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Management & Business PAID Summer Internship at Orkin LLC in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

PAID Summer Internship Opportunity
Management & General Business Internship
Full-Time, $13.00/Hr.
10 Weeks, June 1st-August 7th

Intern with a big company you have heard of, but may not have considered as a career…

Orkin is the leader in a 16 billion dollar global industry. Ranks in the Top 125 of all companies in training for 15 years, and has been in business for over 100 years. Orkin offers the scale of 400 locations throughout the United States and Canada, with more than 8,000 employees but with a local feel.

During your PAID 10 weeks as a full-time Orkin Intern this summer, you will have hands on opportunities in our field locations to understand managerial roles, learn our day-to-day branch operations, develop sales techniques and deliver exceptional customer service. As well as gain knowledge in key aspects of the business and have exposure to Orkin professionals across the network.

Are you ready to JUMP START your career and gain valuable resume experience?


The Opportunity:

The successful Orkin Intern will experience:

  • Management Responsibility

    • Employee relations

    • Company and Safety culture

    • Coaching others

  • Sales

    • Prospect sales leads

    • Build and pitch proposals

    • Form customer relations

  • Operations

    • Shadow accounts being serviced

    • Develop and report daily communication

    • Generate sales and services

    • Organize routes and schedules

We Offer:

  • Full Time PAID internship of $13.00/hour for the 10 week assignment

  • Industry leading, comprehensive training programs

  • Chance to learn and develop your professional skills and experiences

  • Potential for career opportunities

Why Orkin?

  • Founded in 1901, Orkin is a global residential and business service provider who provides the most accurate, comprehensive, and efficient pest management services for both residential and commercial customers 

  • As the industry leader, we value PEOPLE, PROGRESS and PROFESSIONALISM

  • The Pest Management Industry is growing – and is a recession resistant line of business

  • Orkin is financially stable and growing as the largest subsidiary of Rollins, Inc., (NYSE: ROL), headquartered in Atlanta, GA


  • ·   Rising Junior or Senior

  • ·   Strong organizational, and communication skills

  • ·   Enjoy working with a team or independently with minimal supervision

  • ·   Leadership skills and ambitious attitude

  • ·   Able to complete and pass all required screens for employment

  • ·   Must have reliable transportation to get to, and around the branch location

Additional context: Paid Internship, Internship, Leadership, Management, Sales, Customer Service, Learning, College Student, Trainee, Mentor, Team, Team Member, Manager




  • Organizational and communication skills

  • Computer skills and ability to work with an iPad

  • Leadership skills and ambitious attitude

  • Able to work on a team and independently with minimal supervision

  • Rising sophomore through senior

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 or higher


  • Some college or better



  • Customer Service

  • Problem Solving Ability

  • Communication

  • Results Oriented

  • Business Development

  • Leadership



  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them



  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

  • Financial: Inspired to perform well by monetary reimbursement

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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