Launch your career and get started with Sherwin-Williams. Our internships, co-ops and development programs are all about real, hands-on experiences. We want you to develop the skills and take advantage of the opportunities that will make your career ambitions a reality! We offer hands-on experiences in many of our field and corporate locations to students of all majors.
We seek candidates of all backgrounds and geographies ready to challenge themselves and add to our culture of excellence. People who are ready to bring everything that makes them unique and apply it here at Sherwin-Williams. Sound like you? Ready to start? Check out our requirements:
Eligible to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis upon graduation, without sponsorship or restrictions
General Business, Management, Marketing, Business Finance, or graduates with a related major are preferred
Prior work experience in sales or customer service is preferred
Excellent communication skills, a great work ethic and an interest to work in an active ‘roll-up-your-sleeves’ environment
Management & Sales Training Programs
We provide best-in-class leadership experiences to jump start your career and take ownership of your future. With this first step, you will develop the foundation for what it takes to be successful in our organization.
For those ambitious, driven recent graduates we are offering a chance to gain real-world experience. When you start here, you’ll work in an environment that will set you up for your future in operations, quality, engineering, logistics, environmental health and safety or human resources.
Life in Operations
In our full time rotational program, you’ll be gaining knowledge within your specific focus area. You’ll even have the potential to move within our network of manufacturing and distribution sites. Developing your skills by working in different functional areas, you’ll have the opportunity to find what’s best for your career.
Launching Your Career
After finishing the rotational program, you’ll be offered an opportunity to join our team in one of our manufacturing and distribution locations in an exciting leadership position that fits your area of expertise.
Our award-winning program is designed with you in mind. It’s all about giving you an edge as you start your career journey. Full of real-world experience and skill-building projects, we’re offering opportunities for students looking to gain experience in the Information Technology field. This is not your standard Co-op!
What to Expect
You’ll have the potential to work within a variety of positions, including infrastructure, corporate applications, internet services, security, client services and many more. Each apprentice commits to 15-28 hours a week and can stay on up to six months after graduation.
What Do You Get
Build your professional portfolio and help solve problems within our vast network that extends throughout our U.S. and international locations. You’ll be given a dedicated Career Engagement Representative that will give you support and coaching throughout your time in the program. All while networking with business leaders of all disciplines to gain the experience that will launch your career.
Gain hands-on experience and be supported by our network of experienced auditors as you work to evaluate and report on operations and internal controls within our largest revenue generating division. Once you complete this program, you’ll have a variety of possible career paths you can explore in finance, operations, pricing and more!
What You’ll Do
Analyze existing processes and provide suggestions to improve overall efficiency and effectiveness of internal controls.
Develop a firm understanding of our stores, including policies and procedures.
Report audit findings to appropriate personnel and work with management to provide guidance.
Coach store personnel on following our policies and procedures.
Complete analytical reviews and testing of controls.
Participate in our comprehensive training program where you’ll gain the knowledge, skills and network to succeed in your role.