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SAP Business Analyst Internship

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Are you pursuing a degree in the broad world of information technology? Do you have the intellect, experience and courage for a fast-track internship with an industry leader? Our Information Systems and Service (IS&S) SAP Business Analyst internship might be the perfect summer stop for you to get hands-on experience in a leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) company. You'll join the IS&S department at our Purina World Headquarters in St. Louis, MO for the opportunity to partner on projects from various departments within our business, such as Supply Chain, Demand Planning, or Procurement to name a few.

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You're expected to be a key contributor to the work that we do, but, you're not expected to go at it alone. Coaching and performance feedback are critical to your overall success and development. Between your intern supervisor and the broader team, you'll be provided rich, constructive guidance regarding your performance and mastery of organizational information. With requirement gathering initiatives rooted in so many of our key business decisions, we'll empower you to network and engage directly at all levels across the organization.

We're a global organization known widely as a 'Best Place to Work'. Our culture continuously challenges us to Stand Taller and ask "What's Next?" So, if your full potential could be unleashed, what would you add to the 'mix'?

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Available Internships

Program Details

Primary Responsibilities

  • Interview, gather requirements, and ask targeted questions in order to generate recommendations to the business
  • Perform analysis with flow charts, diagrams, and walk the business units step by step in order to create an understanding of the business requirement to generate functional specifications and testing
  • Interact with various departments in order to get an understanding of forecasting, demand, procurement, and payments to execute various projects
  • Willingness to accept additional challenging assignments in other areas of the Business Analyst team

Basic Qualifications (minimum)

  • Full time undergraduate of junior status or graduate student majoring in Computer Science or related field
  • Graduating between fall 2017 and spring 2018
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0
  • Able to work in St. Louis, MO at least 10 consecutive weeks between the end of May and August 2017

Note: This position does not provide sponsorship for employment status (e.g. H-1B visa status). You must have the legal right to work in the United States.

Career Path

Technical Career Path:

  • Analyst/Programmer
  • Senior Analyst/Programmer
  • Lead Analyst/Programmer
  • Consultant
  • Senior Consultant
  • Lead Consultant
  • Principal Consultant

Managerial Career Path:

  • Instead of becoming Senior or Lead Consultant (case-dependent, but lead more likely) -> Team Lead THEN
  • Manager
  • Director
  • Group Director
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Other Environments:

  • Finance
  • Technical & Production
  • Customer Service
  • Demand & Supply Planning
  • Warehousing
  • Transportation
  • Purchasing


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