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Krannert Gear Internship Opportunities

Krannert Gear, a student-run apparel business, is accepting applications for 3 positions: Marketing intern, Sales intern, and Business Development intern.

Krannert Gear is a student-run organization that focuses on selling Purdue merchandise to different associations across campus and giving back to the school.  Krannert Gear began as an MBA course in 2014 and since then has continued on to provide licensed apparel to many Purdue organizations.  We pride ourselves on our ability to give graduate and undergraduate students the opportunity to perform business operations and gain leadership experience.  Additionally, we use our proceeds to make donations back to Purdue, aimed at benefitting the student body. These internships are semester-long commitments, with the option to continue working with us after your first semester. Please contact Rajiv Samagond with any questions regarding the organization or these positions at krannertgear@gmail.com.

To Apply:

Please email a copy of your résumé by Monday, February 23rd, 2016 to krannertgear@gmail.com.


Business Development Intern

This individual would be responsible for guiding the company’s business strategy. This would entail understanding the current state of the business and market. This person would work would both MBA and undergraduate board members to evaluate and innovate our business strategy. This person should be eager to learn, have a good understanding of basic business concepts, and be able to make creative contributions as a team! This unique experience would give you real-world experience and you’d play a large role in the success of a growing MBA program.

Position Requirements

  • Eager to learn
  • Demonstrated interest in business and/or entrepreneurship
  • Must have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable in a wide variety of social situations
  • Must be able to adapt to a new and changing environment
  • Must be able to devote at least two hours per week to Krannert Gear meetings/activities

Marketing Intern

Position Description

This specific candidate would be responsible for operating our social media and leading a variety of marketing initiatives to represent and promote Krannert Gear.  This person should expect to be creative and be ale to adapt to a number of situations, as we are a relatively new organization. He/she would not have a position on the organization’s board, but would instead be hired as an intern to gain experience in the field of marketing and sales and play a large role in the success of a growing MBA program. 

Position Requirements

  • Must have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to adapt to a new and changing environment
  • Must be able to devote at least one hour per week to Krannert Gear meetings/activities 

Sales Intern

Position Description:

This specific candidate would be responsible for working with our sales teams to promote Krannert Gear to Purdue faculty, students, and alumni. This person should be outgoing and comfortable talking to a wide variety of people while also being able to adapt to a number of situations, as we are a relatively new organization. He/she would not have a position on the organization’s board, but would instead be hired as an intern to gain experience in the field of sales and play a large role in the success of a growing MBA program. 

Position Requirements

  • Must have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable in a wide variety of social situations
  • Must be able to adapt to a new and changing environment
  • Must be able to devote at least two hours per week to Krannert Gear meetings/activities

These internships are not paid. We believe the opportunity will prove an invaluable experience, in addition to networking opportunities and other benefits.