Gartner Research

Designing and Executing Internship Programs to Fuel the Supply Chain Talent Pipeline

Published: 06 March 2019

ID: G00385130

Analyst(s): John Johnson , Dana Stiffler

Summary

Meeting the demands of digital business requires a diverse and continuous pipeline of new talent. Chief supply chain officers should build internship programs to enhance their digital talent pool.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Define Purpose and Benefits
  • Design and Execute the Program
  • Step 1. Define Program Characteristics
  • Step 2. Establish Key Roles
  • Step 3. Draft a Candidate Profile
    • College Major
    • Year in School
    • Skills
    • Competencies
  • Step 4. Create and Circulate the Job Posting
  • Step 5. Source Candidates
  • Step 6. Formalize and Conduct the Selection Process
  • Step 7. Onboarding
  • Step 8. Implement the Program
  • Measure Success

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