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Compliance Intern

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Location: Burnsville, MN, United States

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Northern Tool + Equipment is excited to announce our 2023 Internship Program. The program is designed to kick-start your career and provide real-world experience in your chosen profession. Interns will further develop their skills and knowledge by completing project-based work that addresses real business issues. The projects are designed to maximize your career potential, provide valuable insights, and make a lasting impact in our growth trajectory! 



We are searching for a compliance intern to join our Legal and Compliance teamYou’ll be an active member of the growing function that is assessing and managing risk across the organization. We pride ourselves in working collaboratively to address and resolve a wide variety of corporate compliance responsibilities, including transactions, trade compliance, risk assessments, and global product sourcing. We are a team that champions change, removes roadblocks and builds a culture where everyone can win together!   

Some of the responsibilities will include: 

  • Researching compliance issues impacting business strategy 
  • Assisting with the drafting and compliance documentation  
  • Attending intra and inter-department meetings  
  • Collaborating with internal teams on cross-group projects 

What you can expect from us:  

  • A challenging and meaningful work experience over 10 weeks – paid! 
  • A hybrid work environment with flexibility to work in person and remotely 
  • A mentor to work with you one-on-one to guide your impact 
  • Engagement opportunities with our executives and senior leadership 
  • Fun social, networking and volunteer opportunities with other interns 
  • A fast-paced work environment  
  • The ability to work on a team, as well as managing your own individual responsibilities 

What we look for in our Interns 

  • Applicant must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and must be currently pursuing a bachelor’s or advanced degree in an applicable discipline. 
  • Applicant should have a desire to work in a corporate regulatory compliance setting. 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively across many diverse internal groups and teams 
  • Ability to research and learn new concepts and compliance issues quickly to facilitate problem solving 
  • Highly collaborative with the ability to form lasting relationships across departments 
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills 
  • Coachable and self-motivated to learn and exceed your own expectations 
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and deliver exceptional work in a short timeframe. 
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, Westlaw, and Adobe Acrobat. 

Compensation:  $20/hourly 

Location:  Burnsville, MN (hybrid) 

This position will be located at Northern Tool + Equipment’s corporate office with the ability to work remotely 2-3 days per week.   

We believe that having a diverse and inclusive workforce is critical to our successWe are committed to building teams that represent a variety of background, perspectives, and skillsAt this time Northern Tool + Equipment cannot sponsor interns for employment authorization.