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Supply Chain 2023 Summer Intern

**Candidates MUST have previously supply chain experience or be actively enrolled in a Supply Chain Management degree program**
The Supply Chain Department at University of Chicago Medicine has an exciting and challenging 12-week internship program opportunity that provides valuable exposure to the various areas within Supply Chain.
Job Summary
Reporting to the Supply Chain Department, the internship will provide an opportunity for the Intern to experience the fundamentals of the operations of the department assigned at UChicago Medical Center.  
  • Under immediate direction the assignments include working primary project within a specific functional area of supply chain, including Performance & Analytics, Operations & Logistics, and Strategic Sourcing
  • Assists supply chain management with various special projects, reports, communications, analyses, processes, participate in group meetings, research, administrative processes, and customer service
  • You will utilize your supply chain knowledge and be challenged to maximize your learning agility as you contribute to the team in developing innovative solutions 
*(Each department may have specific duties for the job in their area and are responsible for communicating them to the Student Intern).
You'll thrive in this position if you: 
  • Demonstrate Critical & Solution Focused Thinking– you identify issues, problems, and opportunities; recognize the need for improvement. You work with others to develop a sense of common purpose; understand different perspectives on issues; gathers and examines information available. You generate alternatives - Create relevant options, including financial and resource implications, for addressing problems and opportunities. You select appropriate action - Formulate clear decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. You commit to implementation and work with a sense of urgency and a bias for action to implement the decision.
  • Act with Courage & Conviction – you look at interactions, activities and processes to maximize the patient, customer and employee experience; speaks up for point of view with confidence even when the topic is controversial; shares point of view in a manner that builds support. You alert the right person when expectations or standards are not met or when UCMC’s values are at risk. You ensure proper resolution is achieved and an explanation is received; escalates appropriately if needed.
  • Communicate with Impact – you focus on the message of others, provide undivided attention, and defer judgment. You convey messages logically, simply, and with confidence. You check for understanding by asking questions, seeking clarity and responding accordingly. 

  • Minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Strategic thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to grasp/understand technical concepts and applications

Internship positions will be hybrid so candidates must be located in the Chicago area for the summer. At this point, UCMC is not able to provide housing or moving stipends.