Arrow Electronics Sales Support Intern – Full Time – Summer 2018 in San Jose, California


Sales Support Intern – Full Time – Summer 2018

Job Description:

Sales Support Intern – Full Time – Summer 2018

San Jose, CA

Who is Arrow Electronics?

Globally headquartered in Denver, CO, Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services, and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, with 2016 sales of $23.8 billion. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 465 locations in 90 countries.

A Fortune 118 company with 18,700 employees worldwide, Arrow brings technology solutions to a breadth of markets, including telecommunications, information systems, transportation, medical, industrial, and consumer electronics.

Arrow provides extraordinary value to customers and suppliers - the best technology companies in the world - and connects them through the company's industry-leading services.

Why Be an Intern?

  • Hands-on approach to learning and applying your degree

  • Chance to network with 200+ interns across North America

  • Small forums with our Executives and past interns

  • Stretch your presentation skills in front of our VP’s and Directors


The Inside Sales Representative Intern will assist in the day-to-day sales support and customer service activities for assigned accounts. Perform sales support functions to provide the highest level of service and customer satisfaction while maintaining efficiencies in corporate operational processes and procedures. Serve as a liaison between Arrow’s internal resources (field sales, engineering, supplier marketing, manufacturing facilities, purchasing and other corporate departments), vendor resources and customers. Demonstrates a proactive approach and sense of urgency on our customers’ behalf, anticipates our customers’ requirements and communicates efforts in a timely and effective manner. Create influential customer, supplier and internal relationships.

Requirements & Skills

  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Operations or equivalent. Junior or Senior level.

  • Available to work full-time (40 hours/week) during the summer (May or June through Mid-August; Available start dates: May 21, May 29, June 4, June 11. Earliest end date is August 17)

  • 3.0 GPA or Higher

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize based on opportunities and effectively multitask

  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) suite with Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills (ex. Vlookups & Pivot Tables)

  • Customer Service and detail oriented mind set

  • Effective time management abilities


This is a paid internship.

  • This position is not eligible for sponsorship to work/intern in the U.S.*


San Jose

Time Type:

Full time

Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.

We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.

The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. A Fortune 119 company with more than 18,700 employees in over 90 countries, and 2016 sales of $23.8 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.

Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.