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Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry. Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world. Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  

Ready to grow?


Are you a driven and talented individual looking for the place to do your best work while developing into an impactful leader? Look no further than the Acuity Brands Internship Program!


The Acuity Brands Internship Program is a 10–12-week experience (May – August, 40 hours/week) designed to develop high-potential candidates into leaders through hands-on experiences that connect interns’ strengths and interests with the needs of the business. 


In addition to making an impact through your participation in key projects and transformative processes, you will have an opportunity to mentor and network with leaders throughout Acuity Brands. 


It is preferred for interns to only have one or two semesters left in their degree program, so they can be considered for our Leadership Program immediately following the completion of the internship. Our Leadership Program is a full-time, entry level rotational program that allows recent graduates to explore different areas within a functional area. These experiences allow young talent to grow their skill set and network within the company while figuring out what they are passionate about early on in their careers.

Where you will work:


This role will be considered onsite. Your home office will be located in Crawfordsville, IN.

What you will do:


While specific projects and activities vary during your internship, you can expect to:


  • Partner with Buyer Planners to manage inventory and the Kanban process
  • Improve process efficiency using Lean principles
  • Participate and lead Kaizen events
  • Assist in manufacturing and distribution operations processes
  • Lead projects to reduce costs and quality issues

What you will bring:


To be a strong candidate for the Acuity Brands Internship Program, you must:


  • Be actively pursuing a degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a related field

How you will stand out:


In addition to the above requirements, you will stand out if you have any of the following:


  • Relevant internship or project experience
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Microsoft Excel
  • On-campus leadership experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven team player
  • Strong time management skills
  • Passion for making an impact on the environment and the communities where we live, work, and play

Travel Requirements

Physical Requirements


We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000. Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.


Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

Req ID:  3950