Sales Internships

All sales majors are required to complete a 3 credit Practicum which consists of either an internship, or selection to the Sales Team. Internships must be approved by the Sales Institute director and registered for in advance of starting to work. The Sales Institute recommends all internships be compensated for work performed or sales completed. Always get written documentation about how you will be compensated. Below are currently approved internships.


AssuredPartners

During your time as an intern, you will be involved in day to day decisions that impact the trajectory of your department. Whether it be through your daily tasks, long-term projects, or feedback through a fresh lens, you will recognize the strength of your voice throughout our company and get paid while you do it.

Across our company, we have internship opportunities in Sales, Employee Benefits, Property & Casualty, Account Management, Operations, Analytics, Accounting, and many other departments.  With offices in 38 states, our team is growing fast and opportunities to find your passion are endless. We are committed to bringing the best people and most diverse talent forward and understand the importance of training the next generation to ensure they are ready to enter an ever-changing job market. Whether you intern with us during the summer, spring or fall semesters, you will grow professionally, learn more about the insurance industry, and discover a place you want to start your career.

Apply for internships here


Bloom Intelligence
(A Captiveyes Group Company)

Are you looking for a way to put your new sales skills to the test, while helping your university and a fellow Nole? Would you enjoy working from home and communicating with business decision-makers across the country by phone and e-mail? If you are outgoing, enthusiastic, organized, and persistent, then this opportunity may be just the thing for you!

Bloom Intelligence is a subsidiary of The Captiveyes Group, which was the brainchild of fellow Seminole William Wilson while he was earning his master’s degree. Launched in 2015, Bloom Intelligence is a leading software-as-a-service company with hospitality and retail industry customers worldwide. The company has grown quickly, and acquired competitors in both December 2019 and June 2020.

We are looking for Bloom Intelligence Sales Interns to set appointments for our account executives. Your job would be to reach out to decision-makers for national and reginal restaurant chains and schedule meetings for our AEs to meet with and qualify them, uncover their needs, and present proposals for our product suite. You’ll be paid when the meetings take place, regardless of whether or not they buy. (But when they do buy, there’s a bonus in it for you, too!)

As a Bloom Intelligence intern, you will learn the ins and outs of the advertising business. You’ll be trained in prospecting and telemarketing, and will learn customer service skills that are universally applicable.  You will be supervised by experienced salespeople who are available to answer any question you might have about advertising sales. Along the way, you will learn a lot about building and running a successful business.

You’ll also be included in company-wide meetings with staff from both the Bloom Intelligence and Captiveyes teams, and will have the opportunity to create relationships, build your personal network, and explore and apply for other positions in both technology and advertising sales.

If you think this opportunity may be for you, reach out to us today. Who wouldn’t want to learn under the tutelage of a successful FSU grad, sharpen their sales skills, and earn some money?

For full details or to apply to be a Bloom Intelligence Sales Intern today, visit the Bloom Intelligence Internship page.


Captiveyes Internship

Are you looking for a way to put your new sales skills to the test, while helping your university and a fellow Nole? Would you enjoy working from home and communicating with local businesspeople by phone and e-mail? If you are outgoing, enthusiastic, organized, and persistent, then this opportunity may be just the thing for you! 

Captiveyes was the brainchild of fellow Seminole William Wilson while he was earning his master’s degree. Started in 2006, Captiveyes is now the largest campus-focused advertising network in the Tallahassee area, and holds exclusive agreements with dedicated advertising assets on the FSU, FAMU and TCC campuses. The company’s diverse product line includes parking garage billboards, campus directional signage, vending machine wraps, indoor digital billboards, and WiFi hotspot advertising platforms. 

We are looking for Captiveyes Sales Interns to set appointments for our account executives. Your job would be to reach out to local business owners and decision makers, and schedule meetings for our AEs to meet with and qualify them, uncover their needs, and present proposals for tailored advertising opportunities. You’ll be paid when the meetings take place, regardless of whether or not they buy. (But when they do buy, there’s a bonus in it for you, too!

More info, click here.


Citrix

At Citrix, we focus on a single driving principle: making the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access. Anywhere. At any time. And on any device or network.  We offer a 12 week summer internship at our Fort Lauderdale corporate office, to help you will learn the activities involved in the day to day support of the various sales teams as it pertains to sales accounts.  The position works with the Inside, Field, SMB, and Renewal Sales teams.  You will assist team members with resolving issues and be an escalation point of contact for customer requests from the team.  In addition, you will learn account management, including receiving customer phone calls and performing requested renewal quotes.

If you are interested in learning more about the internship, please contact Stacey Kubler Stacey.kubler@citrix.com


Continental AG

Continental has been around for 150 years, we’ve been changing the way the world moves while making it more safe, smart, sustainable, and accessible to all. During this 10-week internship program, our Sales Interns will get a firsthand look at the life of a field sales employee.

The intern will also receive mentoring/training in the following:
• 1-on-1 mentoring with senior executives 
• Ride along with experienced sales reps during customer visits
• Participate and network during our mid-year sales conference
• Opportunity to contribute to high level sales strategy projects

Portions of the program will require travel to various locations across the US with all travel expenses covered by Continental.

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY

• Competitive pay
• Hands on experience with the sales team
• Project experience
• Networking 
• And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

To apply for the Summer 2023 Sales Internship, please click here.


Dell Technologies

NextGen Sales Academy was created to build the next generation of Dell Technologies sales leaders and field sellers. Through an industry-leading training and enablement program, we are focused on developing ambitious early career talent along an accelerated career path. Our sellers focus on data center technology. The program is a 2-3 year commitment, with an option to start at either Round Rock, TX or Hopkinton, MA for the duration of the program. Click here to view our flier.

We are currently hiring for our full-time start dates in 2023 and our summer 2023 internship program. Please reach out to Meredith.Morris@Dell.com with any questions or interest!


DLL Financial Solutions

An international company with Industry expertise and asset knowledge to help manufacturers and distributors extract the most value from the products they sell. Click for more about DLL.

Click on the link for sales opportunities.

Internships


E&J Gallo Winery

Our Summer Internship is designed to provide training and job shadowing within our sales organization and related channels. This program offers talented individuals the opportunity to interact with management, develop innovative solutions to real business challenges, and cultivate next generation leaders. We hope you have a car because days are fast-paced, interactive, and designed to reflect a potential long-term career with our organization.

Our program is comprised of the following rotational assignments:  Sales Representative, District Sales Manager, Customer Development, On-Premise Manager, Business Development Manager, Business Intelligence Manager, Brand Management, and many more!

If you’re a LEADER on campus, and interested in a career in SALES, this could be the internship for you!

Learn more here.


Gartner

Account Manager Summer Internship
Are you looking for…?

  • Competitive pay and bonus
  • Best-in-class training and onboarding
  • Real-world experience
  • Coaching and development
  • Company culture immersion
  • Team collaboration

Then apply for Gartner’s Account Manager Summer Internship! This 10-week virtual sales internship is a comprehensive program in one of Gartner’s high performing sales channels. Interns work alongside a team of full-time sales associates, who manage a group of named accounts, retain, and grow existing client relationships, and forge relationships with prospective clients.

What You Will Do

  • Spend time in a hands-on training environment learning how to execute on the top priorities of Gartner’s sales organization
  • Work with a Gartner sales team and their clients/prospects to understand best practices for engagement, retention and growth
  • Hone your skills by participating in sales and retention activities alongside your aligned sales team
  • Gain real-time sales experience through shadowing sales associates and practicing different components of Gartner’s sales process

Learn more and apply here.


IBM

Do your best work ever.

At IBM, work is more than a job—it’s a calling. To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate.
Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.

The IBM Summit program provides new IBM sellers with the experiences and tools needed to partner with IBM clients to define and sell value-added Cloud Platform and Cognitive solutions. The Summit Program develops new IBM sellers through immersive training that provides a solid foundation of consultative selling skills on which to build a career and contribute to the success of our clients. We offer exceptional internship opportunities for those interested in building their Sales career with us.

To learn more about and apply to our internship roles, visit the Summit website: www.ibm.com/employment/summit.


KNOWBE4

As a Sales Intern at KnowBe4, you’ll see the business through the lens of the provider of the world's largest integrated new-school security awareness training and simulated phishing platform. You can expect to grow your knowledge of KnowBe4’s products, systems, business operations, and sales strategies as well.

The sales internship program will give aspiring sales professionals exposure to real strategies and techniques applied in a working sales organization. You will be exposed to real sales cycles, sit in on a sales manager meeting, and get hands-on experience effectively prospecting.

To read more and apply visit: www.knowbe4.com/careers/internships


memoryBlue

Our 10 week internship program offers the same as our full-time role: the opportunity to sell directly with some of today’s most promising tech companies. In addition to attending daily huddles with other interns and company leaders, you will be assigned a team, a senior mentor and a dedicated Delivery Manager to ensure you’re given hands-on coaching and support as you face the challenges of entry-level sales. You will meet daily for interactive sales training sessions and even be given the opportunity to lead a company-wide training. With the help of our award-winning company culture, our interns will hone-in on their individual sales craft while establishing lifelong connections.

Hustler’s, we’re looking for you! If you are interested in learning more about what this unique internship can provide you, please send resumes to Madisson DeLisle: mdelisle@memoryblue.com


National Corporate Housing

Sales Development Representative Intern

National Corporate Housing is looking for a qualified Sales Development Representative Intern to join our sales team. Our sales team is responsible for acquiring new customers and generating revenue in Corporate Housing, Travel Services, Rental Assistance, Sourcing Technology, and Talent Solutions. Our Sales Development Representative Intern will support the sales team by generating and qualifying leads and setting sales appointments for our Account Executives.

National Corporate Housing is a multi-brand, global leader in providing temporary housing program management and other relevant services to global business travel and corporate relocations. National is one of the largest providers of temporary housing around the globe. Guided by our vision to be the most admired and respected global company to our coworkers, customers, and suppliers, National is sought out by and maintains strong strategic alliances across multiple business industries including engineering, construction, technology, consulting, insurance, government agencies and government contractors, professional sports and entertainment.

What you'll do:

  • Work with sales management to develop target lists, call strategies, and messaging 
  • Identify and research prospects/leads within new accounts
  • Respond to inbound requests and execute a high volume of outbound calls and emails per day
  • Manage and maintain a pipeline of target prospects as you gather information and vet interest
  • Follow up and move leads forward in the sales process by setting sales appointments for Account Executives
  • Engage with Account Executives to ensure timely handoff of leads for ongoing opportunity management 
  • Leverage the CRM platform (Salesforce) and be diligent about creating/managing all data and activities 
  • Participate in marketing and sales campaigns 
  • Assist with the property referral program within the market

Who you are:

  • Customer oriented with a high level of professionalism
  • Responsive, friendly and thoughtful in your communications, effective in communicating ideas and information, both written and verbal
  • Coachable— You reflect, listen to others' feedback, give yourself feedback, and make changes
  • Excel in a collaborative environment— You enjoy helping others be successful while achieving your own goals 
  • You are comfortable on the phone

An internship at National Corporate Housing will accelerate your professional development in sales and give you rewarding, practical work experience. If you want to launch your sales career in a collaborative, fast-paced community, then we want to hear from you! We need someone to dedicate 40 hours per week from late May/early June to mid-late August 2023. 

Open to several markets across the US, apply here: https://jobapply.page.link/NbL4


North American Plastics

North American Plastics offers a paid internship program in offices across the United States and Canada. We strive to help hard working and driven students develop sales and leadership skills by familiarizing them with both our inside and outside sales programs. This includes speaking with prospective and existing clientele, customer visits, sales cycle education, product training and much more.

Additionally, we offer an intern training every summer. This comprises one week of sales and product training at the corporate office in Dallas.

To get an inside peak at what a summer with NAP looks like, click here.

To apply click here or contact Kelly Richards: krichards@northamericanplastics.com


Oracle

At Oracle, we offer a variety of internships across our organization. During your time with us, you will be involved in projects and expected to deliver results as part of the team. You will have an experienced manager or mentor to guide and advise you. Internships are compensated and your performance is evaluated at the end of the program. To apply for internship opportunities with Oracle, visit Oracle.com/campus.


Paycom

The Paycom Jr. Executive Internship is an excellent opportunity to gain real-world exposure to the many facets that contribute to success within a fast paced sales office. Students will gain hands-on, real-life business training and experience to broaden their understanding of sales techniques, research strategies and the behind the scenes duties necessary to take an enterprise wide product solution to market. Candidates must be able to access the office locations easily and have reliable transportation. Sales office addresses can be found online at http://paycom.com/contact-us/.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Learn multiple aspects of the sales cycle
  • Shadow successful sales professionals
  • Participate in prospecting sessions
  • Research prospects and present findings
  • Assist in analysis and presentation preparation
  • Prepare drops
  • Pre call planning
  • Special projects as necessary
  • Some administrative functions

Full Description: Paycom Jr Executive Internship

Watch a Short Video About the Paycom Junior Executive Program


Qualtrics

Qualtrics is the technology platform that organizations use to collect, manage, and act on experience data, also called X-data™. The Qualtrics XM Platform™ is a system of action, used by teams, departments, and entire organizations to manage the four core experiences of business—customer, product, employee, and brand—on one platform. Over 9,000 enterprises worldwide, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100 and 99 of the top 100 U.S. business schools, rely on Qualtrics to consistently build products that people love, create more loyal customers, develop a phenomenal employee culture, and build iconic brands. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and growth, recognizes your unique contribution, fills you with purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment - apply now! To learn more, and for a free account, please visit the Qualtrics website.

The Professional Sales Internship
The Professional Sales Internship is a 12-week summer internship for students during the summer prior to their senior year or semester of college. You'll have the opportunity to learn from our senior sales representatives through shadowing and mentorships. By the end of the internship, you'll have insight into the entire sales cycle, from the first discovery call to pricing and legal contracts. You'll talk the tech lingo, have the tenacity to set meetings, and the ability to help close deals on the spot!


Signature Consultants

At Signature Consultants, it’s not just about the bottom line; it’s about the people. We focus on the relationships we have with our clients, consultants and candidates. Signature has been voted one of the Best Staffing Firms to Work For the last 9 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts. To further enhance our competitive edge we are searching for SALES-DRIVEN, GOAL-ORIENTED AND MONEY-MOTIVATED individuals interested in exploring the recruiting and sales industry.  Our Internship Program is a fast track to a rewarding career into staffing.  In this role you will be working closely with recruiters and account managers to best understand the business and industry. For more information, contact Amanda Gainer at againer@sigconsult.com


STRYKER

Intern, Ortho Sales & Operations

If you’re passionate about being front and center with the latest medical technology, we want you on our team. Join Stryker and help us make healthcare better.

What We Offer 

  • A culture driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results
  • Coworkers committed to collaboration and winning the right way
  • Quality products that improve the lives of our customers and patients
  • Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your future career

Click here for job description.

Apply on our careers site: careers.stryker.com

 


Techtronic Industries (TTI)

Techtronic Industries (TTI) is a world-class leader in quality consumer and professional products marketed to the home improvement and construction industries. Our brands and products are recognized worldwide for their deep heritage, superior quality, outstanding performance, and compelling innovation. Our unrelenting strategic focus on Powerful Brands, Innovative Products, Operational Excellence and Exceptional People drives our culture. This focus and drive provide TTI with a powerful platform for sustainable leadership and strong growth.

The Leadership Development Internship Program seeks to provide you with relevant sales and field marketing experience while you learn about our customers and market from a grassroots perspective. Throughout the internship, you will receive training with a Leadership Mentor and eLearning to develop your product knowledge, sales and presentation skills. You will execute exciting weekly projects throughout the internship. During your final week, you will have the opportunity to present a final project to a team of upper level management.

Check out our internship page to learn more: www.ttirecruiting.com/#internship.

Interested in applying? Send your resume to Jessica.Godek@ttigroupna.com to learn more about our nationwide internship positions.


Tom JameS COMPANY

Tom James Company has more than 50 years of direct selling expertise in the custom clothing industry. We have grown from a single store to stores throughout 4 continents and more than $500 million in sales.

Our sales force consists of highly motivated, service and sales minded professionals that strive for growth and leadership. By finding and developing long-term, loyal customers, our people build lifestyles to support their personal and professional goals. Our customers are highly successful, busy professionals who demand convenience, quality and excellent service in which we deliver to them.

We are vertically integrated which allows our Sales Professionals opportunities to grow their net worth and expand their careers. To apply, please go to: careers.tomjames.com.

Click here for sales internship requirements.

Internship Programs Available


UNUM

The Sales and Client Management Internship is a 10-week paid program that will expose students to the insurance industry in a thoughtful and methodical way. Scheduled to begin in early June, the internship is targeted towards driven college seniors ready to explore a career in sales and client management.

During the 10-week program, interns will be immersed in our company’s culture. They will be appointed a manager and mentor who will assign meaningful, challenging project work that culminates in an end-of-summer presentation to key business leaders. The internship is designed around the full lifecycle of a Unum customer, from initial quoting/proposals, implementation/onboarding, and ongoing service.

Interns will have a productive and educational experience with full support from a variety of UNUM partners, including a sponsoring Manager, formal Mentor, Learning Consultant, and full Office support. Dependent on performance in program, they may have the opportunity to interview for full-time sales roles at the conclusion of the program.

Click here to review Internship Highlights and Locations

Any students interested, should submit their resume to SDunn@UNUM.COM and identify the office interested in.

 

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