Internship 2023 - SQL/Database Development

Melaleuca, Inc.

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Idaho Falls, ID

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Company Profile

"Enhancing the Lives of Those We Touch by Helping People Reach Their Goals”


Melaleuca has firmly supported this mission statement since our humble beginning in 1985. Everything we accomplish is done with an eye toward promoting the physical, environmental, financial, and personal wellness of those around us. Our focus has always been on wellness. By manufacturing and selling effective, high quality, natural, health oriented products we help people live more vibrant, healthier, and happier lives. When you walk through the doors at Melaleuca, you can feel it immediately. This is The Wellness Company.


We have achieved consistent and profitable growth with our annual revenue hitting over $2 billion dollars. We now have over 4,000 employees and operate in 19 countries around the world. Melaleuca is positioned to grow even more rapidly in upcoming years. 


Program Dates:

Summer: May through August

Fall: September through December


A SQL /Database Development Intern uses their knowledge & skills of database design and development principles in developing data aggregation/processing solutions, data movement solutions, and reporting solutions to complete difficult technical assignments for Melaleuca’s global data systems. 


  • Design and develop SQL/B.I. database solutions
  • Work with business analysts/project managers to determine project requirements
  • Contribute to optimizing global data aggregation and data analysis processes
  • Develop testable code and unit tests for assigned tasks
  • Complete project tasks and non-project tasks with minimal supervision
  • Identify and design solutions to problems within a given database system and architecture
  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed


  • Some experience with SQL/Database development
  • Some experience writing and troubleshooting T-SQL, relational databases
  • Passion for process improvement and creating great data solutions
  • Knowledge of good database and query design
  • Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on projects
  • Preference given to students currently in their junior or senior year of college, pursuing a degree in related field
  • Able to work in Idaho Falls, Idaho for your program dates of approximately 90 days
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher 

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience using Microsoft data stack (SQL Server, SSMS, SSIS, Power BI, and SSRS) preferred
  • Experience using source control to manage tasks and maintain developed solutions (MS Visual Studio/TFS/Azure DevOps) preferred
  • .NET, C#, C++, Java, HTML, Web development experience a plus

Why Melaleuca

Melaleuca is one of the leading Health and Wellness companies in the world. We manufacture and distribute nutritional, pharmaceutical, personal care, facial care, home hygiene, and other wellness products and distribute them directly to the consumer through a full-service catalog and Internet shopping system. We carefully craft products used every day with the highest standards of safety, health, and wellness in mind.


This revolutionary system is changing the way hundreds of thousands of people shop by eliminating middlemen and reducing marketing and distribution costs. This enables the company to spend more on research and high-quality, ecologically-sensible ingredients, while maintaining reasonable prices.


Great culture - flexibility is a must in this position; you'll become a part of a fast-paced team dedicated to a feel-good lifestyle brand dedicated to changing lives. Like the rest of Melaleuca, we are proud to be part of a values-driven organization that treats employees with respect. Our employees and their families enjoy company parties and countless discounts around the community. We implement a very real open-door policy, and all employees are on a first name basis—it feels more like a family than a multi-national corporation.


Safe, uncrowded, affordable - nestled in the heart of beautiful Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls is a prosperous and vibrant community, as well as the gateway to recreational paradise. This unique setting provides numerous opportunities for total wellness -- social, physical, financial, and emotional. If you love outdoor activities, this is the place for you, with the Snake River running right through town, the Rocky Mountains dominating the horizon, and Yellowstone less than a 2-hour drive away.


Excellent compensation - in addition to a competitive wage, we offer comprehensive benefits for our full-time employees that include all you would expect plus some remarkable surprises, such as a longevity bonus. Right here on-site, we provide a fitness center, free concierge service, and an employee restaurant.