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.

Aerotek

At Aerotek® Inc., you can expect a rewarding internship with opportunity to learn while gaining hands-on experience. Throughout your internship, you will be challenged by being asked to tackle difficult but exciting tasks while being surrounded by a supportive team in a positive, dynamic work environment. An internship with Aerotek provides a valuable learning experience from a rapidly growing and changing recruiting and staffing company. You will be part of a team that provides world-class customer service and operations support.

Our Internship Program strategically partners with colleges, universities and students to equip them with the tools they need to launch a successful career with Aerotek. The 12-week paid internship program includes structured professional development trainings that could lead to a full-time opportunity upon graduation.

We are currently seeking interns for our offices throughout the State of Florida.  If you are interested – please contact, Stephanie Kenney (Sr. Corporate Recruiter) at skenney@aerotek.com

American Traveler
Summer, Spring, and Fall

American Traveler is seeking undergraduate interns to join our recruitment and sales team. In this rewarding and challenging internship, you will have the opportunity to assist our sales and recruiting departments with placing healthcare professionals in short and long-term positions at hospitals nationwide.

The Sales Recruitment Internship is available during summer, fall, and spring semesters. You will be working at the American Traveler corporate headquarters located in Boca Raton, Florida.

This is an opportunity to gain real-world, hands-on experience where you will see your work make a difference in people’s lives. Goal-driven and sales-minded students who are looking to jumpstart their professional careers prior to graduation are encouraged to apply today!

For more information, click the link below:
Sales Recruitment Internship

Anheuser-Busch
2017 Tallahasssee, FL

Student Ambassadors for our client, Anheuser-Busch, for Spring 2016. This is a great opportunity for your students to gain real world sales and marketing experience. Anheuser-Busch views this as a feeder program for careers with the company and previous and Ambassadors have been hired full-time after graduation. Click here for full details and how to apply.

Bankers Life

Become a sales agent in retirement and insurance solutions. Get to know more about Bankers Life here, and see the following  internship description:
Insurance Sales Agent Internship

Also read about one student’s experience with the Banker’s Life Internship here.

CH Robinson
Tallahassee, FL Spring 2017

CH Robinson is looking for an enthusiastic intern for their World Class Internship Program.  This internship is closely aligned with their Transportation Sales position and will give valuable learning experience in the logistics and transportation industry.  Interns will be exposed to areas such as Sales and Purchasing, Financial Management and Accounts Receivables, and Logistics Information Systems.   Click here for more details.

Henry Schein, Inc.
Summer 2017 Internship

Henry Schein, Inc., a FORTUNE 300 company and the largest distributor of healthcare products and services to office-based practitioners in the combined North American and European markets, employs more than 15,000 Team Members and has operations or affiliates in 23 countries worldwide. Henry Schein, Inc. is a global company that has been in business for over 80 years.

An internship with Henry Schein provides real B2B sales without a quota. It also prepares students for a very successful sales career. They currently have sales internships available for 10 weeks in the summer throughout the country. Housing costs may be provided for the right candidates. The goal of an internship with Henry Schein is a job with Henry Schein upon graduation!

Intern Job Description

Humane Society
Tallahassee, FL

The Leon County Humane Society is seeking a Community Outreach Intern to assist with our events, volunteer program, customer service and administration. You will learn the ins and outs of our not-forprofit organization and how to educate the community on animal welfare issues. Interns are expected to have previous experience with customer service and event management/planning. This is an unpaid internship opportunity. Click here for details.

Laird Plastics

Laird Plastics is one of the largest plastics distributors in North America; however, it’s not our size that sets up apart. Our core values of honesty and integrity, hard work and continuous self-improvement, shared results and best practices and empowerment differentiate us. If you are someone who thrives on excitement, the science of sales and empowerment, someone who “wants the ball with one-minute left of the clock,” we may be a good fit for you.

Whether an internship of full-time employment, we will challenge you to be the best that you can be, providing you resources to develop your sales and leadership skills. We don’t have commissioned salespeople, because a commissioned environment can sometimes be a detriment to a team-oriented environment. Instead, we promote teamwork with a profit sharing model on which all team members participate.

Plastics have had a huge impact in changing our society for the better with materials that are lighter, stronger, more versatile, safer and cheaper than glass, wood and metals. Please view the video to learn more about the industry and who we are.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-zR_MGg310

If you think you might be a good fit, please send your resume to Mark Steele, Director of Corporate Development, at msteele@lairdplastics.com.

Marsh & McLennan Agency

In order to create and sustain a competitive advantage, we feel strongly that attracting and retaining the best talent in the market is our top priority. Our Summer Internship Program focuses on providing hands-on experience in the risk management field in the hopes that today’s Interns will become tomorrow’s top Associates and Leaders.   Our goal is to provide you with a well-rounded introduction to our industry and operations by assigning responsibilities and special projects in a variety of areas.  Experience a variety of work assignments that will allow you to explore diverse career paths. Develop your professional skills through on-the-job learning, technical training and leadership exposure.  Grow your skillset and knowledge to support future school and career plans.

The internship will run for 8 weeks during the summer, commencing in June and running through August. Interns will work full-time and will be provided the details of the internship start date, end date, orientation schedule and rotation schedule at time of offer to join the program. During the 8-week program, each intern will be exposed to different business units including Commercial Lines, Employee Benefits, Enterprise Risk Management, Private Client Group, and Agency Support. Each business unit will have an established – work plan for the program specific to the unit’s operations.

Summer Internship Program 2017

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

State Farm
Summer 2017 Tallahassee, FL

State Farm is seeking dynamic insurance sales professionals who are interested in helping a business grow through value based conversations and remarkable customer experience. If you are a self-starter who thrives in a fast paced environment, then this is an opportunity for a rewarding career with growth potential. Interns will have a chance to learn how to market products and manage a business first hand while participating in focused programs to enhance skills and experiences. This is a paid internship that could be the start of an exciting, challenging and fun career! Click here for details.

TEKsystems

10-week paid internship with a leading provider of strategic IT staffing and Global Services for 82% of the Fortune 500. Ranked #1 in the industry by IT Services Business Report for 11 consecutive years, we are the nation’s largest IT staffing firm. Click here for full details.

The Hersey Company
Job Title: Intern, Field Sales – January 2017 – May 2017  Must reside in Tallahassee, FL

Summary:
We are seeking top talent that has a passion for winning and making a difference.  The Intern, Field Sales position at The Hershey Company provides the opportunity to work with our customers and build upon your business acumen skills.  Click here for more details and application process.

United Rentals – Paid Internship
Location: Various Florida Cities

United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company in the world, is offering an excellent opportunity for a branch Intern who is ready to grow their career with the leading company in the industry. To continue our tremendous success and unparalleled growth, we are searching for qualified and ambitious individuals to learn the various types of equipment and their applications, while providing superior customer service. This position will also learn the sales process by spending time in both inside and outside sales with a continuous focus on customer service excellence. The intern will leave this position with invaluable skills and industry knowledge of United Rentals, with the goal of becoming a Sales Associate upon receipt of degree. Click here for more details.

Vivint

Vivint is the largest supplier of smart home automation in the country. Voted the #22 most innovative company in the world for 2017 by Fast Company Magazine, Vivint is best positioned to exploit the explosive growth in the smart home sector in the coming years. Forbes currently values the smart home industry close to 80 billion dollars is expected to grow to as much as 135 billion dollars by 2020.

Vivint sells its products direct to the consumer. Its Sales Force, The SmartHome Pros, is the undisputed leader in global technology sales. This internship is with “The Force”, one of Vivint’s Top Ranked teams out of Tallahassee started by FSU Alumni Justin Abdella and Alexander Richards. You will be trained by some of the best managers Vivint has to offer. Develop invaluable soft skills like listening, team work, communication, problem solving, consulting, work ethic, and make more money than you can at any other available summer internship. The average rep makes 20,000 from the time school gets out in spring till school starts in fall. Are you up for the challenge? Learn more at www.recruitingtheforce.com.