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Supply Chain Graduate Internships - Sourcing

Dallas, TX 75219
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At AT&T, we help family, friends and neighbors connect in meaningful ways every day. Innovation powers all that we do and as part of our team, your next big idea could be our newest innovation. Heres your opportunity to combine your passion for technology and connecting the world through top-of-the line communications to transform our company and your career.

As a member of the Global Supply Chain Sourcing department, youll assist in negotiating large strategic deals typically valued in excess of $10M annual spend. You will manage the end-to-end sourcing process for purchase of AT&T products and services by use of competitive bidding through contract execution. Successful candidates have experience drafting and negotiating contractual terms and conditions, managing the Request For Proposal (RFP) process and developing strategy with clients and various stakeholders.

Specific responsibilities involve:

Staying current on market intelligence to assist in negotiation effectiveness

Assisting in the establishment and administration of business unit policies, procedures and systems

Providing interpretation of terms and conditions of contractual obligations and acting when contractual provisions are negatively impacted by the supplier (e.g., termination letters, bankruptcies, breach notifications)

As a successful candidate, youll be placed into a Global Supply Chain Sourcing work group that aligns with your skills, interests, background, education and talents. In this unique and multi-faceted internship, cross-functional collaboration and teamwork will be essential to succeed.


Ability to develop objectives that ensure category strategies and binding contracts achieve AT&Ts goals

Ability to work on complex issues where data analysis requires in-depth evaluations of variable factors

Experience managing RFP processes and utilizing competitive bid tools (e.g., RFQ, Reverse Auction)

Financial model development, including present mode of operation (PMO) and future mode of operation (FMO), to determine business cases for deals or comparisons between vendors

Ability to exercise impartial judgment in selecting methods for obtaining results or evaluating supplier responses to RFXs

Ability to lead high-impact quality projects (Six Sigma, Lean, TL9000, etc.)

Business law experience or education, including coursework in Business Associations or Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Dispute Resolution, Antitrust, Corporate Tax, and Intellectual Property

Negotiations coursework and a strong ability to influence others as well as negotiate pricing using benchmarking and cost tools

Effectiveness at managing external business-partner relationships that have different and varying goals

Transactional law expertise

Ability to draft and edit contracts as well as understand legal implications

Background in telecommunications, technology or other related industries preferred

What does it take to join our team?

To be considered for this internship opportunity, you must be currently enrolled in a graduate or J.D. degree program with a concentration in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Economics, Engineering, or other relevant degree and anticipate graduating by spring 2024.

Job assignment locations are in Dallas, TX.

AT&T will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

Ready to be the future? It starts with you. Apply today!
AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws

We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status
Posted: 2022-09-03 Expires: 2022-12-01
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