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Williams-Sonoma Inc.'s Supply Chain organization is the backbone of our company. Our Distribution Centers serve as vital connections between factories and our retail, online and mail-order customers around the world. We also own and operate a growing manufacturing base right here in the United States, proudly producing nearly all of the upholstered furniture and much of the lighting sold through our brands. The Supply Chain environment is dynamic and fast-paced, and the network is expanding rapidly. If you are an expert in global logistics, manufacturing, engineering, transportation, finance, human resources, or home delivery and have a passion for quality and customer service, our Supply Chain Organization may just be the place for you.
Openings >> Summer 2019 - Paid Internships
Summer 2019 - Paid Internships
Title:Summer 2019 - Paid Internships
Location:Multiple Locations

Supply Chain Internship

Locations: Memphis, TN and Olive Branch, MS



Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is in search of summer interns who are strategic thinkers, ready to innovate, and have a passionate for retail and technology. As an intern here, you can develop your skills alongside a team of supportive mentors and inspiring leaders. Williams Sonoma Inc. is a global, multi-channel retailer of home furnishings and housewares (our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Williams Sonoma Home, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Mark & Graham, and Rejuvenation), but we operate within smaller teams, giving each person an opportunity for hands-on experience. Together, our brands represent a strong, diverse and growing portfolio that allow us to reach customers in a new way every day -- and we'd love your help.



Our company is growing, and we acknowledge the benefit of hiring bright and energetic talent.  As a Supply Chain Intern, you'll have the unique opportunity to work with leaders who will help you develop your goals, refine your skillset, and encourage you to make an impact. You will engage in a variety of educational and practical experiences associated with the acquisition, identification, and distribution of products throughout the supply chain system including:

•    Operations Management
•    Logistics, Purchasing, and Sourcing
•    Business Intelligence & Analytics
•    Domestic & International Transportation
•    Returns & Reverse Logistics
•    Industrial Engineering

The Supply Chain Intern will work on impactful projects aimed at improving our processes, reducing costs, developing and implementing documentation practices, planning inventory control, solving problems, and improving quality.  At the end of the internship experience, you will be required to deliver a capstone project presentation to the senior leadership team that showcases what you’ve learned and helped to implement throughout your experience. 


  • Establish and promote integrity and ethics through teamwork and collaboration with associates
  • Communicate (verbally and in writing) in a clear, concise manner
  • Work effectively and cooperatively as a team with other associates and management in a fast-paced environment
  • Exhibit a strong sense of urgency and time management to meet established deadlines
  • Work proactively and pay attention to details
  • Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills


  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree program in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Analytics, or related program
  • Enjoy launching new ideas
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Can adapt and lead change
  • Globally minded and a team player
  • Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Explorer
  • Must be available to work in the location of your internship for the full duration of the program
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