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Job Description

The Sourcing and Procurement Solutions (SPS) team strategically sources and manages a combination of commodities/categories in support of the Allstate Corporation. By utilizing the Procurement Lifecycle (assessment, selection, contract, and performance management), SPS will deliver procurement value and enable clients to deliver on their commitments through careful contract negotiating and securing value added discounts for our clients. 


The scope of the SPS Intern is:


With leadership direction, the SPS intern will participate in sourcing and management of a combination of assignments associated with various commodities/categories in support of SPS and client objectives.  This intern role will work/consult with clients, sourcing/project teams and advisory boards by integrating efforts across functions and teams.  This role utilizes the Strategic Sourcing Methodology to deliver procurement value which enables clients to deliver on their commitments.


This role assists in recommending and developing policies, strategies, solutions, procedures and reports to govern internal usage various spend categories, drafting of communications, compliance/usage reports, memos, presentation materials, and demand management policy/guidelines in support of assigned commodities/ assignments.


Other Responsibilities

  • Strengthen, expand internal and external relationships.
  • Provide effective communication (written, oral) to build influence and gain acceptance/approval of ideas, proposals and solutions.
  • Participate in discussions and consult with internal clients, expense managers, and key stakeholders to develop and implement demand management guidelines to govern the use of assigned commodities.
  • Measure internal compliance with demand management guidelines and take corrective actions as appropriate.

Job Qualifications


  • College student pursuing a degree in Supply Chain and/or Strategic Sourcing
  • Medium proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Procurement and/or Supply Chain coursework
  • Rising senior-level college student
  • Organized, diligent and detail-oriented
  • Takes initiative, positive attitude and willingness to help team as needed


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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