Intern - Supply Chain Management

Mayo Clinic

Business Internship









    Why Mayo Clinic

    Values - Peter Drucker is frequently credited with the quote, Culture eats strategy for breakfast. At Mayo Clinic we agree and our culture, defined by our values, is the foundation of who we are and how we meet the needs of our patients each and every day. Some companies print their values on posters and hang them on walls. At Mayo Clinic we live out our values, our vision, and our mission in everything we do:

  • Primary Value: The needs of the patient come first.
  • Vision: Mayo Clinic will provide an unparalleled experience as the most trusted partner for health care.
  • Mission: To inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research.

    150 years ago, Mayo Clinic started as a family practice in rural Minnesota and has grown to a network of expert doctors, nurses, and allied healthcare experts serving the needs of over 1 million patients each year. In the U.S. News & World Report rankings of top hospitals, Mayo Clinic is ranked as the #1 hospital overall, as well as #1 in more specialties than any other hospital in the nation. Complex care often requires medical experts from more than one specialty and our culture of collaboration enables the highest levels of comprehensive care and a seamless experience for patients with even the most complex conditions.

    As Mayo Clinic employees, we are proud of our company and the work we do every day. In recognition of having a great work culture, Mayo Clinic has consistently ranked in Fortune Magazine's Top 100 Best Companies to Work For. In 2018, Fortune ranked Mayo Clinic as one of the best companies to work for in Healthcare and Biopharma in 2018:

    Supply Chain Management

    Supply chain is the life-blood of any organization and this is especially true at Mayo Clinic. Our supply chain professionals work tirelessly to provide our clinicians and Allied Health partners with the highest quality supplies, equipment, and services at the lowest total cost. Mayo's supply chain organization is consistently ranked in the top 3 healthcare supply chain organizations by Gartner. In 2018, Gartner created a new Masters Category for the few organizations that consistently performed at the top:

    One of the reasons we are successful is that we run our supply chain in an organized and disciplined manner with a clear mission and strategic imperatives:

    Supply Chain Management's Mission - To provide information, services and solutions that result in high value health care and measurably improved performance.

    Strategic Imperatives
    1. Execute to achieve superior performance
    2. Sustain improvements through people, process and technology solutions
    3. Contribute to the transformation of health care

    Our #1 Strategic Requirement to meet the above mission and imperative is to Attract, develop, and retain the best talent. If you believe you have the right stuff to be a Mayo Clinic supply chain professional, we encourage you to apply today!

    Position description

    The primary purpose of the Internship is to provide an intern with relevant field experiences in their chosen field of study. One or more mentors will be assigned to the intern to provide instruction, guidance and to assess performance. The intern is responsible for observing the functions and processes of the assigned work unit. In addition, the intern may be given selected work assignments to reinforce the learning experience, to assess the performance levels and to provide benefit to the work unit. The intern will be responsible for completing all internship-related assignments and reports for both Mayo and the participating educational facility. The duration and timing of the internship will be arranged with the intern.


    The incumbent must be enrolled in a bachelors, masters or graduate degree program from a college or university. Typically, this internship would occur after the student has taken most of the courses required by the degree program. Where applicable - the degree program must require an internship as a graduation requirement (or offer as a credit option).

    Exemption status


    Compensation Detail

    This position has a predetermined rate of $22.50 per hour.

    Benefits eligible



    Full Time

    Hours / Pay period


    Schedule details

    Monday-Friday, daytime hours

    Site description

    Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

    With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny desert metropolis offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

    Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.


    Administration, Business, Finance

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    Laura Percival

    Equal opportunity employer

    Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).