's degree in Sales, Business, Marketing or related field between December 2024 – June 2025
  • Does not require sponsorship


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