MBA IT Internship 2024

Location: Modesto, CA, US, 95354

Date: Nov 17, 2023

Company: E. & J. Gallo

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With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.





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With a global portfolio of over 150 unique wine and spirits brands like High Noon, Barefoot Wine, New Amsterdam, Pink Whitney, Orin Swift, La Marca, and Apothic, Gallo is the largest family-owned winery in the world, a top 5 spirits company in the U.S., and growing. We’re committed to providing you with opportunities for advancement, competitive compensation, benefits, and a work-life balance that supports your well-being!    



During your 10-week MBA SLDP IT internship at Gallo, you’ll be responsible for a project with similar responsibilities to those of our full-time employees. Our interns work on high-impact and highly-visible IT focused assignments that support and benefit one of many of our company’s areas, including E-Commerce and Direct-to-Consumer technology, Sales & Marketing, Systems, Agricultural Management tools, Winemaking, and Corporate Systems such as Finance & HR. 


Our technology business consultants are at the center of the business – learning about their unique challenges and partnering with customers and stakeholders to understand & anticipate their needs and translate those needs into technology-based solutions.  



  • A challenging 10-week project at the end of which you will deliver real solution recommendations for an actual business problem we are facing today in Information Technology  

  • Projects will align with one of the Full Time SLDP Technology rotation areas outlined below  

  • Supportive and fun co-workers in a rapidly growing industry, including dozens of colleagues who started through the MBA program as well 

  • Intern events ranging from executive dinners to excursions in wine country  



Recent IT MBA internship projects include:  

  • Identify business use cases to take advantage of ChatGPT and develop a framework to evaluate and prioritize these and future use cases  

  • Recommend a GIS platform strategy given Gallo’s current use of 3 different systems based on enterprise wide use cases  

  • Evaluate and recommend a single systemic ecosystem that could power all of Gallo’s various tasting room properties 


Gallo summer internships are a direct pipeline to full time positions in our MBA Strategic Leadership Development Program, which offers challenging assignments tailored around your individual career path.  In this program, you’ll receive immediate responsibility and broad exposure to our growing business.  This is your opportunity to be in the middle of the action – in strategic positions with frequent exposure to company leaders, core businesses, and technologies – where you can quickly make meaningful contributions.     


This flexible program will allow you to develop a robust expertise through functionally specific rotations in Information Technology, Finance, or Supply Chain. Your journey through this program is just the beginning. Through your rotations, you’ll gain an understanding of what areas are a match for your skills and interests. Additionally, employees may elect to do a rotation that allows for cross functional experience in a different area based on individual interests and skill sets. We have identified some possible 12 to 24 month rotations within the areas below, but new opportunities are always emerging.  MBA SLDP participants graduate into management roles, and MBA SLDP alumni are leading groups across the company and across the globe. Apply now to be next!      



The SLDP program is designed to be an accelerated track to develop future leaders of the IT organization.  Your first role will be in IT. You’ll play a key role as an internal business consultant driving strategic direction for technology projects and process redesign, across functional areas including:: 

  • Business Intelligence & Data Analytics: Design new service models for leveraging data and insights through the application of data lakes, data pipelines, and dashboard visualizations 

  • Business capability assessment and recommendation: Manage relationships between IT & functional business partners to identify and evaluate process and technology improvements along with recommendations on scalability, alternatives, and investment in order to achieve department goals  

  • Enterprise technology:  Evaluate technology product and platform needs for the winery and help identify opportunities for technology consolidation and/or expansion.  Provide an assessment of architectural approaches and balance capability with total cost of ownership and sustainability. 

You will gain Business domain expertise and help assess specific business opportunities within areas like Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Winemaking etc.  You will help create strong business cases and define the role of technology to achieve ambitious goals, assessing opportunities against existing technology within the winery and/or explore new potential technology with industry references and use cases.  Examples within these domains include: 

  • Sales: Provide technical innovation and dynamic solutions to help us sell more product in the marketplace and continue to be a category leader 

  • Marketing: Continue to identify and implement innovative solutions to connect with consumers whether they’re scrolling through social media, attending a live event, or browsing the local wine and spirits aisle 

  • Direct to Consumer: Lead projects to influence and grow our e-commerce & Tasting Room technology solution, including several Salesforce products as well as drive our digital marketing automation initiatives across many Gallo’s brands 

  • Category Management: Champion the adoption of new technologies that help to analyze market, sales, and forecast data to identify unseen business opportunities 

  • Wine & Grape Supply: Manage critical technical projects to help the winery optimize our wine supply and blends, and match product demand with grape supply 

  • Supply Chain & Operations: Design, Develop, and Implement technology solutions driving operational excellence such as multi-node fulfillment, co-manufacturing processes, and demand and supply forecasting and deployment 

  • Finance & HR: Drive strategic technology initiatives to streamline and modernize the winery’s corporate systems 



Gallo's corporate offices are in Modesto, California, in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley.  Modesto enjoys sunshine more than three quarters of the year. It’s the perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast. Play a round of golf, go river rafting, or just enjoy one of our many parks.  To the west, you’re only a 90-minute drive from San Francisco and all that the beautiful Bay Area offers. Travel to the east, and you could be skiing the Sierra Nevada or backpacking at Yosemite National Park. There’s always something to do.  For those that choose to live outside the Central Valley, Gallo offers a free shuttle from the East Bay (Oakland and Livermore), so you can sit back and enjoy your commute.  



  • Currently enrolled in the first year of an MBA program 

  • Three years of full-time work experience prior to beginning your MBA 

  • Required be 18 years or older. This may be in addition to other age requirements, if applicable, as listed in this job description 

  • Experience effectively presenting information to top management groups.   



  • Currently enrolled in a first year MBA program with a Technology/IT concentration 

  • Four years of full-time work experience prior to beginning your MBA  

  • Superior strategic, creative, and analytical problem-solving skills 

  • Proven leadership skills, business acumen, and communications skills 



  • Internship Stipend Posted: $24,038-$24,038 

  • Actual compensation paid within the range will be determined by factors such as the education, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data. 

  • In addition to the salary, this position may be eligible for bonuses and incentive plans, as applicable. 


 Gallo does not sponsor for employment-based visas for this position now or in the future. 



The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 




Gallo’s policy is to afford equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees and not to discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, reproductive health decision making, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. Nor will Gallo discriminate based on a perception that an individual has any of the foregoing characteristics or is associated with a person who has, or is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.


Gallo will comply with state and local laws prohibit discrimination for lawful out-of-work behavior, such as off-duty use of cannabis away from the workplace (subject to federal and state law exceptions), the existence of non-psychoactive cannabis metabolites in hair, blood, urine, or other bodily fluids as determined by a drug screening test (subject to federal and state law exceptions).


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.


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