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Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description

Zekelman is offering exciting internship opportunities for the Summer of 2024. As an intern with us, you will have the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience in a dynamic and innovative manufacturing environment. As a  leading player in the steel and pipe industry and owner of a dynamic start-up Z Modular, this internship will provide you with a comprehensive insight into various aspects of our operations. 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support various company projects and initiatives 
  • Participate in day-to-day operational tasks to gain practical experience 
  • Contribute to the development of reports, presentations, and proc improvements 
  • Attend meetings and field trips to enhance your knowledge of the industry 
  • Engage in continuous learning by shadowing experienced professionals and mentors 



  • Currently enrolled in a university/college  
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) 
  • Detail-oriented and capable of working independently as well as in a team 
  • Eagerness to learn and a proactive attitude towards tasks and challenges 
  • Problem-solving mindset and willingness to contribute creative ideas 



  • Exposure to a diverse range of projects and tasks within the industry 
  • Opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and build a strong network 
  • Chance to see how classroom theory translates into real-world applications 
  • Competitive internship compensation 
  • Opportunities to travel 
  • Potential for long-term career opportunities within Zekelman Industries 


Departments hiring:  

  • Engineering  
  • Production Planning  
  • IT  
  • Sales  
  • Quality  
  • Logistics 
  • Construction Management  



  • Chicago, IL 
  • Rochelle, IL 
  • Wheatland, PA 
  • Farell, PA 
  • Warren, OH 
  • Killeen, TX 
  • Chandler, AZ 
  • Birmingham, AL 
  • Blytheville, AR 
  • Plymouth, MI
  • Troy, MI
  • Harrow, ON 
  • Kitchener, ON 


Join us for a rewarding and educational internship experience at Zekelman Industries. Immerse yourself in the world of manufacturing, gain valuable skills, and make a meaningful contribution to our company's success. 


To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and why you're interested in interning with Zekelman Industries for the Summer of 2024. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially having you on board with us! 

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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