Vendor Management IT Intern in Glenview, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 11/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position: Information Technology Vendor Management Intern

Employee Type:  Full-Time, Summer Intern 2020

Location:  Glenview, Illinois

Department:  Corporate Headquarters, Information Technology Function

Job Type: Paid Internship

Experience:  Undergraduate Level

Company Summary:

Founded in 1912, ITW has become world’s leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses. The company’s seven industry-leading segments leverage ITW’s differentiated business model to generate solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer focused solutions are required. ITW’s 50,000+ dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in our decentralized, entrepreneurial culture.

Some ITW Divisions and Products you may have heard of:

  • Hi-Cone: Packaging systems for beer and soft drinks.
  • ITW Deltar: Capless refueling system, which created a new standard in auto manufacturing.
  • Rain-X: Windshield Wipers, Glass Cleaners, Car Washes, etc.

Internship Program Overview:

ITW’s Internship Program provides access to challenging opportunities that support our high-growth, dynamic industries. Interns are encouraged to think and act like entrepreneurs and are provided significant responsibility and autonomy to get things done. As an Intern, you will gain substantial personal learning and career development opportunities through ownership of real-world job assignments, strong coaching and mentorship, and networking with senior leaders across the Enterprise.

Position Summary

IT Vendor Management is aimed at providing meaningful work and experience to our Interns. We expect this summer Internship Program to give you marketable experiences and skills, as well as introduce you to ITW’s unique way of doing business. 

As an IT intern you will be working at our corporate campus in Glenview, IL; one of Chicago’s northern suburbs. The office is one block walk to the nearest Metra station, and it is a quick 20-minute train ride to downtown Chicago, museums, lakefront, and activities. Our campus includes a fitness center at no cost to employees or interns, cafeteria, outdoor volleyball courts, walking trails around the campus, employee resource groups, corporate discounts, dry cleaning services, covered/outdoor parking, and much more. 

What You Will Do

A typical day during the internship in IT Vendor Management might include:

  • Working with an IT stakeholder at one of the ITW Divisions to research an inquiry related to a preferred vendor or program.
  • Improving or updating content within SharePoint by gathering requirements from the incumbent vendor to customize their page.
  • Operating in the role of a facilitator. Organizing, coordinating, and scheduling global webinars with external and internal attendees for training, program updates and launches, and vendor demonstrations.
  • Supporting Vendor Management Analyst by gathering and analyzing vendor spend data and tracking performance.
  • Helping drive SharePoint visits through promotion of programs and posting of announcements and articles to the News page.

What We Are Looking For

  • Undergraduate currently enrolled in a degree program with a focus on business, strategic sourcing, program management, or Information Technology Management.
  • A minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA is required.
  • Possesses customer-focused skills to assist stakeholders with inquiries and resolutions.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Collaborates well in both one-on-one and teamwork settings.
  • Proficient in using software applications: Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 EEO is the Law

Applicants and employees of ITW are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.  Follow the link above to read more. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility at to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.