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Accounting/Finance Rotational Internship Program
As part of a year-long rotational program (approximately June – May the following year), you will rotate between six different departments within Accounting-Finance (approximately two months in each department).  This will allow you to experience a variety of aspects of Accounting and Finance and better understand how each department helps support and drive the business.   
Engineering Internships
Whether you are interested in a Fluid Power, Automation or Flow Control industry, we have the engineering role for you. With numerous locations across these three divisions, we can provide the right internship in the right location for you.
Supply Chain Internships
As an industrial distributor and technical solutions provider, supply chain management is a large part of our business. During your supply chain internship, you will gain valuable real-life experience in the areas of Purchasing, Inventory, and Data Management that will prepare you for a full-time position in supply chain after you graduate.
Sales Internships
Applied has sales internships across multiple divisions to help you learn a specific industry and its sales cycles. You will gain valuable experience by shadowing various sales team members and learning how they have become successful. 
Other internships are available on a limited basis. Click below to view all internships and co-ops.

Career Opportunity and Management Employment Training Program (COMET)

Our Career Opportunity and Management Employment Training (COMET) is the exclusive, award-winning, fast-track training program of Applied Industrial Technologies.  COMET is for those who desire a challenging role in the sales and distribution of industrial components.  You will learn about the business from the ground up while adding to an organization with a bright future.

Your Training Program Will Include

Learn Our Team
10 months in a trainee role receiving personalized training and coaching by managers and peers, many of whom started in the same position.
Learn Our Product
Product training as well as soft-skills training in sales, communications, and customer service through one-on-one, small group, web-based methods, and on-the-job training.
Learn Our Company
We will introduce you to our sales and operations processes, technology, and strong company culture focused on customer satisfaction and individual/team contributions.

Where Are They Now?

"The COMET Program was a successful platform for integrating me into the organization through its structured training and support from the entire Applied leadership team."
Jason Vasquez,
Vice President - Sales
"As a COMET, I was able to experience all aspects of our business. I'm proud to be a COMET, and enjoy seeing the sucess of others as they continue to develop into the leaders of our company!"
Kevin Corrigan,
Strategic Account Manager


Are you ready to take your next step in your career and join the Applied team? Take a look at all current COMET openings!

Growing Your Career With Applied

Customized Training Programs
When you join Applied, you join an organization committed to helping you grow into the best version of yourself. With our customized training plans you will know exactly how to develop into your next role with Applied!
Internal Learning Modules
Learning at Applied isn't just about having a plan, we have the content to support your learning as well. With our extensive internal learning database, you will have access to hundreds of videos and classes as you continue to become an expert in this industry.
Education Assistance Programs
If you want to do more than internal learning, Applied has policies to help pay for you to go receive a college degree! Not only will you be able to gain more experience in the workplace, but also in the classroom!
Engineering Positions For Recent Graduates
As an Engineer with Applied Industrial Technologies you will gain valuable experience in a variety of different industries including Fluid Power, Automation, and Flow Control. You will become an expert in your field of choice and expand on what you have learned throughout your college experience.
Business Function Positions For Recent Graduates
No matter what department you want to work in, Applied has the right fit for you. We are continually hiring recent graduates with a variety of different backgrounds.
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