• Professional Sales Internship

    Location US
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/24/2018 4:50 PM)
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  • Overview

    At The Standard we believe in real world experience—and that starts with our Sales Internship program. This is your opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a highly competitive and professional sales industry: Group Employee Benefits. This is a 10-week paid internship opportunity best suited for students who thrive in a dynamic environment, who are energized by competition, and have vetted sales as their next step post-graduation.


    We are looking for our next Employee Benefits Sales Interns for Summer 2019. Locations include: CA, WA, IL, TX, NC, MD, CT, MI, ATL.


    What you will gain with an internship at The Standard:

    1. A strong business acumen: build your business acumen through our extensive product training. You will learn about the various offerings we provide our customers, ranging from Disability, Life, Dental, and Vision Insurance products and services
    2. A consultative sales approach: through shadowing senior sales reps and participating in role plays based on real life situations you will face in the field. You’ll get real time feedback and build strong consultative sales skills
    3. Build your analytical brain: though learning how to dissect sales proposals, and solve complex service issues arming you to provide input that will drive value for the organization at large
    4. A competitive spirit: interns participate in weekly quizzes, where results are public and celebrated
    5. Build relationships: through participating in client events and meetings with senior sales reps
    6. Exposure at every level: through attending weekly presentations by leaders throughout the organization in Underwriting, Actuary and Technology


    In order to be considered for this role, in addition to applying, please complete the following survey:



    Qualified Applicants MUST:

    • Be pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, preferably Business/Marketing/Finance, but all majors considered.
    • Have a passion for sales.
    • Commensurate PC skills (Microsoft office, Sales management tools etc.).
    • Must be insurable under corporate insurance carrier.

    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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