Sales Specialist Summer Internship

Function: HR | 9 weeks | 40 hours a week

Type: Side job

Location: Amsterdam

Deadline: 31-12-2017

Salary: Competitive

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Team description: 

At Cisco our team is dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining top university talent to shape our future and we want you! Opportunity to learn, gain sales experience and grow within Cisco. The purpose of this program is to expose students to Cisco's technology and customers while providing hands-on training and group project experience. Become Cisco's next generation of sales leaders through an accelerated early in career development path. Join us and explore how Cisco changes the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns. 


What You'll Do: 

The Worldwide Sales internship program is specifically designed for university students and offers the opportunity to learn and gain sales and consulting experience within Cisco. Students will be exposed to Cisco's technology and customers while gaining hands-on training and group project experience. Upon completion of the internship, opportunities exist to become Cisco's next generation of sales leaders through an accelerated early in career development path. 


Your responsibilities may include: 

  • Gather data on the IT industry and our top competitors from open sources of intelligence. The intern will be expected to explore non-traditional sources of information utilizing various tools 
  • Analysis of customer and business insights, market intelligence function, and support of transformational projects and strategic initiatives which may encompass elements of go-to-market strategy, competitive strategy, and operational improvement projects 
  • Utilize MS Office to create reports that will impact the business 
  • Shadow and learn from field account teams 


  • Currently in penultimate year studies pursuing a bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, Communications, Data Science, Information Technology, Computer Science, Finance, or a related area 
  • Strong academic background with excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong teamwork, communication, influencing, organization skills, self-motivated, enthusiastic and positive attitude 
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and ability to work in collaborative environment 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, leadership and interpersonal skills, creative thinking and problem solving 
  • Must be willing to relocate to the location of the internship programme for the duration of the ten-week programme 
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal), as well as fluent in local language for country of application and must be able to legally live and work in the country for which you're applying, without visa support or sponsorship. (Student visas or visas obtained on your own are not applicable for the program.) 


We plan for final interviews to take place in Feb/March and the role will start in the beginning of June 2018.