2024 Diversity Leadership Symposium: 2025 Nestl USA Sales Internship

    • Nestle USA
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Posted 36 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Attention to detail
Consumer goods
Microsoft Office
Analytical skill
Computer networking
Augmented reality
Microsoft Excel

Job Details

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestl is the place for you. Nestl USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestl's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Are you a current undegraduate student who is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion? Are you looking for a Sales Internship for the summer of 2025? If you've got an appetite for an exciting career, apply now forNestl's 2024 virtual Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS)! It's a three-day, professional development and hiring event, taking place from August 13-15, 2024, for college students of diverse backgrounds! If selected to participate in the symposium, you will learn aboutNestl's winning culture, network with peers & currentNestl employees, and interview for our 2025Nestl USA Sales Internship!

What to expect from the 2024 Diversity Leadership Symposium:
  • Gain valuable exposure to life and careers atNestl and discover how a diverse and inclusive environmentfuels career growth
  • Network with business leaders and develop relationship with peers from universities across the nation while participating in engaging activities
  • Interview for our 2025Nestl USA Sales Internship, with a chance to return to school with an internship offer in hand!

What to expect for the 2025 Nestl USA Sales Internship:

Join Nestl, a global leader in the Consumer Products and Food industry, for an exciting 10-week paid internship in our Sales Organization. This immersive experience is designed to kickstart your career in sales, providing you with the opportunity to collaborate with cross-functional teams, network with senior management, and make a real impact on our business.

Key Responsibilities:

As a valued member of our customer teams, you will actively participate in key sales activities, receiving direct guidance from Nestl USA leaders. You will tackle relevant business challenges, develop essential selling skills, and contribute to driving positive change in our processes and strategies. Your fresh perspective will be instrumental in delivering results that meet our immediate and future business needs.

Project Focus:

During the internship, you will be assigned a project that requires innovative thinking and a cutting-edge approach. This project will provide you with the opportunity to showcase your skills, creativity, and ability to drive meaningful outcomes. Your findings and recommendations will be presented to senior leaders, giving you a platform to make a lasting impression.

Collaborative Environment:

At Nestl, we believe in the power of teamwork. Throughout your internship, you will collaborate closely with professionals from various business divisions, fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. This will not only enhance your learning experience but also provide you with valuable networking opportunities.

Career Development:

The Nestl Sales Internship is a stepping-stone to our prestigious full-time Nestl Sales Development Program. Exceptional interns may receive a full-time offer to join our organization upon completion of the internship. We encourage you to challenge traditional ways of working, bring innovative ideas to the table, and contribute to improving our processes.

2025 Nestl USA Sales InternshipLocations:
  • Choose from exciting locations such as Arlington, VA, Cincinnati, OH, Minneapolis, MN, Nashville, TN, Rogers, AR, or Tampa, FL. There will be 2 sales interns in each location, with a cohort total of 12 sales interns.
  • We will consider your geographic preferences and business needs when assigning you to an internship location.

Application Criteria:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, Sales Management, or related fields
  • Bachelor's degree conferred by June 2026
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above preferred
  • Leadership experience through, but not limited to, an extracurricular activity, organization, club, sports team, or employment

Other Requirements:
  • Able to participate in Diversity Leadership Symposium August 13-15, 2024
  • Ability to relocate to Arlington, VA, Cincinnati, OH, Minneapolis, MN, Nashville, TN, Rogers, AR, or Tampa, FL or the 10-week duration of the program during summer 2025
  • Interest in joining the Nestl Sales Development Program after graduation and willingness to relocate to Arlington, VA, Cincinnati, OH, Minneapolis, MN, Nashville, TN, Rogers, AR, or Solon, OH in mid-June 2026if 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
  • Ability to accept change and learn quickly in a fast-paced, complex environment
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative

Additional Benefits:
  • Immerse yourself in a dynamic and friendly work environment
  • Expand your professional network by connecting with employees from various divisions
  • Benefit from a formal mentorship program
  • Potential opportunity for full-time employment starting summer 2026 based on performance
  • Relocation support provided, if applicable
  • Work with a renowned industry leader in consumer-packaged goods (Fortune Magazine)

Join us at Nestl and embark on a journey that will ignite your passion for sales, innovation, and professional growth. Apply now to be part of our vibrant team and make a lasting impact on the future of our business.

The Nestl Diversity Leadership Symposium is ideal for students from diverse and minority backgrounds but is open to all candidates, regardless of ethnicity, who can demonstrate that they would make a positive contribution to diversity atNestl.

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl home.

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