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Sales Intern (Summer 2021) - Chicago, IL

Date: Nov 24, 2020

Location: Shelton, CT, US, 06484-4300

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview:
 
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
 
Division Overview:
 
Hubbell Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.
Brand Overview:

 

The Hubbell Summer Sales Internship Program is a 10 to 12-week in field program providing students the opportunity to learn about our corporate leaders, gain sales experience, build relationships, engage in many aspects of our business, and prepare students with the kind of experience needed to have a rewarding sales career at Hubbell. This internship has the opportunity to parlay into a full-time employment opportunity in our Sales and Marketing Leadership Program, based on performance.

 

Sales interns will be required to work in the field organization with a heavy travel schedule. Opportunities for sales interns can vary from working/shadowing Territory Managers, District Managers, and Regional Vice Presidents, attending joint sales calls and meetings, learning about our product offerings, traveling to jobs sites and more.

 

Sales Interns will typically support one or more experienced Territory Managers in performance of assignments, spend time shadowing, and have unique assignments that support larger projects as well as the day-to-day operations of the sales department. Interns may perform and/or participate in additional activities/events which will help them build a strong network within the Hubbell community.

Posting Address:

 

Chicago, IL

Position Overview:

 

Benefits of a Hubbell Internship:

  • Apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to on-the-job experiences.
  • Comprehensive, value-added project(s).
  • Work in teams and with colleagues in a professional environment.
  • Develop technical skills specific to your major.
  • Provides opportunities for professional development by building relationships and learning about other parts of the business.
  • End of summer presentation to the local management team and corporate leadership.
Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Roles and Responsibilities will vary by Hubbell business location, but may include the following:
    • Gained knowledge of the industry as it pertains to the Hubbell business location.
    • Experience in planning and organizational skills.
    • Review current sales program activities to make recommendations for changes/improvement opportunities.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Detailed roles and responsibilities will be outlined dependent on business Group, location and the project outlined.
  • Expectations: The intern will be expected to work full-time at 40 hours/week and will be compensated on an hourly basis.
Skills and Experience:
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  • Student must be enrolled in an accredited university working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business (e.g. Marketing, Business, Business Administration, Sales, International Business, or technical-related degree).
  • Minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.