Sales Internship

Location US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/20/2018 12:57 PM)
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If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard ( Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


For over 100 years, Standard Insurance Company has quietly earned a reputation for service, financial strength and product quality. Today The Standard is one of the nation’s most highly regarded providers of group benefits insurance, retirement plans, investment advice, and individual disability insurance and annuities ( With operations in most states, The Standard’s three thousand employees enjoy a vast array of career options. We offer a dynamic work environment fueled by a great team, excellent compensation and benefits, and the opportunity to grow your career with a rapidly growing market leader.


The Standard’s Summer Sales Internship program is designed to help you succeed as a future professional sales Representative. This is a great opportunity to hone in on your existing sales skills and get real world exposure to a potential career in sales!


What to expect:

  • Exposure to our sales process, products, marketing strategies, channel, culture, and value proposition throughout our wide-ranging, intense training program.
  • Use your increasing knowledge, combined with your passion for sales, people and relationships to succeed in sales scenarios and actual sales calls as your training progresses towards conclusion.
  • Gain insight into other operational areas including, IT Finance and business lines through a speaker series and leader brown bag lunches


To succeed in this exciting role the ideal candidate will need:

  • A passion for sales.
  • Enrolled in a Business, Marking, or Professional Sales program and returning to school after the internship
  • Commensurate PC skills (Microsoft office, Sales management tools etc.).


  • We will work closely together to find a Sales office in a mutually agreeable location


Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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