Purchasing Intern

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Updated: June 5, 2019
Job ID: 214725
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Purchasing Intern to support the Purchasing Department, located at the HJF Home Office in Bethesda, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services Military Medical Research Programs.

Responsibilities are to provide expediting and purchasing in support of all of the projects HJF supports. Work involves reviewing purchases and contacting vendors/suppliers to expedite and assure delivery of goods and services in a timely manner.


  1. Contacting vendors/suppliers to expedite delivery.
  2. Document and communicate status of delivery of goods and services to buyers and programs. 
  3. Assists Purchasing Manager with other purchasing related duties as required.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of basic business practices and systems.

Minimum Education: College Student.

Minimum Experience: 0-2 years’ experience.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, addresses, education, and credentials, a criminal background check, drug screening, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check.  

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.