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Demand Planner Intern

Location: San Jose, CA, United States
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Millions of people experience Synaptics every day. Our technology impacts how people see, hear, touch, and engage with a wide range of IoT applications -- at home, at work, in the car or on the go.

We solve complex challenges alongside the most influential companies in the industry, using the most advanced algorithms in areas such as machine learning, biometrics and video processing, combined with world class software and silicon development.

The Demand Planner Internship is an opportunity to learn and develop your sales operations skills by working with our sales operations team. Our internship is designed for individuals who are currently enrolled at an accredited college/university and who will be continuing their studies in the fall.

The typical base pay range for this position is USD $24.00 - $41.50 per year. Individual pay is determined by many factors including work location, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Note that compensation listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only.

Job Duties

  • Participate in monthly/quarterly demand forecast cycle across the company, provide reports, analytics to the BU and Sales users
  • Work with sales account managers, Inside sales and BU Product Marketing to highlight gaps and issues where forecast attainment is lagging
  • Track the identified issues, work with Sales Operations manager to define next steps/actions required and track progress based on inputs from team
  • You will learn the CRM tools and forecasting process and be able to complete updates in CRM and run reports
  • In this role you will get a broad cross functional view of impact by sales, business unit, and finance on the companys forecasting and revenue planning cycle


  • Strong reporting and analytical abilities
  • Well organized with strong attention to detail; proactively ensures work is accurate and error-free
  • Self-motivated and aptitude to learn quickly
  • Positive attitude and work ethic; unafraid to ask questions and explore new ideas
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong sense of professionalism


  • Candidates should be seeking an MBA or advanced degree in Operations Management, Business Analytics, or Forcasting
  • Proficient in Salesforce, MS Office (Word, Excel); advanced Excel skills are a must
  • Able to work independently at times and dedicate a minimum of 20 hours/week
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including verification of your employment and criminal history
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Belief in Diversity

Synaptics is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.