Sherwin-Williams Management/Sales Intern - Summer 2018 - Chicago District in States, United States

Title: Management/Sales Intern - Summer 2018 - Chicago District

Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Other Locations: United States-Illinois-Woodridge, United States-Illinois-Frankfort, United States-Illinois-De Kalb, United States-Illinois-Matteson, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Illinois-Palos Heights, United States-Illinois-Hoffman Estates, United States-Illinois-Westchester, United States-Illinois-Palatine, United States-Illinois-Wood Dale, United States-Illinois-Fox River Grove, United States-Illinois-Kenilworth, United States-Illinois-Villa Park, United States-Indiana-Valparaiso, United States-Illinois-Oak Park, United States-Illinois-Evergreen Park, United States-Illinois-Orland Hills, United States-Indiana-Portage, United States-Illinois-Mundelein, United States-Illinois-New Lenox, United States-Illinois-Glenview, United States-Illinois-Lake In The Hills, United States-Illinois-Yorkville, United States-Illinois-Lake Zurich, United States-Illinois-Joliet, United States-Illinois-Gurnee, United States-Illinois-South Holland, United States-Illinois-Berwyn, United States-Indiana-Hammond, United States-Illinois-Highland Park, United States-Illinois-Plainfield, United States-Illinois-Skokie, United States-Illinois-Homer Glen, United States-Illinois-Northlake, United States-Indiana-Dyer, United States-Illinois-Oswego, United States-Illinois-West Chicago, United States-Illinois-Romeoville, United States-Illinois-Countryside, United States-Illinois-Chicago Heights, United States-Illinois-Huntley, United States-Illinois-Mchenry, United States-Illinois-Long Grove, United States-Illinois-Antioch, United States-Illinois-Carol Stream, United States-Illinois-North Aurora, United States-Illinois-Lansing, United States-Illinois-Schaumburg, United States-Illinois-Lockport, United States-Illinois-Elgin, United States-Illinois-Naperville, United States-Illinois-South Elgin, United States-Illinois-Oak Lawn, United States-Illinois-Lombard, United States-Illinois-Northbrook, United States-Illinois-Woodstock, United States-Illinois-Arlington Heights, United States-Illinois-Westmont, United States-Illinois-Evanston, United States-Illinois-Des Plaines, United States-Illinois-Carpentersville, United States-Illinois-Niles, United States-Illinois-Glen Ellyn, United States-Illinois-Aurora, United States-Illinois-Wheeling, United States-Indiana-Merrillville, United States-Illinois-Hanover Park, United States-Illinois-Libertyville, United States-Illinois-South Barrington, United States-Illinois-Saint Charles, United States-Illinois-Lake Bluff, United States-Indiana-Crown Point, United States-Illinois-Bartlett, United States-Illinois-Bolingbrook, United States-Illinois-Lisle, United States-Illinois-Crystal Lake, United States-Illinois-Round Lake Beach

Job Number: 17000E33

Welcome to Sherwin-Williams

Sherwin-Williams is the largest coatings company in North America, and the third largest in the world. With $11 billion in sales, 4,000 stores, and 90 manufacturing and technical centers, we proudly serve customers in over 120 countries. Our 45,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today.

This PAID internship for college students offers hands-on experience in a wholesale/retail work environment and can lead to career opportunities in management and/or professional outside sales upon graduation. You will have the opportunity to learn basic store operations, gain management skills, and develop sales techniques and customer service skills, as well as increase knowledge in a variety of key business topics such as profit and loss, inventory control, and human resources. Interns will also be exposed to Sherwin-Williams professionals in a variety of functional areas. You'll gain insight on a career in outside sales by traveling with a Sales Representative and spending structured time with your District Management team.

To join our Intern Program, you must have demonstrated leadership ability, as well as work experience in customer service and/or sales. Bilingual candidates are welcome.


  • Must have a valid Driver's License.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited four year college or university.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.
  • Must be willing to work all scheduled hours which may include evenings and weekends, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Must be able to retrieve material from shelves and floor stacks and lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to operate material handling equipment (e.g. hand truck, pallet jack, forkllift, etc.).
  • Must be able to tint paint, therefore, must be able to distinguish the difference between colors.
  • Must be able to operate a computer and communicate via the telephone.

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