Branch Support Intern - IT Systems Analyst
Fargo, ND 
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Job/Internship Description

Be part of a growing, successful company in an exciting and challenging field. Border States is 100% employee-owned, which means you're empowered to make decisions, find solutions and receive rewards for your hard work.

This position will be located in: Fargo, ND

JOB SUMMARYThe Corporate Intern role offers an exciting opportunity to gain skills and knowledge while contributing to the overall success of the Business Technology team in the IT department. Business Technology focuses on Border States' customer technologies, including; ecommerce, custom web apps and mobile applications. This internship aims to provide an individual with challenging, real-world projects specific to their career path. The ideal candidate will have high-energy and enthusiasm for technology and customer experience.


    Essential Functions

  • Assists in support, maintenance, and business process enhancements within BSE's customer facing technologies including ecommerce, punch-out integrations, Product Management Information (PMI) system, etc.
  • Creates and executes functional test cases for new program implementations.
  • Verifies test results meet functional and technical requirements.
  • Assists in managing technology projects through the entire project lifecycle which includes managing multi-phase/multi-dimensional/multi-resource projects to their conclusion while maintaining high customer satisfaction and ensuring cross-project requirements are identified and detailed for cohesive design and end user experience.
  • Collaborates with business, development and other teams to write technical and functional documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and process which includes end-user documentation (training) to describe new or enhanced functionality.

    Non-essential Functions

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor or designate.


  • Current student or new graduate (within last year) in a 2 or 4-year degree program.
  • Strong knowledge of business office procedures, office equipment operation, data entry/keyboarding skills and communication systems helpful.
  • Requires strong knowledge of PC for Windows and Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, and OneNote).

Our History

Border States is a leader in the electrical supply distribution industry with over 100 locations in 22 states. Our employee-owners are second to none in delivering top-notch customer service and in demonstrating extra-ordinary people skills. We are one of the largest independent electrical distributors in the United States providing products and services to the construction, industrial and utility industries. Border States has a competitive benefit package and is a 100 percent employee-owned company. Employee-ownership is a significant part of our culture and our success stems from the dedication of our employee-owners. We practice open-book management and our employee-owners are empowered with clearly defined levels of authority to be innovative and decisive, allowing us to respond quickly to the needs of customers. Employee-owners understand their roles in the success of the company and care about customers' needs, which drives our focus on adding value to everything we do. We recognize that not all customers are the same and each has specific requirements. Our employee-owners understand these diverse needs and have the commitment, resourcefulness and flexibility to outperform all others.

As a Border States employee-owner, you're responsible for living our mission, service philosophy and service standards.

Border States provides value to our customers by delivering innovative product and supply chain solutions.

Service Philosophy
We earn customer loyalty and confidence by caring about their needs and adding value to everything we do.

Service Standards
Border States employee-owners are competent, accurate, responsive, and engaged .

Your career
Join an experienced team at one of the largest electrical distributors in the United States. What are you waiting for?

Equal Opportunity For All

It's not just the law. It's something we've believed in since our founding. We value the diversity of all of our employee-owners and will always be an equal opportunity employer.

Drug Free/Smoke Free workplace




Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
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