Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Student
Employment Type: Intern
SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it’s the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people’s lives.
PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES
The intern fulfilling this position will act as a Design Thinking expert and enable Solution Engineers in using DT principles in Customer Discovery meetings and Solution Demos. The goal of this position is to execute on leadership strategy and vision in bringing Design Thinking skills to solution engineers in a way that benefits both the SEs and SAP customers in their interactions.
EXPECTATIONS AND TASKS
Build curriculum & toolkit to enable SAP Solution Engineers to utilize Design Thinking for Customer Demos
Collaborate with Sales and Presales professionals to execute on Design Thinking initiatives
Report directly to the VP of Customer Experience Presales North America to define and execute on Design Thinking strategy as it relates to the Solution Engineering market units
Accompany field reps to customer meetings as a trusted advisor on Design Thinking principles as it pertains to solution finding
Support North America CX Presales leadership team with strategic initiatives
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates must be currently enrolled in an Undergraduate, Masters, or MBA program related to design, technology, communications, or business
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Outstanding written and oral communication skills
Firm foundation in the principles of Design Thinking
Experience with research and analyzing data
Must demonstrate professionalism and act as a representative of SAP
Basic understanding of computer and business skills: including Outlook, email etiquette, Calendar use, Microsoft word, Skype, and PowerPoint
WHAT YOU GET FROM US
Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.
SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT
To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.
SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: Careers.NorthAmerica@sap.com or Careers.LatinAmerica@sap.com, APJ: Careers.APJ@sap.com, EMEA: Careers@sap.com).
Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
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