We have the best people, we have the most fun and we do it while getting our work done. It doesn’t even feel like work.

- Tiffany Boulter

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Where Community Comes first

Employee-owners are encouraged to get involved and to make a difference in the lives of others and their communities. We serve our communities through clean-up projects, coaching and mentoring, and community service groups.

We’re always ready to lend a helping hand for members of our communities to make the places where we live and work even better.

Volunteer Policy

At Border States, we support our employee-owners by providing paid volunteer hours and allow them to give back doing something they’re passionate about.

A little about us

Border States is the seventh largest electrical distributor in the country. We are a 100 percent employee-owned company serving customers in the construction, industrial, utility and clean energy industries including national and international accounts. We have locations throughout the U.S. with our Branch Support Center (corporate office) in Fargo, North Dakota.


Fast Track Your Career

College Students

As a part of our Internship Program you will build professional contacts and acquire experience and skills that will make you a marketable job applicant when seeking full-time employment after graduation.

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New Graduates

Our Distribution Leadership Program provides a decade of business experience condensed into two years, giving you the opportunity to take on challenging roles and succeed.

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Ownershp Essentials


 These are the behaviors and attitudes that lead us to do our best work and have led to our success. Ownership Essentials differentiate owners from employees. 

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to apply

Click on each step for detailed instructions on how to successfully apply with Border States

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Select the SIGN IN button in the grey toolbar of https://careers.borderstates.com/ to create your careers account*

*careers account is seperate from any ecommerce user login you may already have

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Select MY PROFILE in the top menu

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The first step in creating your profile is to upload your resume. We'll automatically organize it to make it searchable by our recruiters and maximize your chance of finding a match.

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Fill out Profile and then click SAVE

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After you have created your Profile, use the job search to view openings. Search by keywords, job title, division, department, city or state.

When you find the job that fits you move on to step 4

When you find your fit, Click APPLY on the right hand side of the Job title

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Click on NEXT at bottom right corner of application page

  • Fill out application completely

Submit your completed application using the "apply" button in the bottom right

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