2021 L’Oréal USA Summer Internship Program – Sales

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2021 L’Oréal USA Summer Internship Program – Sales

National
Internship
Unpaid
  • Responsibilities

    At L'Oréal, whether you are an intern, manager, or senior leader, the most valuable asset we have is you. Your unique sense of curiosity, creative mindset, and desire to innovate is what we expect you to bring with you every day.

    The L’Oréal USA Summer Internship Program is a paid, 11 week experience where you will be fully integrated into the day-to-day activities of a team while also leading your own, individual strategic project to discover what it is truly like to develop a career at the #1 Beauty Tech company in the world. We are committed to giving our interns the space to explore, to have full time employee responsibilities, present their own insights to senior management, and to become future leaders. At the end of the summer you will present your project to senior leadership for the opportunity to be considered for a full-time return offer into a Management Trainee program or a full-time role.

    Applications for the L’Oréal USA Summer Internship Program will close on Friday, December 4, 2020. All applicants will receive an updated status of their application by Friday, January 8, 2021. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so it is highly encourage to apply soon. We encourage students of diverse backgrounds to apply, including, but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender expression, LGBTQ+, military status, and people with disabilities.

    What You’ll Do:

    Generate insights and viable recommendations through data analysis across multiple sources Marry business growth and innovation by creating compelling consumer stories Work across multiple functions like marketing and operations to influence and develop a cohesive brand strategy Embrace the opportunity to work with our largest retail partners like Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, and Target Own an individual project with strategic business impact that you will present to senior leadership within the Consumer Products Division sales teams

  • Qualifications

    Who You Are:

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Currently enrolled in a 4-year college or university pursuing a bachelor’s degree with an expected graduation between December 2021 – July 2022
    • Able to start working fulltime starting July 2022 upon graduation with your bachelor’s degree
    • Legally authorized to work in the US on a fulltime, permanent, and ongoing basis without requiring sponsorship now or in the future
    • Willing to relocate to any USA-based office that has a summer internship opportunity, including:
      • New York, NY
      • Bentonville, AR
      • Deerfield, IL
      • Minneapolis, MN
      • Woonsocket, RI

    Stand Out Qualifications:

    • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in any major with a total GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • Available to work the entirety of the 11 week summer internship program in 2021, starting on June 2 and ending on August 13
    • Showcased ability to work in a professional, dynamic environment through previous internship or relevant work experience. This include part-time work, work study, side-gigs, freelancing, volunteering, summer work, or internships
    • Demonstrated leadership ability and interest in Sales through your academics, extra-curricular activities, or professional/volunteer work
    • Established self-awareness, in terms of understanding your own culture, identity, biases, prejudices, power, privilege and stereotypes

    Key Skills for Success in Sales:

    • Ability to be flexible and adapt to a fast-paced environment, following the changing needs of the market and retailers
    • Strong communication, influencing, and analytics skills in order to have the ability to tell a strategic decision story with data
    • An understanding of the e-commerce landscape and/or previous experience in the retail landscape
    • You are resilient and able to bounce back with positivity and persistence
    • You are idea initiator with an entrepreneurial spirit that enjoys taking risks
  • Benefits

    The Program:

    This is a paid internship opportunity. Housing assistance is provided on an individual basis based on eligibility per our L'Oréal Relocation Policy.

    You will be working within our Consumer Products Division. The Consumer Products Division makes the best of cosmetic innovation available to the greatest number of people on every continent. Its brands are distributed in mass, drug, specialty & food retailing channels. These brands offer a wide range of coloring products, hair care, makeup, and skincare. Within the division, you will be placed onto a team within one of the following sales areas:

    • Account / Field Sales
    • Brand Business Development
    • e-Commerce
    • Category Development
    • Future of Retail
    • New Business Development
    • Revenue Growth Management
    • Customer Marketing
    • Business Forecasting/Planning

    All interns will be paired with a mentor to help guide you through your internship

    Professional development & social programming is an integral part of your internship experience to understand our culture. From networking events to trainings, your calendar will always be full!

    There are many perks to being a summer intern, but two standout ones are access to our company store that has steep discounts on L’Oreal products and our Summer Friday program – every Friday during your internship is a half-day!

    Our summer internship is the primary path for consideration into L’Oréal’s full-time Sales Management Trainee Program upon graduation and is based on overall performance

  • Industry
    Consumer Goods
  • Fun Fact
    L’Oréal owns a number of men's product lines, including Baxter of California which is a fast growing brand in men's grooming.
  • About Us

    At L’Oréal, we are convinced that there is no single and unique model of beauty, but an infinite diversity of forms of beauty, linked to periods, cultures, history and personalities. Since the company’s creation by a researcher, the group has been pushing the frontiers of knowledge as its unique research arm enables the company to continually explore new territories and invent the products of the future and lead the beauty tech evolution. L’Oréal offers a diverse portfolio of products with more than 30 international brands sold through multiple distribution channels, both traditional and digital. In its business model, L’Oréal strives to enhance well-being, preserve the planet through dedication to sustainability, and support local communities.