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American Homes 4 Rent Purchasing Internship in Las Vegas, Nevada

Since 2012, we've grown to become one of the leading single-family rental companies and homebuilders in the country, recently recognized as a top employer by Fortune and Great Place To Work®.  At AMH, our goal is to simplify the experience of leasing a home through professional management and maintenance support, so our residents can focus on what really matters to them, wherever they are in life.  

AMH's Internship Program provides a comprehensive range of opportunities for professional, leadership, and personal development, supporting interns' career growth. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to connect with peers, participate in Executive-led professional development sessions, and acquire invaluable industry-specific experience. The program provides hands-on experience in the innovative Single Family Rental REIT industry, enabling you to gain a comprehensive understanding of this groundbreaking field. By the end of the program, interns will have gained valuable skills and knowledge that will be beneficial in their future careers.

The Purchasing Intern will gain a better understanding of the various silos within the purchasing department and how each segment contributes to the operational success of a real estate industry leader. The internship provides a unique opportunity to be center among operational decisions that drive pricing, product selection and supplier management. This internship is designed to be educational and provide university students with indispensable experience and skills necessary to anyone looking to pursue Purchasing or Operations as a career.

 Interns will work directly with their department’s leadership. Essential functions of the job are listed below. Reasonable accommodation may be made to allow differently abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.

Internship Learning Objectives/Task Goals:

Gain experience and real-world training in the following:

  • Strategic sourcing

  • Competitive sourcing tactics that prioritize quality products, cost savings, and ethical supply chain standards. 

  • Cost analysis

  • Advanced Excel formulas

  • Setting inventory levels

  • Inventory control

  • Vendor relationship management

  • Learn how to cultivate and support strong supplier relationships to meet operational goals.

  • Vendor Recruitment

  • Learn how to recruit top quality trade partnerships to power residential operations.

  • SOX compliance

  • Gain an understanding of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and its requirements for business management. Learn best management practices to implement internal controls for data security and consumer protections.

Minimum Education/Skills/Experience/Credentials:

  • Enrolled in or graduated from a university program.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities.

  • Carries out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical, and professional manner.

  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office Suite, including MS Excel.

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects.

  • Must have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude; dependable, require minimal supervision.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Results-driven achiever with exemplary planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation.

  • Robust assessment, analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

  • Availability to commit to 40 hours per week.

This is a paid internship, however AMH does not provide housing, relocation, or transportation assistance.

AMH is an equal opportunity employer.

AMH conducts preemployment background screening.

Build Your Career with Us

At AMH, we’re redefining what it means to make a home yours. And we’re doing it with care. Since 2012, we’ve grown to become the country’s only large-scale integrated owner, operator, and developer of rental homes, recognized as one of Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Real Estate™, a 2023 Great Place to Work®, a top U.S. homebuilder by Builder100, and one of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2023 and America’s Most Trustworthy Companies 2023 by Newsweek and Statista Inc. Powered by a national team, we manage almost 60,000 rentals in the U.S., home to about 200,000 people. Our goal is to simplify the leasing experience through professional management and maintenance support, so residents can focus on what’s important to them in life. That’s why we’ve built a team that understands the power of community. We take care of each other, so that together we can take care of the people that make their home with us. As we expand, we continue to cultivate an inclusive workplace with competitive benefits and growth opportunities. Come build your career with us.

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