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Palo Alto CA Full Time Posted by: SAP Posted: Thursday, 26 March 2020
Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Requisition ID: 248895
Work Area: Administration
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 Objective:
The Strategic Customer Engagements (SCE) team within SAP's T&I Customer Innovation unit makes innovation real for SAP customers. From Silicon Valley, SCE scales innovation by embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and driving customer engagements within and beyond SAP. We take end-to-end ownership of delivering compelling proofs of concepts (POCs) focused on SAP's Business Technology Platform for strategic customers. SCE generates new solutions and business models for SAP customers in a highly creative environment by incubating new ideas, demonstrating feasibility of new technologies, and supporting board level initiatives. We also work with our field organizations to identify high value business scenarios and enable innovation for strategic customers.

BONUS: We provide a start-up environment from the heart of the Silicon Valley along with free lunch everyday, pizza on Thursday evenings, and subsidized public transportation!
This co-op will support SCE's business operations.

Expectations and Tasks:

As part of the co-op working for SCE's business operations, you will receive opportunities unlike any other co-op experience. Some responsibilities bestowed upon you will include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the reporting needs and requirements of SCE by routinely collecting, organizing, and analyzing:
  1. Activities and statuses of ongoing innovation projects from our project management tool.
  2. Data from our internal Time Entry systems
  3. Data from our financial & controlling systems
  4. Data from our sales performance systems
  5. Market research of related trends and growth
  6. Data from other reports
  • Managing and maintaining various reporting dashboards by providing content and web infrastructure understanding
  • Assisting and reacting quickly to urgent requests from management and executives
  • Contributing to the success of internal & external presentations
  • Supporting the planning and execution of internal & external meetings
  • Liaising with SAP Legal teams to execute the required legal agreements with customers and partners
  • Advocating and promoting SAP's processes & protocols including but not limited to procurement, development standards, data security, data privacy, and the EU's GDPR
  • Assisting with the maintenance of SCE's server infrastructure
  • Managing and maintaining Intranet webpages by providing both content and basic web development
  • Creating and ediing internal communications
  • Contributing to the creation & editing of marketing collateral such as “customer stories”, “project one-pagers”, “project briefs”, and the like which promote the activities and achievements of SCE
  • Special projects as assigned by management

Education and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate is a polymath who can take on multiple responsibilities and tasks, and can be a creative problem-solver across a wide-range of topics. The candidate must also be ready and willing to wear many hats and adapt to a fast-moving and constantly evolving business landscape. Therefore the ideal candidate must exhibit the following qualifications for consideration:

  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program preferably in one or more of the following areas of study:
  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Communications
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Computer Science

They must also possess,
An unwavering attention to detail

  • A strong analytical and creative mind-set
  • Tenaciousness in finding the best solutions to problems.
  • A “never quit” attitude
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Ability, willingness, and aptitude to learn SAP enterprise software
  • Expert knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (preferred)
  • Availability and means to work on-site on the SAP campus in Palo Alto (40 hours per week)


  • Knowledge of Design Thinking is a great plus
  • A keen sense of humor is greatly appreciated

Please include some personal or portfolio work for us to see! (Instagram, blogs, photography, artwork, videos, etc.)

Location and Duration:
Able to work onsite on the SAP campus in Palo Alto, CA starting ASAP for 6 months. (Successful interns may be offered the opportunity to extend their internships if interested and available.)

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.

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 interested in applying for employment with SAP and 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: (see below) or (see below), APJ: (see below), EMEA: C (see below) ). Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.
Additional Locations:

Palo Alto CA, United States of America
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