Abbott Retail Sales Internship in Rogers, Arkansas

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. without Abbott sponsorship.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Retail Sales Internship

The purpose of the Retail Sales internship is to provide meaningful professional hands-on experience to students with proven academic performance and leadership potential. Abbott hires students majoring in many areas, predominately business, marketing, sales, finance, or supply chain based on the business need. Ideal candidates will combine technical and business knowledge with analytical strength and creative problem solving abilities.

The Retail Sales organization is accountable for the direct sales of the Division’s nutritional products to retailers, wholesalers, and U.S. military commissaries and exchanges. The Nutritional brands represented include: Similac, Pedialyte, PediaSure, Ensure, Glucerna, EAS and ZonePerfect. The Retail Sales Department generates over 85% of Divisional income with total dollars that exceed $3B annually. Retail Sales supports Divisional business objectives and forges strong strategic business alliances with key retail customers.

The Retail Sales internship will provide broad exposure to the Consumer Package Goods (CPG) disciplines within Abbott Nutrition. The areas of focus could include: Direct Sales, Category Management, Shopper Marketing, Sales Analytics, Supply Chain, and Retail Operations. Each intern will be assigned a meaningful and challenging assignment that will be geared towards a specific Abbott Nutrition business need. The intern will have an opportunity to demonstrate their leadership skills and analytical ability throughout their assignment.

Internship Details:

  • Abbott Nutrition Division of Abbott Laboratories

  • 12 week program (May - Aug)

  • Competitive pay

  • Housing and transportation provided

Intern assignments could be located at the following locations:

  • Columbus, OH

  • Minneapolis, MN

  • Bentonville, AR

  • Scottsdale, AZ

  • Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Seattle, WA

Basic Qualifications:

  • Completed at least three years of college education before beginning internship

  • Must be enrolled in school the semester following your internship

  • Pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s Degree

  • Authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorshi

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong academic performance (GPA = 3.0/4.0)

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Member of school or national organizations related to field of study

  • Exceptionally demonstrated interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

Submitting your resume is for general consideration only

JOB FAMILY:

Administrative Support

DIVISION:

LOCATION:

United States > Columbus : RP03 Floor-2

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

United States > Bellevue : 2018 156th Avenue NE, United States > Minneapolis : McGladrey Plaza, United States > Rogers : 1800 S. 52nd Street,, United States > Scottsdale : 16427 North Scottsdale Road

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

Yes, 10 % of the Time

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

Not Applicable

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Abbott is about the power of health. For more than 125 years, Abbott has been helping people reach their potential — because better health allows people and communities to achieve more. With a diverse, global network serving customers in more than 150 countries, we create new solutions — across the spectrum of health, around the world, for all stages of life. Whether it’s next-generation diagnostics, life-changing devices, science-based nutrition, or novel reformulations, we are advancing some of the most innovative and revolutionary technologies in healthcare, helping people live their best lives through better health.

The people of Abbott come to work each day with relentless energy, enthusiasm and a promise to enhance the health and well-being of millions of people. They push the boundaries to help manage and treat some of life’s greatest health challenges.

We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott , to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

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