Nestle 2019 Nestlé Distributor Management Internship in Cleveland, Ohio

Food people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you are driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé USA is the place for you. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading nutrition, health and wellness company, our goal is to continue to provide more nutritious foods, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact. Joining Nestlé means you can make an impact on an enormous scale.

Let's challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. We need to grow as a company and bring an intensity to our work that puts our competitors on notice. We must work as one team under one Nestlé brand, leading innovation across the organization, and empowering our employees to succeed in the workplace and beyond. We’ll win — and we’ll do it the right way.

If you're a current undergraduate student and ready to take the next step toward pursuing your career, discover how Nestlé USA is transforming beyond confections, embracing our entrepreneurial culture & redefining our ways of winning. Are you ready to make your impact?

What to expect:

At Nestlé, we offer a 10 week paid internship in our field retail sales division. The distributor sales internship is an introduction to the Nestlé Retail Sales Organization and more specifically our field based sales divisions. Participants experience the warehouse and direct store delivery environments and learn what it takes to sell at a store-level, which includes, but is not limited to: meeting with customers and identifying in-store growth opportunities. Interns will be required to tap into their creativity to prepare in-store displays to drive product sales.

Interns will have the opportunity to develop knowledge, awareness and understanding of the Consumer Products and Food industries; identify opportunities for current business challenges; learn and practice selling skills as a member of a team; and have an impact on real processes and business needs. As a member of our retail execution teams, interns participate in key sales execution strategies and receive direct instruction from Nestlé USA leaders.

The internship will culminate with a presentation to senior leaders across Nestlé Retail Sales (NRS).


Atlanta, Georgia

Chicago, Illinois (Glendale Heights, IL)

City of Industry, California

Dallas, Texas

Farmingdale, New York

Solon, Ohio

Relocation assistance is not available for this program and interns are responsible for providing their own method of transportation.

Requirements :


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marketing, Sales Management, Data or Business Analytics

  • Degree conferred by June 2022

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or aboveExperience:

  • Previous sales or retail experience preferred

  • Leadership in an extra-curricular activity or organization

Other Requirements:

  • Availability to work for the full-time, 10 week duration of the internship across summer 2019

  • Willing to generate enthusiasm and excitement for our products

  • Driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle to drive between stores and attend meetings

Knowledge & Skills

  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Must show initiative, responsibility, and leadership potential

  • Able to create comprehensive presentations in PowerPoint

  • Organized with exceptional attention to detail to ensure accuracy

  • Comfortable working in a team setting

  • Exceptional ability to embrace change and learn quickly in a fast-paced, complex environment

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and leadership potentialAdditional Perks:

  • Exposure to a dynamic and friendly work environment

  • Opportunity to network with various divisions and employees across the company

  • Work with an influential industry leader in consumer packaged goods (Fortune Magazine)

Job: Sales/Sales Services

Organization: Nestle USA

Title: 2019 Nestlé Distributor Management Internship

Location: OH-Cleveland-Solon

Requisition ID: 19001031

Other Locations: US-TX-Dallas-Dallas, US-IL-Chicago-Chicago, US-CA-Los Angeles-City of Industry, US-GA-Atlanta-Atlanta, US-NY-Garden City-Farmingdale

The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.