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2020 Nestlé USA Sales Internship
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Nestle | Cincinnati, OH
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Job Description

You know us as the food and beverage company behind a lot of your favorites like Stouffer's, Nesquik, Toll House, Lean Cuisine, and Häagen-Dazs, as well as new discoveries like Sweet Earth and Chameleon Cold-Brew coffee. Across our organization, we're building a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is encouraged, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day!

Let's challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. Here at Nestlé USA, you are empowered to become a student of the business and deliver the best to our consumers and your peers. We're inviting forward-thinking and courageous future leaders to embrace an entrepreneurial mindset and start their journey of growth!

If you're a current undergraduate student eager to make an impact on an enormous scale, take strides into greatness and pursue your career with Nestlé USA.

What to expect:

At Nestlé, we offer a 10 week paid internship in the Nestlé Sales Organization. The Sales internship is an introduction to a career in sales and the partnership with our major customer teams. Interns will have the opportunity to develop knowledge, awareness and understanding of the Consumer Products and Food industries; tackle current business challenges; learn and practice selling skills as a member of the team; and have an impact on real processes and business needs.

As a member of our customer and/or category teams, interns participate in key sales activities throughout their field experience with direct instruction from Nestlé USA leaders.

During the internship, participants will focus on special projects that deliver results against our immediate and future business needs. These findings will culminate with a presentation to senior leaders at our Arlington, Virginia headquarters.

The internship feeds directly into our full-time Nestlé Sales Development Program and participants may receive a full-time offer to join the organization following their completion of the internship.


This opportunity is located in Rogers, Arkansas; Cincinnati, Ohio; Nashville, Tennessee; Tampa, Florida; and Minneapolis, Minnesota locations.



* Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, Sales Management, Data or Business Analytics.
* Degree conferred by June 2021.
* Preferred Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.


* Previous sales co-op and/or internship experience preferred.
* Leadership experience through, but not limited to, an extra-curricular activity, organization, club, sports team, or employment.
* Practical experience and/or knowledge of the Consumer Packaged Goods industry.

Other Requirements:

* Ability to relocate to Rogers, Arkansas; Cincinnati, Ohio; Nashville, Tennessee; Tampa, Florida; and Minneapolis, Minnesota for the 10 week duration of the program across summer 2020.
* Willingness to relocate in the future if extended a full-time opportunity.
* Willing to generate enthusiasm and excitement for our products.

Knowledge & Skills

* Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
* Possess excellent analytical skills and ability to utilize basic Excel functions.
* Able to build comprehensive presentations in PowerPoint.
* Organized with outstanding attention to detail to ensure accuracy.
* Comfortable working in a team setting.
* Exceptional ability to accept change and learn quickly in a fast-paced, complex environment.
* Ability to demonstrate initiative and leadership potential.

Additional Perks:

* Potential opportunity for full-time employment starting summer 2021 based on performance in the role.
* Exposure to a dynamic and friendly work environment.
* Opportunity to network with various divisions and employees across the company.
* Work with an influential industry leader in consumer packaged goods (Fortune Magazine).

About Nestle

Nestlé Waters North America is a subsidiary of Paris-based Nestlé Waters S.A., the world's largest bottled water company. Nestlé Waters S.A. serves customers in 140 countries with 70 well-known bottled water brands and is, in turn, a subsidiary of the world's largest food company, Nestlé, S.A. Since 1976, Nestlé Waters North America has become the nation's largest bottled water company. Five of the top ten brands sold in the U.S. are Nestlé Waters North America brands. Our brands include 7 regional brands: Arrowhead®, Poland Spring®, Deer Park®, Zephyrhills®, Ozarka®, Ice Mountain® and Calistoga®. We also import Perrier®, Vittel®, S. Pellegrino® and Acqua Panna® brands from Europe, as well as Aberfoyle® and Montclair® from Canada. Each brand has its own distinctive character, sources and heritage.