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Business Development Intern

Requisition ID:  1746
Location:  Berwyn, PA, US, 19132
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Education Experience:  -
Employment Experience:  -
Travel:  None

Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS -

TE Connectivity's Channel division collaborates with our distributor partners on TE's global distribution vision, strategy and business initiatives by aligning our goals to drive faster growth and better serve our mutual customers through the delivery of unsurpassed service and value. From marketing strategy, sales training and customer care to supply chain, pricing and new design engineering, TE's Channel division supports distributors throughout the entire sales process. Supporting all TE business units, Channel employees have the unique opportunity to gain a well-rounded understanding of the company. Channel owns the small customers for TE and works with a dedicated group of distribution partners to drive growth while delivering unsurpassed service and value to both TE's small indirect customers and distributors.

Job Overview

The Intern, Channel Business Development, will be a key contributing member of the Channel group and actively support projects for the team. The Intern will work closely with the Business Development team and functional experts throughout the company to deliver immediate business impact through recommendations based on evaluation of analytical data obtained from a range of sources. 


A key element of success for this role will be the ability to take a number of available, disparate data points and reports, analyze them for commonality, cause & effect, and key business indicators, while succinctly presenting them to the organization for the purpose of influencing behaviors and business decisions. In addition, critical thinking and continuously challenging existing practices to drive impactful business results is expected.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Although actual projects are still TBD and likely to fluctuate with business needs, past Interns have supported on projects such as:


Sales Coverage Modeling:

  • Map out market opportunity and existing sales coverage
  • Work with sales and regional leadership to determine business needs
  • Assist with development of optimal coverage and service model
  • Utilizing financial modeling to determine ROI

Cost to Serve Project:

  • Assist with the breakout and analysis of the Channel budget/expense.
  • Identify potential opportunities for cost reduction
  • Develop recommendations to drive key actions to achieve cost reduction
  • Creation of key performance indicators and performance tracking


Background and Experience

  • Enrolled in a Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Science or Engineering from a leading institution
  • Solid understanding of and the ability to identify the key levers that create business value
  • Experience in conducting in-depth market and industry research
  • Strong background in financial analysis, modeling, and evaluation of opportunities (particularly in Excel)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; experience in creating and delivering presentations and communicating ideas and plans (particularly in PowerPoint)
  • Ability to influence others using data and analytics, presented in a clear, concise method
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Willingness to travel to various Business Unit locations
  • Foreign language skills a plus, but not required


The position will be based at our facilities near Philadelphia (USA)


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Business Development, Engineer, Financial, Supply, Sales, Engineering, Finance, Operations

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