Internship Programs

O'Reilly Auto Parts is excited to offer internship opportunities to students coming from all majors and universities. Come get a jump start on your career.

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Corporate Summer Internship Program

O'Reilly Auto Part's corporate internship program has one goal: to invest in and develop you as a professional. Are you ready for 10 weeks of full-time, professional experience in a Fortune 300 company, development as a future leader, and a great time while doing it? Keep reading!

As an intern in our corporate office, you'll receive the same respect as a full-time team member while being given the individualized mentorship necessary to build toward your personal career goals. You'll also be part of a cohort of interdepartmental interns that learn from and support one another. Alongside your cohort, you'll complete an impactful professional development curriculum that will ensure your career is ready to "floor it" off the start line.

Internship Requirements

O'Reilly corporate summer internships will be hosted at the O'Reilly Auto Parts corporate office. Interns will develop teamwork skills through collaboration with your direct manager, training coordinator, and other students in the program.
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Requirements:
  • Must have completed or be currently pursuing a 2 or 4 year degree from an accredited institution
  • Must be a Junior or Senior in college, or a graduate
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. 
"Our accounting teams love working with interns. I personally enjoy seeing them learn and strengthen their skills each semester. One of the most rewarding aspects of my career has been seeing finance department interns grow within our company."
Brooke T., Senior Accountant     
"My internship was a great way to get exposure to everything O'Reilly - from the people, to the culture and office environment. Internships are a great stepping stone into a full-time career with O'Reilly, because of our focus on promoting from within."
Phillip S., Staff Accountant    

Summer Internship Social & Networking Events

Below are just a few of the planned social & networking events you'll experience as an intern.
Murder Mystery Competition Put your communication skills to the test as you and your team of fellow interns race against other interns to be the first to solve a murder mystery!
Double-A Baseball, Triple-A Experience Join your fellow interns to watch a Springfield Cardinals game from the comfort of our own private suite!
Lunch & Learns Have lunch on us while learning from O'Reilly leadership and subject matter experts on a variety of topics for professional and personal growth.
Crossing the Finish Line Celebration Celebrate your accomplishments with a cocktail hour! You'll be joined by your fellow interns, supervisors, and members of the O'Reilly executive team.
"It's incredibly rewarding to see the professional growth our interns experience throughout their time at O'Reilly Auto Parts. Their hands-on experience and hard-work contribute to our team's overall success. It's a Win-Win for everyone!"
Ashlee R., Lifecycle Marketing & Personalization Manager     

Information Technology Internship Programs

The IT Internships kick off with a paid 12 week boot camp where we pay you to learn our tech stack. The Fall 2024 Session begins in August and will be Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. After completing the program, interns are given the opportunity to continue in a part-time role, and a full-time role once they graduate.

Infrastructure Internship

The Infrastructure Internship will be hosted on the O'Reilly Auto Parts campus. Interns will develop teamwork skills through collaboration with your direct manager, IT training coordinator, and other students in the program.
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Requirements:
  • Must have completed or be currently pursuing a 2 or 4 year degree from an accredited institution
  • Must be a Junior or Senior in college, or a graduate
  • Completed Linux Operation System course desired
  • Completed Networking course desired
  • Transcript desired but not required
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. 
Software Developer Internship
The Software Developer Internship will be hosted on Missouri State University's campus in Cheek Hall. Interns will have weekly opportunities to meet leadership of different IT departments within O'Reilly to learn more about their department. Interns will be able to choose the top 3 teams they would be interested in transitioning into upon completion of the program.
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Requirements:
  • Must have completed or be currently pursuing a 4 year degree from an accredited insititution
  • Must be a Junior or Senior in college, or a graduate
  • Completed Web course desired
  • Completed Database course desired
  • Passing grade on entrance exam desired
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
"O'Reilly's promote from within culture started, for me, when I was an intern. I originally started working in the distribution center while I was in college. When I graduated I was thrilled to receive an offer for an internship with the GIS Demographics Department. That lead to an offer for a full-time position and the opportunity to advance my career!"
Hailey T., GIS Demographic Specialist   

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