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Consolidated Electrical Distributors Intern in Windsor Heights, Iowa


Job title: Intern

Job ID: 202497990001

Department: 3E Division

Location: IA-Windsor Heights



Our internship is designed for candidates who are sales oriented and interested in sales or management. Our approximately 12 week internship is paid and will provide candidates a working knowledge of the industry by exposing them to all aspects of the electrical distribution field through a combination of mentoring and on-the-job training. The program requires a strong commitment from each participant and encompasses, but is not limited to, warehouse operations, shipping and receiving, counter sales, sales and interpersonal skills, customer relations and CED business philosophy. Our interns will have the opportunity to work on special projects, as well as, other projects custom designed by the management team and the intern.

Hiring Locations: Iowa--Windsor Heights, Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Davenport; Nebraska--Omaha, Columbus, Lincoln

Note--this application is used for all summer 2024 interns at all locations

Reports to: Profit Center Manager

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Current, valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record

  • Currently seeking a 4 year college degree

  • Authorization to work in the United States (without requiring work authorization sponsorship by CED now or in the future)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduation by June 2025 strongly preferred

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite software

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to solve problems

  • Regular and consistent attendance

  • Must be a self-starter who can handle a heavy volume of work and be able to handle multiple tasks at the same time

Working Conditions:

Conditions vary based on the intern's current segment of the training and will include warehouse, office and external environments. During some segments, activities will include lifting, sorting, standing, possible extreme heat/cold conditions. Office segments may include sitting for extended periods.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Essential Job Functions:

  • Learning all aspects of the CED business

  • Counter and Inside Sales

  • Warehouse operations

  • Communicating – both written and spoken – in English.

CED is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability | Veteran

Compensation Range:

The compensation range for this position is $17 to $20 hourly.