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Summer IT Intern

Here, we believe there’s not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there’s a place for you at Sherwin Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We’ll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you to show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show! Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

This position is part of the Sherwin-Williams Digital Technology IT organization and is an exciting opportunity to work on a project over the course of the summer (approximately 8-10 weeks).
Assignment options exist throughout the entire Digital Technology organization, allowing participants to have an individualized experience and broad exposure to the organization. Interns may pursue a more business focused or technical focused path. 

The global Digital Technology organization supports all functional areas of the company. Interns will gain exposure to the software development life-cycle (SDLC) while contributing to individualized project-base work assignments. Assignments expose participants to foundational tools, data sources and structures, business emersion, and solution design.

Participants will focus on project assignments in areas that may include, but are not limited to:
  1. Cybersecurity
  2. DevOps and Cloud
  3. Application Development
  4. Solution delivery and design
  5. Infrastructure-as-code
  6. Data Delivery and Analysis
  7. Configuration and Application Delivery
All assignments will be located at the Corporate Headquarters Associated Offices in Cleveland, Ohio.

Essential Functions

Strategy and Planning
  • Contribute to project-based work plans.
  • Investigate, analyze, and recommend improvements to address or prevent business issues.
Design and Deployment
  • Participate in requirements gathering, analysis, documentation, and impact analysis for solution delivery.
  • Plan and organize tasks, report progress, and coordinate with other team members.
  • Assist with the identification and implementation of solutions that provide enhanced functionality and increased value.
Operational Management
  • Create and maintain design documentation.
  • Follow organizational change management and communication protocols.

Incidental Functions

  • Assist with other assignments as necessary to contribute to efficiency and effectiveness of the team.
  • Minimal travel is required.
  • Work outside the standard office 7.5 hour workday may be required.

Position Requirements

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must be 18 years of age.
Formal Education & Certification
  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent (i.e GED).
  • Current undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in IT or Business-related field (i.e., finance, supply chain, etc) with a strong interest in IT and Digital Technology.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Internship experience.
  • Classroom and/or experience in one or more programming languages such as SQL, C#, Java, Visual Basic, HTML, etc.
Personal Attributes
  • Strong commitment to inclusion and diversity.
  • Strong desire to work with technology.
  • Competent in verbal and written communication skills.
  • Initiative to learn and research new concepts, ideas, and technologies quickly.
  • Desire to work in a team-oriented, multi-cultural, collaborative environment.
  • Analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, or independently as situationally necessary.
  • Ability to organize and assist in the execution of tasks.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future.
Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.
As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.