2019 Summer Undergraduate Internship - Information Technology

RAI Services Company Winston-Salem, NC

About the Job

At Reynolds American (RAI), we’re a family of companies who strive for success in everything we do to positively transform the tobacco industry. The future inspires us because our people are igniting the breakthroughs that are redefining the ways adult tobacco consumers enjoy tobacco in the 21st century.

When other companies talk about growth, they only talk about size. At RAI, we take pride in the growth of our people. We invest in your career and total well-being to help you achieve the remarkable career you envision.

In joining us, you’ll have the opportunity to work on iconic brands and revolutionary products by collaborating with visionary, principled and passionate people every day.



This position is with Reynolds American Services Company a subsidiary that provides support services, including compliance, HR, law, finance, information technology, compliance, and more to all of the subsidiaries of RAI.

The Information Technology function is offering an internship opportunity to assist the function in delivering creative and innovative technology solutions to achieve maximum business benefit across every facet of RAI and its operating companies. Summer interns will have Winston-Salem based assignments.

You will exercise initiative, creative problem solving skills, teamwork and leadership as you interact with other personnel throughout our winning organization. In addition, you will have fun while adding value and encountering outstanding career development support.



Interns are provided with challenging project assignments with opportunity for significant exposure to other company functions outside of IT. For example, previous Information Technology Interns have:


  • Engaged with key stakeholders in the Information Technology function to understand our cloud based environment from both a technical & functional perspective and developed a long term management action plan that significantly reduces the associated costs;
  • Created a centralized code repository for 3rd party web development to be managed internally by RAI thus mitigating the risk associated with the disjointed methods imposed by the individual interactive agencies with whom our Consumer Marketing and Demand Finance Teams work;
  • Researched, analyzed and recommended processes for both the Information Management and Research & Development teams to maintain the technical environment and relevant documentation for R&D instrumentation and labs.


  • A student who has completed core coursework toward an undergraduate degree in Business Administration with a focus in Information Systems & Technology, Computer Science or a related field;

  • Proficient with MS Office desktop;

  • Passionate about Information Technology;

  • A dynamic and innovative leader;


  • Has superior verbal and written communication skills;

  • Possesses a high sense of urgency and a strong work ethic;

  • Displays excellent interpersonal skills;

  • Is willing to relocate to Winston-Salem, NC for the summer.


  • A competitive salary;
  • Coverage of summer housing costs;
  • Leadership training opportunities;
  • Social engagements with the 2019 RAI Summer Internship Class throughout the summer;
  • Volunteer service opportunities;
  • Roundtable Networking Events at which you’ll have the opportunity to meet members of Reynolds American Incorporated’s leadership team including our CEO, CCO, and Executive Vice Presidents;
  • Participation in Reynolds American’s award winning 401(k) retirement savings plan including company contributions; and
  • Confidential personal financial counseling service at no cost to you.



Reynolds American Inc. is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of British American Tobacco p.l.c., and the U.S. parent company of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company; Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.; American Snuff Company, LLC; Niconovum USA, Inc.; Niconovum AB; R. J. Reynolds Vapor Company; Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC; and Reynolds Brands, Inc..

Reynolds American Inc. and its affiliated companies is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Our organization offers a level of challenge, responsibility and creativity for motivated employees that stands apart from the crowd.

We are also committed to employing a diverse workforce and valuing different perspectives, experiences and talents to maximize the company's potential for successfully achieving its business objectives.


Only applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact us directly.

Telephone: 262-439-1893

Email: TalentAcquisition@RJRT.com