Avery Dennison Sales Internship in Mentor, Ohio
Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 30,000 employees in over 50 countries. Reported sales in 2019 were $7.1 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
What we are looking for
We are seeking innovators, collaborators, and problem solvers. Our interns do not shy away from a challenge, and are looking for a chance to create a real impact with our company. Avery Dennison’s Internship Program has a single business focus to cultivate future talent for our rapidly growing organization. With a concentrated blend of experiential on-the-job learning, a dynamic environment, access to business leaders, and an encouraging team of co-workers, peers, and supervisors, the Internship Program will provide you the opportunity to sharpen your skills and collaborate on a number of strategic projects.
We’re seeking a Sales Intern to join our Label and Graphic Materials Group in North America during the summer of 2021.
What you will be doing
The primary role and responsibility of this summer intern will be dependent on business needs, and tailored to individual intern's strengths and interests. However, during the program, you will experience the following opportunities:
Exposure to the Avery Dennison business and our customer base
Work cross-functionally to gain business insights and exposure to various aspects of the business
Learn our go to market sales strategy and customer segmentation
Develop key skills: Build skills in areas such as project management, relationship management, customer engagement, time management and negotiation
Potential project leader for enhancing commercial effectiveness or best practice
What sets us apart
Avery Dennison’s Summer Internship Program is unlike any other with its emphasis on networking, community and support. From Day 1, networking is encouraged, promoted and expected within the program. As you are on-boarded with other summer interns and Early Careers Program associates from various tracks, you quickly develop a community of individuals all committed to make sure you have what it takes to succeed.
A core component of the curriculum is the peer mentoring program. Paired with an Early Careers Associate or program graduate within the organization, the program focuses on the transition from college to corporate, leveraging strengths and defining your early career path.
In addition, as an organization that values diversity and inclusion, we welcome our Summer Interns to take an active role in our Employee Resource Groups(ERG’s). ERG’s are a group of employees that help advance and promote diversity, cultural awareness and an inclusive work environment. Some of our ERG’s are Black Employee Resource Group (BERG), Elevate(Woman’s), NEO Chinese Association, Unite(LGBT+), Veteran Employee Resource Group (VERG).
What you will need to bring to the program
Avery Dennison has a long history of being an industry leader. Your history is important to us. It should include the following:
Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree
Sales Certificate or Sales Program preferred
Previous internship/co op experience or relevant work experience (a plus)
Google suite knowledge
Natural curiosity and interest in continuous learning
Experience via student organizations, such as Alpha Kappa Psi, Association of Latino Professionals of America, Multicultural Business Association, etc.
Volunteerism or similar activities
Equal Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled