Intern - Procurement, Category Management, Strategic Sourcing - Buffalo, New York, United States, 14202

Our Exciting Work Environment

Are you an energetic undergraduate or graduate student who's seeking an incredible paid internship program? Yes! Then this may be the perfect internship for you! Keep reading to learn more about this great opportunity to gain valuable work experience.

About Delaware North

A global leader in hospitality and food service, Delaware North is one of the largest privately-held companies in North America. The company has a strong reputation in its industries - hospitality, food service, travel and tourism, retail, gaming and entertainment -- with more than 100 locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and United Kingdom. Visit .

Delaware North internships are paid and can be completed for academic credit! Delaware North provides a fun, fast-paced and friendly environment for its interns, offering students real-world, real-work learning experiences. Interns will discover how a global hospitality company operates and will work alongside exceptional team members that exemplify Delaware North values : Lean Forward, Come Together, Stand Up, Do Right, Think Guest. Students will receive mentoring and coaching and will participate in skill development trainings. Internship opportunities are available at our global headquarters in Buffalo, N.Y., an iconic, 12-story glass-walled building in the vibrant hub of the new and historic Buffalo. The headquarters integrates the latest advances in environmental energy conservation and office design and features cutting-edge technology.
  • Summer internship dates generally span: May 20 th - August 23 th 2019*.
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Pay: $12 per/hour for undergraduate students
$17 per/hour for graduate students
  • Must be a current student in an undergraduate or graduate degree program
Duration of the summer internship is between 10 to 14 weeks.
The Opportunity
Learning Objectives & Goals:

Apply business concepts to real world applications in a fast-paced environment

Data driven financial insights

Understanding of buying strategies across food, beverage and indirect categories

Supplier relationship management


Supporting RFPs through strategic sourcing process

Data mining and review

Deep dive analysis - evaluating scope of business and outlining recommendations for sku rationalization and category optimization

Gain product knowledge and understanding of food, beverage and indirect categories

Skill/Competence Development:

Critical thinking as a result of business and category reviews

Heightened communication - cost negotiations, stakeholder communication - written, oral and presentational

Timeliness - working to meet goals and deadlines within desired timelines


Pursuing a Degree Bachelors degree

Area of Study(s): Business, International Business, or Supply Chain Management

Software/Technical Skills: Microsoft platform, particularly Excel

Other Skills or Experience: interpersonal skills, strong communication

Company Description:

Delaware North is one of the largest privately held hospitality companies in the world. Founded in 1915, Delaware North has global operations at high-profile sports and entertainment venues, national and state parks, destination resorts and restaurants and airports. With approximately $3 billion in annual revenue, the company's 55,000 employee associates are dedicated to creating special experiences one guest at a time in serving more than a half-billion guests annually. Learn more about Delaware North, a global leader in hospitality and food service, at .