Purchasing Internship - Summer 2024

Meritage HomesFranklin, TN
Paid Internship

12 days ago


Job Title

Purchasing Intern - Summer 2024

Job Location

United States (various locations)

Job Overview

Join Meritage Homes, a top 5 builder dedicated to constructing energy-efficient homes and communities. We are seeking future leaders for our internship program who can contribute to our growth and help solve our business challenges. As a Purchasing Intern, you will gain hands-on experience in residential construction procurement, including budget analysis, vendor/contract negotiations, and strategic project involvement.


Competitive pay structure


  • Work closely with internal business leaders to understand the homebuilding industry and Meritage's business model.
  • Learn about a specific functional area, such as construction, land, marketing, operations, purchasing, finance, or human resources.
  • Apply classroom knowledge to practical situations during the internship.
  • Collaborate on cross-functional projects with fellow interns and business leaders to address current challenges.
  • Present business recommendations to senior leadership.
  • Write a paper reflecting on your experience or another assigned topic.


  • Operating with integrity
  • Assuming positive intent and bringing passion to work
  • Desire to excel and accomplish tasks
  • Fostering an inclusive environment
  • Inquisitive mindset, seeking understanding and making improvement recommendations
  • Willingness to innovate, think creatively, and solve complex problems
  • Commitment to excellence and continuous improvement
  • Currently enrolled in a degree program from a regionally accredited university or college


  • Experience working on team projects
  • Comfort in dealing with ambiguity
  • Leadership experience or the ability to influence peers

Examples of Relevant College Coursework/Majors

  • Business Administration
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Human Resources
  • Operations
  • Project Management

We're excited for you to apply!

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