10 Companies Hiring Sales And Business Interns

Most of the openings are paid

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With summer just around the corner, employers are beginning to sound the call for college students and recent graduates to temporarily – or permanently, for the sizable percentage that makes a good impression – join their ranks as summer interns.

Entry-level jobseekers need experience in today's job market because employers are much more risk-averse than before with regard to new hires. Taking on internships is the simplest and quickest way to get this requisite experience. Interns also gain a valuable window into the worlds of their prospective careers, saving them a potential career setback if they choose to switch industries down the road.

Below are the top companies offering sales and business internships. They're already taking applications, so apply today!

1. Daiichi Sankyo

What
JAPAN-INDIA-US-PHARMACEUTICAL-RANBAXY
Getty ImagesDaiichi Sankyo president Joji Nakayama.
it does: Daiichi Sankyo Company Limited is a global pharmaceutical company based in Tokyo, Japan. Its subsidiary, Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., began operating in the United States in 2006 and is headquartered in New Jersey. It manages U.S. commercial operations and global clinical development.

Seeking interns for: Business analysis and others

Compensation: Paid or unspecified

Where: New Jersey

Apply today


2. Trinity Industries Inc.

What
Trinity Industries, Inc./FacebookTrinity employees pose with Dallas Mavericks mascot Champ at a holiday party.
it does: Trinity Industries is a conglomerate of businesses that provide services to the industrial, energy, transportation and construction sectors. The industrial company is segmented into five principal business groups: the Rail Group, the Railcar Leasing and Management Services Group, the Inland Barge Group, the Construction Products Group and the Energy Equipment Group. Its headquarters are in Dallas, Texas.

Seeking interns for: Accounting, finance, management, maintenance planning and others

Compensation: Paid

Where: Texas, Illinois, California and Louisiana

Apply today


3. The Invictus Group

What
The Invictus Group/FacebookInvictus employees dress up for the company's "funny photo" day.
it does: The Invictus Group is a marketing company that represents some of the largest Fortune 500 companies. It works in the areas of merchant services, office supplies, online advertising, telecommunications and fiber optics.

Seeking interns for: Business administration, marketing, advertising, human resources and others

Compensation: Paid

Where: Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Apply today


4. Roche Molecular Diagnostics

What
Dr. Michael Giantini, scientist at Roche Institute of molecular biology, examining a tissue culture.
Getty ImagesA scientist at the Roche Institute of Molecular Biology examines a tissue culture.
it does: Roche Molecular Diagnostics is a division of Switzerland-based Hoffmann-La Roche. It manufactures equipment and reagents for research and medical diagnostic applications. Its five primary business groups are: Roche Applied Science, Roche Professional Diagnostics, Roche Diabetes Care, Roche Molecular Diagnostics and Roche Tissue Diagnostics.

Seeking interns for: Medical outcomes, reimbursement and economics and international business team support

Compensation: Unspecified

Where: California

Apply today


5. UPS

What
Earns UPS
APA UPS delivery driver.
it does: The United Parcel Service is an international shipping company based in Sandy Springs, Ga. UPS delivers over 16.9 million packages and documents and services 9.4 million customers daily, servicing more that 220 countries and territories worldwide.

Seeking interns for: Marketing, database development, sales, product management and other

Compensation: Unspecified

Where: Nationwide

Apply today


6. Flextronics

What
Tour Of Google And Motorola's New Flextronics' Factory
Getty ImagesAn employee assembles Motorola Solutions Inc. Moto X smartphones at a Flextronics factory.
it does: Flextronics offers supply chain services, including manufacturing, distribution and aftermarket services, to original equipment manufacturers. The Fortune 500 company has manufacturing operations in over 30 countries and is the second largest company of its kind globally. It is based in Singapore and operates out of Silicon Valley.

Seeking interns for: Supply chain, project and program management, sales, business analysis and others

Compensation: Paid

Where: California, Michigan, Texas and Massachusetts

Apply today


7. Samsung

What
Samsung Electronics Co. employees check LCD monitors on the
APSamsung employees check LCD monitors.
it does: South Korea-based Samsung is a global conglomerate company that makes a variety of products including apparel, chemicals, electronics and semiconductors. Its subsidiary Samsung Electronics is the largest information technology company in the world.

Seeking interns for: Marketing, data analysis, financial operations, business analysis and others

Compensation: Unspecified

Where: New Jersey

Apply today

8. Verengo Solar

What
Verengo Solar/FacebookVerengo-installed solar panels on a home in New York.
it does: Verengo Solar is a residential solar energy company based in Torrance, Calif. The private company distributes and installs solar panels, inverters and power systems, and services Southern California residents. Inc. Magazine included Verengo in its list of the Top 100 Job Creators in 2013.

Seeking interns for: Sales

Compensation: Paid

Where: California, New York, Connecticut,

Apply today

9. Hitachi Data Systems

What
India Tata Hitachi
APA Hitachi employee assembles an earth moving vehicle.
it does: Hitachi Data Systems is a computer and information technology company and a subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based company offers storage systems, software and services in over 100 countries worldwide.

Seeking interns for: Sales, operations, finance, data analysis and others

Compensation: Unspecified

Where: California and Washington

Apply today

10. Mathworks

What
Mathworks/FacebookThe Mathworks cafeteria.
it does: Mathworks is a mathematical computing software company based in Natick, Mass. Its best known products are MATLAB and Simulink. These and other Mathworks-developed tools are used by the government, at universities and various industries. Mathworks appeared on Business Insider's list of best tech companies to work for.

Seeking interns for: Sales, marketing and others

Compensation: Paid

Where: Michigan, Massachusetts and Alabama

Apply today

Seeking an internship in a different field? Start your search today and stay tuned for more internship roundups from AOL Jobs coming next week.

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Jimmy Washington

I would say opportunities follow your skills. Making yourself skillful leads to making yourself opportunity-ful.
Technology generates business opportunities, reduces delays and errors, optimizes and enhances profitability.
See the future and join some of the great, growing and innovative companies in this field.
Jimmy - http://ascentinnov.com.

April 21 2014 at 6:20 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Jimmy Washington

I would opportunities follow your skills. Making yourself skillful leads to making yourself opportunityful.
Technology generates business opportunities, reduces delays and errors, optimizes and enhances profitability.
See the future and join some of the great, growing and innovative companies in this field.
Jimmy - http://ascentinnov.com.

April 21 2014 at 6:18 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
neill finkel

why get a job, when you can get a check from obama!

April 20 2014 at 7:30 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
mlj025

Will not make a dent in the unemployment rate caused by Obama's policies

April 20 2014 at 5:39 AM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
iyash

FYI

April 20 2014 at 4:44 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
sweetkeyla

read this

April 19 2014 at 10:03 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Greg

You're more magic than Obama! R2Rnot@aol.com

April 19 2014 at 7:42 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
ectullis

Just one more affirmative action program

April 19 2014 at 7:30 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
God Bless You

I disagreed with these types of internship...it leads to job discrimination for the minority, eventually.

April 19 2014 at 6:54 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
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ectullis

if not sooner

April 19 2014 at 7:31 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
RouteUS66Busload

These are "Bill Clinton" type of companies? Getting stains on the boss' suits?

April 19 2014 at 5:30 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply

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