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Sales and Sales-Related Marketing

Full descriptions of the following Internship Opportunities may be available in the Internship Files located at the St. Ben’s and St. John’s Career Resource Centers.


ONGOING INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES are listed in alphabetical order. These organizations offer internships year round or every summer. Check the listing for details.

ARCHIVED OPPORTUNITIES are listed in alphabetical order. Don’t overlook these organizations who’ve offered internships in the past. If you find an organization that interests you, check their website or contact them directly for information about current opportunities.



A.E. Schwartz & Associates – Boston, MA                            ON-GOING
A.E. Schwartz & Associates is a small, Boston-based comprehensive management, training, and organizational development/consulting company.  Established in 1982, the company has 3 full-time and 12 part-time contributors.  Each intern is given hands-on responsibilities and many times professional relationships with former students/interns evolve long after the formal internship’s conclusion.  The company is currently offering three separate opportunities dealing with sales and marketing, business technology, graphic design and publishing.  There are 3 to 5 positions available for each of the attached internship categories.  These opportunities include 24+ hours per week and are unpaid.  Send resume and cover letter to the email address below.  Interns are responsible for their own housing and expenses. 

American City Business Journals Summer Minority Internship Program – St. Paul, MN ONGOING

The purpose of this internship program is to expose ethnic minority students to the business of publishing.  The intern will work directly with the marketing director to learn about the circulation, sales, and marketing operations of the publications.
Description:  The sales and marketing intern will work under the guidance of the marketing director.  The intern will get involved in all aspects of circulation sales and marketing.  Upon completion of the 12-week program, the participant will leave with a global understanding of business journal publishing and how a circulation sales and marketing department operates.  Full-time position runs from May 22 – August 11.  $8/hr.
Responsibilities:  Making telephone calls as a customer service/sales representative, setting up a gift certificate program, working with various staff to understand the role each department plays within the paper.
Qualifications:  Must be Junior/Senior majoring in Business, have interest in sales/marketing, possess marketing creativity, computer literacy, strong written and verbal communication skills. 
Application ProcessDeadline is April 14.  Send cover letter, completed application (attached), three references (one written reference and two references for employer to contact) from reliable professionals or academicians proficient in the field of business to:

CONTACT: Maureen Tubbs
                 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
                 120 So. 6th Street, Suite 900
                 Minneapolis, MN  55402
PHONE:    612-288-2139 – Fax 612-288-2116

American Red Cross – St. Paul, MN                                    ON-GOING
The American Red Cross in the St. Paul area is offering an unpaid internship in their sales development area.  The intern will assist with investigating and researching diverse market opportunities, identifying and evaluating sale markets by size, growth potential, trends, and competition; and will also assist with producing and implementing effective sales plans.  The intern should be pursuing a degree in business, management, marketing, sales, or related field.  The intern must be able to clearly write research summaries and understand market research, analysis and implementation.  This is a summer internship position with flexible weekday hours depending on intern requirements and program demand.  Please contact the volunteer resource department at the American Red Cross for further information.
CONTACT:  Volunteer Resources
PHONE:     (651) 291-4602
EMAIL:       [email protected]

C. H. Robinson Worldwide Internship - St. Cloud, MN                               ON-GOING
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is a multi-dimensional company headquartered in Minneapolis, MN.  CHRW is the largest provider of third party transportation logistics services in North America and is the world's largest trader of fresh fruits and vegetables.  This internship will offer a broad based exposure to the industry.  You will be exposed to a number of different areas, such as personal selling, distribution management and customer service.  The goal of this internship is to offer you a challenging learning opportunity and enhance a potential to become a member of the CHRW team upon graduation.  Transportation sales people are in daily contact with customers (shippers and carriers) of various sizes who outsource to CHRW.
Responsibilities:  As an intern you will have exposure and gain experience in areas such as sales and purchasing, financial management and account receivables, logistic management and transport economics from a 3rd party prospective, carrier management, distribution patterns, tracking and tracing, and logistic information systems.
Qualifications:  Current undergraduates at the Junior or Senior level pursuing a degree in Business, Logistics, Supply-Chain, Communications or related field.  Full-time summers, part-time and/or full-time school years.  Flexible schedule and a competitive hourly salary.  Must be a full-time student with strong communication/negotiation skills, competitive personality, enthusiastic, dedicated to the challeng of helping other people, self-motivated and well-rounded with strong detail and organizational skills.
Application Process:  Apply on-line at the website below or for questions contact the following:
CONTACT:       Brent Weber
PHONE:           320-202-1792
EMAIL:            [email protected]

Children’s HeartLink- Edina, MN                                                   ON-GOING
Description: Children’s HeartLink is an international medical charity that is seeking multiple interns for the events department. This is opportunity for the spring and is unpaid.
Responsibilities: Each intern will focus on one special event, including golf invitational or tennis tournament. The intern for the spring will be in the months of January/February- May/June. Intern will work 20-30 hours/week during the length of the internship.
Requirements: Preference will be given to intern applicants who pursue academic credit.
Application Process: Please contact the Special Events Manager below.
CONTACT:  Special Events Manager
                  Elizabeth Plaetz Lori
ADDRESS:  Children’s HeartLink
                  5075 Arcadia Avenue
                  Minneapolis, MN 55436
PHONE:     (952) 928-4860 ext. 17
FAX:          (952) 928-4859
EMAIL:       [email protected]

Cold Spring Granite Company – Cold Spring, MN                   ON-GOING
Cold Spring Granite Company is seeking an intern to join their marketing team.  Intern responsibilities will include marketing research, communications, project management and product development.  The intern will help coordinate a project during the summer months and will also get exposure to other marketing projects and the marketing team.  The ideal candidate should be a junior or senior in an undergraduate program.  The internship position begins June 1 and the candidate should be available to work full time through the end of August.  This is a paid internship at $9.00/hr.  To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to the address below.
CONTACT: Todd in Human Resources
ADDRESS: Cold Spring Granite Company
                Human Resources
                202 South Third Ave.
                Cold Spring, MN  56320
EMAIL:      [email protected]

Creative Memories – St. Cloud, MN - PAID                                                                      ON-GOING
Public Relations Intern                  Application deadline: March 1
  Creative Memories is offering a part-time Public Relations internship.  The intern will provide support to the Product Marketing Manager and team in the areas of media coordination, special event planning, charitable giving and administration. 
Responsibilities:  Media Coordination - Write and distribute news releases for new product introductions, corporate announcements, events, etc, Work closely with public relations agency to pitch media, Fulfill inventory requests for editorial consideration in magazines, Secure media clips for features on direct-selling industry, scrap booking industry and other related stories, Maintain media archives, Maintain up-to-date advertising templates/slicks, press kits, and press releases for Consultants to provide to local media sources. Special Event Planning-Partner with internal HR and Event departments for on- and off-site special event planning (Holiday festivities, Family Day, charitable programs), including promotions, meeting logistics and event participation.  Attend corporate events at the local, regional and national levels as required, Schedule tours, update tour materials, and serve as tour guide for weekly tours, Coordinate on-site donation pick up, Coordinate charitable giving campaigns and corporate events.  Charitable Giving - Sort incoming requests and determine appropriate action (donate, reject, etc.) Complete check and product requests for donations, sponsorships, etc. Complete and mail correspondence, complete rejection letters, Provide follow-up phone calls, Coordinate Creative Memories-sponsored Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walks and liaisons.  Administration - Complete department purchase requisitions for non-printed materials (subscriptions, software, conference registrations, office supplies, etc.)  Attend meetings on behalf of department and report back to team, Train replacement, Web responsibilities as needed. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:  Looking for full time intern (up to 40 hours/week) for summer and fall semester, recommended coursework: COMM 103, 245, and 345, Marketing, public relations, writing experience helpful, Completion or near completion of a four year degree in Communication or related field, Two years experience in business setting, Microsoft Office applications.  Understanding of Creative Memories Values and Beliefs, Strong command of the English language, Impeccable phone etiquette, Detail oriented, Ability to collaborate and function in a team environment and independently.
Application Process: Please send cover letters and resumes by email to Renee Wenck, [email protected]. Questions:  call 320-529-5351 or (800) 468-9335, ext. 5351
CRC CATEGORIES: Public Relations (CM) Sales and Marketing (SM)

Enterprise - Spring Lake Park, MN                                       ON-GOING
Enterprise is one of the largest car rental companies throughout the world. Enterprise offers internship opportunities in the North and South Metro (Minneapolis) including fall, spring, and summer positions. As an intern you will be joining a $7 billion industry leader, learn what it takes to run a successful business, and acquire highly marketable skills and experience. Interns must have completed either sophomore or junior year and be majoring in Management with a sales and marketing focus. Interns should be able to multitask, be creative, and enjoy working in a team. This position offers flexible hours and is paid. Interns are also eligible for performance bonuses, incentives, and employee referral awards. For more information please contact Wanda Elliott. To apply online go to
CONTACT:  Wanda Elliott, Recruiting Manager
ADDRESS:  7800 Highway 65NE
                  Spring Lake Park, MN 55432
PHONE:      (763) 355-3361
FAX:           (763)355-3344
EMAIL:       [email protected]

GE Consumer Products – Minneapolis, MN                            ON-GOING
Description:   GE Consumer Products is offering an internship involved with consumer product sales to Target Corporation.  This position is full-time with a 6 month minimum commitment.  This is a paid opportunity
Responsibilities:   Preparation for sales meetings and customer presentations, financial analysis, maintaining/merchandising products at Target Headquarters, and administrative duties. 
Requirements:  Applicants should be self-motivated, have a positive attitude, and have strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills. 
Application Process:  Interested students should email a resume and cover letter to the contact below.  
CONTACT: Aleksandr Kladnitsky
ADDRESS: GE Consumer Lighting
                 5353 Gamble Drive, Suite 200
                 Minneapolis, MN  55416
PHONE:    (952)542-0365
FAX:         (952)542-0361
E-MAIL:    [email protected]

The Houghton Group, Inc. – Minnetonka, MN                        ON-GOING
Description:   The Houghton Group, Inc. is a two-person real estate group owned by two CSB/SJU alumnae.  Currently the Houghton Group works with Hecker and Holmers Real Estate.  Interns must be interested in a future as a realtor and will be given opportunities to job shadow. This unpaid position requires 20-40 hours per week.  Scheduling is flexible; mileage may be reimbursable.  Internship hours can be performed from home/school in addition to required office hours at least one day per week (Minnetonka).  Daily communication through email and phone is required on days not present in the office.  Scheduling is flexible. Weekly feedback in the form of interviews and written evaluations will be provided in addition to recommendations upon completion.
Responsibilities:   Responsibilities will be related to communications and marketing – maintaining the website, designing and creating a quarterly newsletter, and other projects as they become available.  Other office tasks include faxing, copying, and running forms for signatures. 
Requirements:    Desired qualifications include experience with software for creating newsletters and experience maintaining a website.  Spanish speaking students are encouraged to apply, but it is not a requirement. 
Other qualifications include:   a sense of humor, creativity, leadership, and motivation to work independently. 
CONTACT: Kate Houghton
EMAIL:     [email protected]
PHONE:     (763) 439-5743
FAX: please call (763) 208-9676 before sending a fax

Jo-Ann Stores Inc. – St. Cloud, MN                                              ON-GOING
Jo-Ann Stores Inc., is the nation’s largest fabric and craft retailer with 1,000 stores across the country.  Student interns gain hands-on experience by participating in their Retail Education Modules program.  Their Retail Education Modules are flexible and allow students to customize their learning experience based on their abilities and educational goals.  This is an unpaid position.

KEEPRS- Sauk Rapids, MN                                                                                                                                                                ONGOING   
Marketing Intern
KEEPRS, a local law enforcement uniform and equipment supply company, is seeking an unpaid intern as soon as possible. Most work can be done offsite, but required periodic meetings will be held at the Sauk Rapids location.
Responsibilities: The individual chosen will be responsible for designing and developing a marketing plan and program.
Qualifications: Flexible hours to fit the student’s schedule, unpaid. The intern must have some educational or professional experience in marketing experience and excellent communication skills.
Application Process: Application deadline is March 1st.  Send a letter of interest indicating why you should be chosen to the e-mail contact below.
Contact: John Tragiai, General Manager
 K.E.E.P.R.S., Inc.
Phone: (320) 529-9585
E-Mail: [email protected]

Lerner Publishing Group – Minneapolis, MN                          ON-GOING
Lerner Publishing Group is offering a sales and marketing internship.  The intern will assist a sales and marketing team in the coordination of a review packet, proof marketing materials, write letters and other correspondence, and gain hands-on experience in the publishing industry.  Intern responsibilities will include:  coordinating and sending mailings, maintaining customer databases, copying and distributing various reports and presentations, and assisting with special projects.  Students must have at least two years of undergraduate work in a communications related field and have strong writing ability, basic computer skills and excellent communications skills.  This is a 90 day paid internship at 30-40 hours/week.  Fax or email resumes to the contact below.    
CONTACT:  Joyce Hutchinson
ADDRESS:  1251 Washington Ave. N.
                  Minneapolis, MN  55401
FAX:          (612) 204-9208
EMAIL:       [email protected]

Lutheran Brotherhood – Roseville, MN                                       ON-GOING
Lutheran Brotherhood is a full-scale financial service company. As an intern you will be trained in sales and marketing. Also you will work with resource managers to develop understanding of congregation and community support. While working with the Lutheran Brotherhood you will get an Insurance and Security License (paid for by the Lutheran Brotherhood). The qualifications are the candidate for sales must be Lutheran and have strong people skills. This is a summer internship.

Mid-America Festivals – Shakopee, MN                          ON-GOING
Mid-America Festivals, producers of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival and Trail of Terror, is interviewing candidates for a Marketing and a Sales Internship for the Festival Season.  The Marketing Internship program will include advertising, marketing, media and special events duties.  The Sales Internship program will include sales and special events duties.  These internships are paid.
CONTACT:   Jodi VonEschen
ADDRESS:   Mid-America Festivals
                  1244 S. Canterbury Rd. Suite #306
                  Shakopee, MN 55379
PHONE:     (952) 445-7361
FAX:          (952) 445-7380 or (800) 966-8215
E-MAIL:     [email protected]

Minnesota Sports & Entertainment – St. Paul, MN                ON-GOING
Minnesota Sports & Entertainment is offering an internship in their Marketing/Sales department. The marketing responsibilities will include:  handling bimonthly newsletters, programming and updating 4 LED marquees, 5 LED signs, and TV monitors on a weekly basis, maintaining a photo library, marketing research, assisting with marketing/special event planning, and serving as a backup receptionist.  The sales responsibility includes assembling proposals on behalf of the sales staff, calling local competitors for weekly lists of clients using their venues, and assisting with the ReDiscover Saint Paul Reception.  This is a paid position with a negotiable 20-40 hours/week schedule.  The length of the internship is negotiable and is ongoing.
PHONE: (651)602-6022
EMAIL[email protected]

MSC (Minnesota Sports Channel) – Minneapolis, MN   ON-GOING
MSC offers internships year-round. As an intern in MSC’s marketing/sales departments you will update printed materials for clients and cable affiliates, produce client video tape compilations, research ratings trends and tracking, writing copy for various sales/marketing materials, coordinate details for events and special projects, newsletter articles and layout/design, represent MSC at special events, routine duties: copying/mailing/filing, and data entry.

Regent Broadcasting – St. Cloud, MN                                                      ON-GOING
Description: Regent Broadcasting, a 6-station Radio company in St. Cloud, is offering a sales and marketing internship for. There is no base salary, but candidates will have the ability to earn income through commissions made on sales.
Responsibilities: The intern will go though training on the nuances of Radio advertising sales and marketing, intern will have to the opportunity to job shadow the fulltime sales reps, and assist reps on sales and promotional projects. The intern will then be able to make solo or team sales calls to test the new-found knowledge.
Requirements: Number of hours from the intern is negotiable. Sales, business and/or marketing students are logical candidates for internship.  Intern must be able to be involved in the internship from early to mid-May through at least mid-August.
Application Process: Application deadline is April 14th.  Please submit a resume with references and cover letter to the contact below.
CONTACT:      Director of Sales, John Schroeder
EMAIL:           [email protected]


Regis Corporation – Edina, MN                                            ON-GOING
Regis Corporation, a fortune 500 company, is the largest owner, operator and franchisor of hair and retail product salons and beauty schools in the world.  The corporation is currently offering an operations internship.  Intern responsibilities include:  acting as a contact for a region of salons, becoming familiar with all operational duties, taking part in a variety of special projects, meeting regularly with directors and coordinators and interacting with salon employees over the phone.  Candidates must be seniors working toward a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or finance.  This is a 40 hour/week for 10-12 weeks paid summer position.  All resumes must be received by February 1.  Send resumes by fax or email.
FAX:       (952) 995-3090
E-MAIL[email protected]

Schwartz (A.E.) & Associates – Boston, MA –- Unpaid           ON-GOING

A.E. Schwartz & Associates is a small, Boston-based comprehensive management, training, and organizational development/consulting company.  Internships focus on the continual development and growth of their organization.  The atmosphere is relaxed, focused, practical, hands-on and more of a mentor/partnership approach where each intern will be valued as an active and important team member. Applicants seeking academic credit are welcome.  Internships categories include: Graphic Design, Business Technology, Sales and Marketing, Writing and Publishing.
Qualifications:  All interns must have excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to work independently and follow through on long-term projects, computer skills, internet knowledge and experience.
Application Process:  Send resume and cover letter (subject line:  Internship Application) to:
                                                  [email protected],
Check Website for further

Sherman Williams-Waite Park, MN                                             ON-GOING
Sherman Williams is in search of a college intern to work as an assistant to their store manager.  Some duties include: learning paint and decorative productive lines, assisting customers, handling customer inquiries and providing information, and performing basic administrative tasks.   This internship is open to sophomores or juniors who are pursuing a degree in marketing or business.

St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce - St. Cloud, MN ON-GOING
Sales and Marketing Intern

Responsibilities: Servicing existing advertisers, making sales calls to new advertisers and going on sales appointments, both with the associate publisher and alone. Working with advertising agencies and on their materials in order to meet deadlines. Assist with special mailing and fax promotions.
Qualifications: Must be working toward college degree in Sales, Marketing, Advertising, Communications or related field. Must have an interest in sales and the sales process. Out-going personality. Ability to plan and organize independently. Must be reliable and able to meet deadlines. Must have a car for transportations, parking permit will be provided. Must be familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite of software.
Application Process: Send resume and letter to:  (indicate: “Internship” in the subject line)
CONTACT:                         Gail Ivers
                                        St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce
                                        PO Box 487, St. Cloud, MN 56302-0487,
PHONE:                             251-2940, ext. 109.
EMAIL:                              [email protected]

Student Paths – Roseville, MN                                                                  ON-GOING
Student Paths is a fast-paced and energetic company that publishes a magazine for high school students, helping them with the transition from high school to their future.  The publication provides an awareness of choices and options available moving from high school to one’s career and is free to high schools.  Funding comes from advertisements sold to colleges, financial institutions and military and trade associations who wish to reach their student audience.  This intern has a great opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial environment and have an immediate impact on a fast-growing company.  The intern will work with staff on developing existing markets and expanding into new markets, including contact with potential advertisers.  Intern will be included in all ongoing sales training and have the opportunity to get directly involved with the sales process throughout the internship.

Tag and Label Manufactures Institute, Inc. - Naperville, IL                 ON-GOING
Tag and Label Manufactures Institute, Inc. is in search of interns who will assist with the completion of projects. They are offering 3 to 6 month internships in a variety of fields. For more information applicants should contact Karen Planz at 1-800-533-8564. These are paid positions.

Target Corporate Headquarters - Minneapolis, MN      ON-GOING
CSB/SJU students have interned at this site in the past.  Contact Career Services for information on their On Campus Interviewing Schedule 

University Directories – Twin Cities, MN                          ON-GOING
University Directories is the nation’s largest publisher of campus telephone directories.  They hire college students to sell and market yellow page advertising for 75 campuses across the country each summer.  They are looking for representatives and managers who will be in the Twin Cities area this summer to give professional sales and marketing presentations to local businesses as well as national corporations at their universities and colleges.  The best candidates are self-motivated, energetic, organized, team-players with a desire to succeed.

WCCO-TV-Minneapolis, MN                                                   ON-GOING
WCCO-TV is looking for interns to fill a variety of positions.  All opportunities are open to juniors and seniors majoring in applicable fields.  Interns work 16 hours a week and must be receiving college credit for the internship.  All opportunities are unpaid.  For more information contact the person listed below or log on to the WCCO website.
4 Stories allows the intern to learn the techniques of story-telling, producing and writing.  The intern will work directly with Randi Kaye on a flexible schedule.
Entertainment interns will help with booking program segments, read proposals, transcribe tapes, evaluate movie clips and perform daily office tasks.  Interns may also participate in shoots for entertainment and art stories.
Promotions interns will assign inventory and assist in the production of on-air promotions.  Interested students should have writing experience and basic production skills as well as a craving for news and an eye for good television.
Special projects interns will compile stories, log tapes, make copies and assist producers and reporters.  This intern will help produce longer, in-depth news, investigative and feature stories that run during the 10 p.m. newscast.  Interns are relied on to help maintain the tip line, transcribe videotapes and research stories.  The intern will go out in the field with reporters, do anchor read, write and edit your own news story.
Research interns will assist in the creation of presentations and tracking of audience data based on market overnight Nielsen ratings, work on special projects related to news and promotion, and help the sales team with research to target advertising clients for the station. 
Communications interns will help prepare for and work at station-sponsored events, distribute daily news clips reports and provide station tours.  Interns will also assist in fulfilling donation requests, searching for opportunities for station involvement and writing press releases.
General news interns will answer the assignment desk phone, take viewer comments and story ideas, and set up interviews.  As a part of the internship interns may have the chance to go out on news stories to observe news crews.
Sports interns will be responsible for monitoring sports feeds, logging tapes, searching for file tape and assisting with administrative duties.  Interns need to be available to work on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
Sales interns will create sales proposals and media kits, coordinate sales/marketing events, use research to develop leads for sales/marketing campaigns, help produce on-air commercial spots, gather spot elements, log tapes, search for file tape and assist with other administrative duties.
Web development interns will help develop and maintain  Interested students should have experience in advanced HTML coding, Java Script, VBA and Flash.
Weather interns will work in the 4 Warn Weather Center to help meteorologists prepare for weathercasts.  Interested students must have an understanding of meteorology and experience with graphics.
CONTACT:  Jennifer Kasel
PHONE:      (612) 330-2573
WEBSITE:, go to ‘about us’ and then click on ‘internships at wcco’

WJON (Regent Broadcasting) – St. Cloud, MN                      ON-GOING
WJON Radio in St. Cloud is offering a spring sales and marketing internship.  WJON has a very progressive sales and promotions organization.  The intern will be part of a 12 person sales team, assisting the staff with advertising and marketing projects for clients.  The intern will work closely with one sales rep, but will also take part in all regular sales meetings and have the chance to learn from all staff members.  The internship will begin in January and the candidate must be available through mid-July. There is the possibility that the person who takes this position would have the ability to earn commissions on sales that they might make.  They would have a list of clients to work with, and we could offer 7% commission on anything they sell to business who have either not previously been on the air with us or clients who hadn't purchased advertising in the same month a year earlier.  I could explain this further to interested candidates.  This would not be guaranteed income, but rather it would be potential earnings that would hinge in large part on what their abilities are and how successful they might be in their sales efforts.  Other benefits, such as event tickets and meal vouchers will be made available when possible.  The radio station is looking for a self-starter, who has excellent communication skills, creativity and a strong interest in sales.  This opportunity is open to juniors and seniors in all majors.  If interested, send resume and cover letter via U.S. mail or email to the contact below.
CONTACT:  John Schroeder
ADDRESS:  Regent Broadcasting
                  640 SE Lincoln Ave.
                  St. Cloud, MN  56304
EMAIL:      [email protected]
CRC CATEGORIES:  (SM) Sales and Marketing


ADDCO, Inc. – St. Paul, MN
ADDCO, Inc. a manufacturer of premier traffic control systems located in St. Paul has an excellent opportunity for a Sales Research Intern.    This is a full time position for the summer and will be responsible for providing administrative support to Sales Department.    The person in this position will assist sales personnel with clerical and research issues; copy and assemble product manuals for customers; perform clerical duties including market research, typing correspondence and preparing reports; maintain and update sales client files and assist with special projects as needed.

AgStar Financial Services – Mankato, MN
AgStar Financial is offering a full-time, summer 2005 internship dealing with timber leasing and sales.  The intern will take prepared documents out to clients, gather financial information, attend trade shows, attend stumpage offering sales, attend equipment auctions, visit timber equipment vendors and learn what comprises a credit package.  2-3 years of post-high school education focusing on forestry is required along with having excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills.  The location of the internship will by in either the St. Cloud or Duluth areas.  The internship will require significant travel.  For more information contact Gretchen Asmus. Interns could also work full time during spring semester.
CONTACT:  Gretchen Asmus
ADDRESS:  AgStar Financial Services
               1921 Premier Dr.
               Mankato, MN  56001
PHONE:     (507) 345-5637
FAX:          (507) 344-5091
E-MAIL:     [email protected]

Alexandria Beetles – Alexandria, MN
The Alexandria Beetles Baseball Cub is currently seeking motivated individuals to intern for the upcoming 2003 season, May through the middle of August.  This position requires strong communication skills, the ability to multi-task, the ability to work well under pressure, and a love for baseball.  The Beetles season runs on a 64-game schedule that includes 32 home games, a league all star game, and possible playoffs.  The intern will be responsible for the following: sales and marketing, community and media relations, game day operations, conducting on-field events, website development, and coordinating promotions.  The interns are paid a stipend along with additional incentives for sales. If interested, please send a resume with cover later no later than April 1st to the following:

Allied Insurance – Des Moines, IA
Allied Insurance is seeking a Claims Intern. As a Claims Intern, you will get a hands on look at the claims handling process for the initial investigation to the final settlement. Over the course of the summer there could be several opportunities to travel to sites and assist in the settlement of losses.

Anoka County Transit Office – Anoka, MN
The Anoka County Transit Office is looking for an intern to assist with several projects planned for the summer of 2000. The projects include: ADA certification process, marketing of the Traveler, transition to Trapeze Window-based paratransit, administration of passenger survey, and writing the 2001 Management Plan. Interns should be at least a Junior or Senior with an interest in transportation and a major/minor in Urban Studies or Marketing.

ArcStone – Minneapolis, MN
ArcStone Technologies, Inc. and ArcStone Informational Services is a boutique programming and consulting firm focused on customer designed, web based applications and solutions.  The company is seeking an individual who is passionate about learning and technology, detail oriented and solution focused, and able to multi-task on a variety of projects and activities.  The intern should be Microsoft Office proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Exposure and knowledge of general business administration and sales and marketing is also beneficial.  The intern should have junior or senior standings with a minimum GPA of 3.00.  If interested, please email resumes and cover letters to [email protected] or send them via mail to the contact below.
CONTACT:  Tim Bramer
ADDRESS:  ArcStone 
              2973 Lyndale Ave. So.
              Minneapolis, MN 55408
EMAIL:     [email protected]

Asset Marketing Services, Inc. – Burnsville, MN
Asset Marketing Services, Inc., one of the nation’s largest and most successful direct marketers of unique coins, metallic art, and sports memorabilia, is currently seeking interns.  Applicant must be outgoing and eager to learn and gain excellent real world experience in Sales.  Willing to work with students who wish to arrange for college credits.  This internship is paid an hourly wage and 3% commission on all sales.

AT&T Wireless Services- Minneapolis, MN
AT&T Wireless Services is offering an internship as a Marketing & Sales Coordinator. This internship is 3 months in length with a minimum of 15 hours per week. Intern will provide support to Indirect/Commercial Manager; update marketing and point of sales materials; develop and implement monthly promotions; maintain a variety of monthly reports using Word, Excel,& Power Point; prepare sales inventory for Indirect Channel; assist retailers and resellers with questions; update the messaging new hire training materials; and special projects and other duties as assigned.

AvSupport, Inc. – Fargo, ND
AvSupport is currently offering internships for marketing, sales, and/or graphic communications undergraduates.  Individuals must be creative; have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Banner Ads, HTML, and Dreamweaver; and be interested in exploring the internet market.  This internship will provide an excellent, well-rounded learning experience, exposing the intern to all aspects of an e-commerce business model.  This internship is a Monday through Friday unpaid position.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. To apply, call, or send a resume to the contact below.
CONTACT:   Dave, Codi, or Eric
ADDRESS:  AvSupport, Inc.
               1801 23 Ave. N, Suite 111
               Fargo, ND
PHONE:     (701) 271-9111
E-MAIL:     [email protected]

Baker, Knapp & Tubbs- Minneapolis, MN
Baker, Knapp, and Tubbs is hiring 2 interns to assist in maintenance and upkeep of showroom at International Market Square. Front desk, receptionist, filing, and assisting sales staff will also be included. Internships are available for summer, fall, and spring and run from 16 to 40 hours per week.

Bernick’s Management Company – Waite Park, MN
Bernick’s is seeking applicants for a part-time paid internship is their sales and marketing departments. Primary responsibilities include assisting in the design, layout, and production of banners. Qualified candidates have knowledge of Windows 95 and good verbal and written communication skills. In addition, the candidate will be able to trouble shoot software programs, work independently or as part of a team, and handle multiple projects in a fast paced environment.

The Buckle, Inc.
The mission of The Buckle, Inc. is to create the most enjoyable shopping experience for all guests.  The company currently operates over 325 stores in 38 states.  Internship opportunities available at the Buckle include full and part-time sales and management positions.  The intern program gives students a well-rounded learning experience and thorough understanding of the Buckle’s fashion retail environment.  The intern should have a desire to work in fashion retail, high priority on customer interaction and service, excellent communication skills, and strong leadership abilities. Positions are currently being offered to junior and seniors of all majors.   Internships are offered on an on-going basis and last three to four months.  Please apply at the Buckle nearest you or by email.
CONTACT:    Kara Ehmke, Recruiting Assistant
ADDRESS:    The Buckle, Inc
PHONE:       (308) 236-4463
EMAIL:        [email protected] or [email protected]

Carlson Marketing Group - Plymouth, MN
CSB/SJU students have interned at this site in the past. Contact the organization directly for information about current opportunities. – Minneapolis, MN is the world’s leading provider of local city guides and live event ticketing, covering 98 cities worldwide.  The twin Cities guide for is the area’s biggest and best online arts and entertainment guide, providing up-to-date information on restaurants, bars, theatre, music, sports, shopping and more. is currently seeking sales and business development intern.    The ideal candidate should possess a willingness to learn about selling and marketing Internet concepts to small and medium-sized businesses.  The focus of this internship would be working with the General Manager to develop online advertising and marketing solutions for local businesses and customer retention and satisfaction programs.  This is an ongoing position.

Clear Channel Entertainment-Minneapolis, MN
Clear Channel Entertainment has an internship available for a marketing and public relations intern.  Interns will assist Marketing and Public Relations departments on a daily basis for touring Broadway productions appearing at the Historic State and Orpheum Theaters.  Interns should be a junior or senior pursuing a degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or industry-related major with emphasis in Arts Management.    This is a paid position.

College Director Publishing/Around Campus, Inc. – Conshohocken, PA
College Directory Publishing/Around Campus, Inc. is the leading national publisher of Official Campus Telephone Directories.  Their internship program is a great introduction to advertising, sales, marketing, and public relations.  The internship is a 14 hour per week (M-F) summer program with a 6 day-expense paid National Training comprehensive program.  Afterwards, the intern will return to his/her college market and develop a detailed marketing plan with clients to develop effective advertising campaigns.  This is a paid internship.  Applications can be found on-line under “Summer Internships”.  For more information contact the following:

CW Marketing – Minneapolis, MN
CW Marketing is looking for a team of diverse multifaceted students to push their company out of today and into tomorrow.  Students will gain valuable experience in sales communications and small team management.  No experience is required; however, they expect students to have basic tech skills, internet, email, etc.   Their flexible scheduling and casual environment are uniquely suited to students.  They are willing to work with students wanting to earn academic credit.  Pay is based on commission, $250 a week is a low average.   Interns may choose to continue their employment after the completion of their internship.

Daktronics, Inc. – Brookings, SD
Daktronics recently installed two massive scoreboards for the Cleveland Browns. They are in need of five interns to help them with this project.
Software Support Engineer – Intern tests software for electronic display systems, works via telephone with customers to assist in problem solving and assists second and third party software developers who are using Daktronics Communication protocols.
Engineer/Programmers – Interns create and modify software programs in "C", "C++", or "Visual C++" languages, test software/hardware and perform product development research and implementation. Four-year Electrical Engineering or Computer Science Degree required.

Structural Design Engineer – Intern completes steel and aluminum structural design, supports sales in the quoting process and works with outside structural engineers. A four-year Civil Engineering degree and five years structural design experience is required.
Mechanical Drafters – Interns design, document and manage projects, develop concepts for designs, produce documents and drawing on Pro-E, supervise and assist at installations and support sales personnel to secure orders. Two-year mechanical design degree with interest in pursuing four-year degree required.

Sales Internships – These internships provide excellent sales experiences in an eight-month period (January – August 2000 or May –December 2000). Opportunities to travel and develop quote/proposal processing skills.

Dahlen, Berg & Co. – Minneapolis, MN
Dahlen, Berg & Co. are a growing, well, established energy supply management-consulting firm. They help universities, large corporations, and municipalities manage their energy supplies throughout the United States. The rapid rate of change in the U.S. energy industry creates great opportunities for their firm and for their employees. The first internship that is offered is a Power Scheduling Intern. The duties of this intern are supporting agents and conduct same-day power transactions, research industry trends, gather data from energy suppliers and form other corporate and governmental sources, and prepare reports.

D. H. Blattner- Avon, MN
D.H. Blattner & Sons is a heavy-civil construction manager delivering collaborative construction solutions to industry leaders throughout the United States and Canada.  This company is seeking a Marketing Intern to assist with the development of an Account Management Program. The intern will be responsible for the cataloging of the client’s data, developing a systematic process, implementing customer service training modules and reporting requirements for Account Managers. The intern’s tasks will include interviewing Blattner employees, researching industry programs, and compiling information into usable format. The interns should have business courses with an emphasis in marketing, understand Account Management/Customer Relationship process, and posess strong MS Word and Excel skills. The intern will work for about 10 weeks (March 14th to May 20th) with $10.00 an hour.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply because Blattner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Send a letter of interest and resume by March 4, 2005 to the address below.
ADDRESS: D.H. Blattner & Sons, Inc.
Attn:       HR-Marketing Internship
              400 County Road 50
              Avon, MN 56310
EMAIL: [email protected]

Digi International Inc. – Minnetonka, MN
Digi International develops products and technologies to ease device networking and make it cost effective.  They are seeking summer territory sales interns to work with Inside Sales Representatives and Strategic Account Managers.  This intern’s duties will include: researching backlog reports, coordinating customer product evaluations, researching POS data, participate in sales planning strategies, and working on a cross-functional project.  Interns must have good written, verbal, and phone communication skills, good organizational skills, an understanding of the fundamentals of networking, knowledge of Unix/Linux and proficiency with Windows 2000 of XP and search engines.  To apply send a resume and cover letter to the Intern Manager.
CONTACT: Intern Manager
ADDRESS: Digi International Inc. 
              11001 Bren Road East
              Minnetonka, MN 55343
EMAIL: [email protected]

Dragons – Des Moines, IA
The Dragons are seeking a Ticket Sales Representative for July 9 through October and a Director of Ticket Sales for July 9 to March of 2002.    The Director of Ticket Sales is required to be at all home games.  There will be some flexibility around class schedules.

DVC Group
DVC Group, a professional services firm that provides fully integrated strategy, process, marketing, communications and technology solutions, has an Account Services Internship position open in its Minneapolis office.  The position ends December 2001.  The intern will assist Account Teams and Group Assistant with day-to-day activities.   Responsibilities include assisting in the set up and preparation of client meetings, tracking industry trends, aiding in competitive Analysis procedures, helping with new business development, providing assistance or coverage to Group Assistant position, and assisting Account Teams with financial responsibilities.  Applicants must be currently working on achieving or has received a Bachelor's Degree in marketing or advertising.

Ellerbe Becket – Minneapolis, MN
Ellerbe Becket is looking for a Marketing Assistant. They are looking for a person who will assist proposal coordinators as they respond to Requests for Proposals, Requests for Qualifications, etc. They will also provide support to proposal coordinators.

E.A. Langenfeld & Associates – Des Plaines, IL
E.A. Langenfeld is an innovated, growing sales and marketing company in the hardware industry. As an intern you will be part of a Service One-Specialist team. Responsibilities will include: support day to day operations of service one specialist; develop relationships with store personnel; participate in new store sets/opening; assist in servicing our product lines; assist in product resets-reading plan-o-grams; building point of purchase displays; assisting in product knowledge classes; attend all monthly meetings with District Manager. This is a paid internship.

Federated Insurance Companies – St. Cloud, MN
Federated Insurance Companies is the leading company in its field, and they are currently seeking sales-oriented individuals to join the fast-paced, exciting work environment.  This company specializes in trade association, and national buying group marketing.   This internship is for the Summer of 2001.   The intern would work in the marketing development trainee classroom program and gain field sales experience supporting sales representatives and sales manager.  This is a paid position.

Fox Sports Net – Eden Prairie, MN
Fox Sports Net is seeking a responsible, motivated, self-starter to assist in the sales and marketing department. Intern responsibilities will include: executing station events and sales promotions, executing community and charitable initiatives, and working with team partners and media outlets to assist in inventory fulfillment.  The intern must be able to work 15-20 hours per week, including nights and possibly weekends.  The intern should also have the ability to meet deadlines; computer and creative writing skills are a plus.  The internship is offered for college credit only.  If interested, please send a resume to Amy Anderson by September 31, 2004.
CONTACT: Amy Anderson
ADDRESS: Fox Sports Net
              11358 Viking Drive
              Eden Prairie, MN 55344

The Gene Smiley Showroom- Minneapolis, MN
The Gene Smiley Showroom is a showroom that is open to designers and their clients. They showcase fabrics, wallpapers, and trimmings for use in residential interior design. The intern will be working in customer service, handling office duties, and completing mini design projects for clients and following up on them. The internship is 20-40 hours/week and can be for summer or fall.

Goodwill/Easter Seals, Retail Services – St. Paul, MN
Retail Services is seeking an intern to assist in providing support and administration of processes and practices within the retail services area.  The position provides administrative support and project management skills to help the area achieve its organizational goals.  Interested students must have completed two years of college, possess excellent computer skills, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.   This is an eight-plus hour per week, unpaid position with flexible daytime hours.  If interested please submit a resume, cover letter, and an indication of the number of hours and days that you would be interested in working to the contact below.
CONTACT:  Tami Wier, Retail Services Support Manager
ADDRESS:  Goodwill/Easter Seals, Retail Services
               553 Fairview Ave. North
               St. Paul, MN 55104
FAX:           (651) 379-5804
EMAIL:      [email protected]

Hilton Garden Inn – Eden Prairie, MN
As an intern you will gain experience in hotel sales management through assisting the Director of Sales. The intern will also have the opportunity to learn every department of the hotel and how it effects sales. Also the intern will be included in sales and catering for events.

Holiday Inn - St. Cloud, MN
CSB/SJU students have interned at this site in the past.  Contact the organization directly for information on current opportunities. 

INNOVA Marketing – Minneapolis, MN
INNOVA Marketing is currently seeking three interns for the summer of 2003.  These opportunities will give individuals a chance to assist teams in the set up of promotional marketing programs.  The intern’s responsibilities will include: scheduling of program talent, creation of program training materials and binders, and assisting in the tracking of a program’s sample product and inventory. 

The purpose of this paid internship at INNOVA Marketing is to assist teams in the set up of promotional marketing programs. The internship is meant to serve as a method for college students to gain real life experience in a team environment.  The intern will be responsible for assisting with the research and creation of program strategy, assisting in the analysis and evaluation of field packets, and assisting in the tracking of the program’s sample product and inventory.  Individuals should have knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Power Point.  To apply, e-mail a resume to the contact below.  The company requests no phone calls.  Candidates must be current college students or recent graduates.
CONTACT:    Kim Bourgeosis
ADDRESS:    INNOVA Marketing
                 7625 Golden Triangle Drive, Suite T
                 Eden Prairie, MN 55344
FAX:           (952) 944-6616
EMAIL:        [email protected]

Intelligent Solutions, Inc. – Bloomington, MN
Intelligent Solutions, Inc., a startup company, is looking for a marketing intern to develop a comprehensive marketing and sales plan, execute a survey of possible clients, analyze the data, and write conclusions.  Second, the intern will also complete a survey of competitors and produce a competitor features/capabilities grid.  Finally, the intern will develop a complete comprehensive marketing strategy with marketing concepts, themes, marketing copy, etc.  Persons applying for this internship should have three or more years of college with a marketing major, or just graduated from college with a marketing degree.

Jennie-O Turkey Store – Willmar, MN
Jennie-O Turkey Store, the largest turkey processing company in the world, has a challenging and rewarding internship opportunity for a motivated individual with proven leadership skills and strong work ethic.  The intern will be responsible for providing the execution and follow-up for activities of the Commodity Team members once sales have been made.  These activities include export documentation, related credit/payment issues, customer service and technical and informational support.  The intern should have a sophomore, junior, or senior standing with a GPA of at least 2.5 and majoring in international business, political science or related field.  The intern should also have proven analytical skills, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills, and a US citizen.  Qualified applicants should submit a resume, transcript and an application which can be found on the company’s website,, by May 7, 2004 to the address below.
CONTACT: Manager, Corporate Office Human Resources
ADDRESS: Jennie-O Turkey Store
                  PO Box 778
                  Willmar, MN 56201

Kemteck Inc. – Minneapolis, MN
Kemteck Inc is an internet business developed company which focuses on medium-sized businesses in areas of marketing, communication, and business development.  The company’s goal is to increase ones profit by providing solutions and programs to achieve internet communication objectives.  This intern position is open in the Marketing/Sales Department at Kemteck Inc.  The internship is a fast paced business position which will have the following responsibilities: calls potential customers, research web sites, develop Intern/Web site proposals and close the sale.  The intern should be self-motivated, have strong oral and interpersonal communication skills, be familiar with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Power Point, and have an interest in careers related to sales, marketing, finance, or management.  Please e-mail resume and cover letter to the following:
CONTACT: Kemteck Inc.
E-MAIL: [email protected]

The Kid’s and Parent Expo- St. Cloud, MN

DescriptionGain real world experience in PR/ Marketing/Advertising/Event Planning for the Kids and Parents Expo.  Develop strong networking presence and the Chamber Connection, coordinate stage schedule, write press releases and submit them, proof marketing materials, call on potential exhibitors, and be available for the event on October 7th.

Responsibilities: Part time, must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be PC literate in Microsoft Office, must have clear understanding of data input.  Along with internet and email access, must have own transportation and be working toward a 4-year college degree.

Application Process: Send Resume to:   Eric Brown, Internship coordinator:  [email protected]

Knott's Camp Snoopy
Knott's Camp Snoopy is pleased to announce a PAID fall marketing internship. This internship is available early September through the New Year's Eve holiday. This is a part-time internship requiring a minimum of 20-25 hours per week, primarily Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm. Some evening and weekend hours will be necessary. The function of the intern will be to provide support for Camp Snoopy's Marketing Department on all levels. This includes special event coordination and execution.

Land of Lakes Girl Scouts- St. Cloud, MN
The Land of Lakes Girl Scouts is offering an internship which will help individuals learn about volunteering management in a non-profit organization.  There will be an opportunity for the intern to practice and sharpen training, communication, and public speaking skills.  The intern must be willing to learn about, understand, embrace, and promote the Girl Scout philosophy, have good communication and writing skills, and be willing to travel and provide own transportation.  This internship has a minimum of a one semester agreement at approximately 20 hours per week.  For more information contact the following or send a resume to:

Lexmark International at Best Buy - St. Cloud, MN
Lexmark International, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of inkjet and laser printers, is looking for a Weekend Marketing Representative to represent its line of home printers at the best Buy store located in St. Cloud, MN.   As a marketing support representative at the Best Buy store located in St. Cloud, you will have the opportunity to play a key role in the growth of Lexmark’s brand by marketing and selling Lexmark printers to customers who are shopping for printers and computers.  They are looking for someone to work around 15 hours per weekend, 3 to 4 weekends per month.  The intern would work mostly Saturday and Sunday with some Friday evenings. 

Lyon Financial Services, Inc. – Marshall, MN
Lyon Financial Services is an equipment leasing/financial services company and is a subsidiary of Schwan’s Sales Enterprises. They are very similar to a bank they lend money to businesses nationwide. Lyon Financial Services has a paid summer internship position available in the following areas: Sales, Credit, Documentations, Collections and Accounting. This is a summer internship that will begin in May and end in August.

Marco Business Products - St. Cloud, MN
CSB/SJU students have interned at this site in the past.  Contact the organization directly for information on current opportunities.   

Marigold Foods, Inc. - Rochester, MN
Are you looking for a summer internship that will give you experience in the field of sales and marketing? If so, the "Kemps" has the internship for you! Responsibilities include: organize and plan summer promotions, special events, and other happenings; assist sales reps with resets, displays, and store activities. Candidates must have a valid drivers' license and be able to work independently. This is a full-time summer internship with a time commitment of 40 hours per week.

MBI Publishing Company – St. Paul, MN  
MBI publishing company is a growing book publisher of transportation-related books and is currently looking for a marketing intern.  The intern will be an integral part of their Marketing Services team and assist the director of marketing in planning and executing full-scale marketing programs to benefit the company.  Successful applicants will have a combination of marketing, public relations, and/or journalism experience.  This opportunity is for the summer of 2003 starting April 1, 2003 and will require a time commitment of 20 hours per week.  This is a paid position that requires a six month commitment.  Application deadline is March 14, 2003.
ADDRESS:    MBI Publishing Company
                   Galtier Plaza, Suite 200
                   380 Jackson St.
                    St. Paul, MN  55101-3885
E-MAIL:        [email protected]

Metro Sales – Richfield, MN
Metro Sales is currently seeking a Sales intern.  This intern would accompany salespeople on needs analysis & demonstration appointments to learn through observation and discussion before and after each appointment.  The intern would also conduct needs analysis, assist and conduct key operator training sessions on new equipment installations, and attend team and company sales meetings.  

Minnesota Orchestral Association – Minneapolis, MN
The Minnesota Orchestral Association is looking for a Marketing-Education Intern.  The internship provides hands-on experience in promoting student outreach programs at one of the country’s top ten orchestras.  The intern would support the efforts of the Marketing Department and the Education/Outreach Department by assisting with the activities and promotion of major initiatives such as the $tudent $averCard.  The intern will promote the $tudent $averCard on college campuses in the Twin Cities and surrounding area.    The student intern will assist with advertising, mailings, school visits, backstage tours, guest artist appearances, receptions, and event set-up.  Interns will establish new contacts on campuses and encourage contacts to distribute and/or purchase the $tudent $averCard.  Detailed record keeping of contacts, distribution points and duties are required.  This intern would meet with supervisors on a weekly basis to give progress reports and seek information and guidance.  This is an unpaid internship.

Minnesota Thunder – Blaine, MN
Minnesota Thunder has an internship opportunity available as a Sales Coordinator.  The intern will be responsible for proactive sales, customer service, event organizing, database administration, and management duties. The intern should have the ability to work in a team environment and have knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. This internship is a 10-15 hour a week position.  If interested, please send a resume and cover letter via e-mail or fax to the following:
CONTACT:       Kristin Lettiere
                       Director of Operations
ADDRESS:      1700 150th Avenue Northeast
                       Blaine, MN 55449
PHONE:          (763)785-3668
FAX:               (763)785-5999
EMAIL:            [email protected]

Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx – Minneapolis, MN
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx are offering an unpaid summer internship to individuals interested in sales and marketing.  The intern will be responsible for supporting the Timberwolves and Lynx Sales Executives in the office on non-game days, and for staffing the Ticket Sales Information booth during all Timberwolves games.  The intern will also support the Events-Promotions Coordinator with hospitality events, researching leads for sales representatives, and helping in other day-to-day office duties.  Interns are required to spend at least six to eight hours of non-game time each week in the office, and are expected to work most Timberwolves games, depending on schedules.  Application deadline is May 15, 2003. 
CONTACT: Chris Johnson
                 Human Resource Manager – Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx
PHONE:    (612) 673-1302
E-MAIL:    [email protected]

Novus Print Media – Plymouth, MN
Novus Print Media is seeking a marketing intern to work with their Business Development team.  The intern will be responsible for identifying and qualifying new business prospects via tear sheeting, internet searches and other publishing resources.  The opportunity is available to junior or senior year students who have an extensive understanding of all Microsoft Windows programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), experience with internet searches and the ability to type a minimum of 35/wpm.  This is a part-time internship that requires 15-20 hours per week.  Compensation for this internship will be $10/hr. 
CONTACT:   Bridgit Ryan
ADDRESS:   Novus Print Media
                   13605 First Ave North
                   Plymouth, MN 55441
PHONE:      (763) 476-7702
FAX:           (763) 476-7701
E-MAIL:      [email protected]

NYLIFE – Bloomington, MN
As an intern you will help with the recruitment and training of new prospective sales agents for the state of MN. These are ongoing internships so feel free to contact NYLIFE whenever you are looking for an internship. This is a paid position.

Nystrom, Inc.-Welch, MN
Nystrom is a manufacturer of commercial building products located in northeast Minneapolis, currently has three internship opportunities for energetic students. They are looking for sales focused individuals who enjoy the challenges of inside sales. They offer a great work environment and opportunity for growth. This is a paid position.

Outdoor Outlines, Inc-   Sauk Rapids, MN
Outdoor Outlines is offering internships for qualifying candidates in their sales department.  Duties will include telephone, fax and e-mail sales, as well as full marketing plan presentations using a mix of Outdoor Weekly print, radio, and TV mediums.  Hours and days are flexible.  These are paid positions.

Premium Waters, Inc. - Minneapolis, MN
There is an internship available with Premium Waters, Inc. for a sales and marketing position. Interns will receive hands-on training by Premium Waters employees and will be responsible for expanding service. This internship is paid and there are bonuses based on commission.

PrimeVest – St. Cloud, MN
PrimeVest seeks marketing interns. Interns would work in the Product Sales and Marketing department.  The responsibilities would include developing a PowerPoint presentation showcasing marketing items for use as a business development and implementation tool.  The intern would also assist in the development of an online product catalog and order entry system.  PrimeVest is looking for an intern with spreadsheet knowledge – preferably Excel, Microsoft Word skills.

Safe Schools/Healthy Students  - St. Cloud, MN
Safe Schools/Healthy students is looking for up to three students to fill paid public relations/marketing/and communication internships.  The opportunity is targeted toward students who are looking to specialize in brand development and social marketing.  Safe Schools/Healthy Kids works to address issues of school safety, emotional health and education for youth and their families.  The internship will last from three to six months and may be extended.  The interns will be responsible for assisting and project coordinator and other communication team members in marketing/public relations/communications efforts; writing press releases, public service announcements, letters, memos, magazine articles, brochure, Web site and program copy; planning promotions; assisting with media contacts; assembling press kits, updating and maintaining media lists and editorial calendars; labeling photo and videos; submitting event information to appropriate Web sites; gathering information for production of press releases; contacting artists’ representatives for publicity materials; tracking all media coverage and assisting with the social marketing campaign.  The work schedule will be 10-20 flexible hours per week and credit must be earned.  The position will begin in early September and the deadline for application is September 3, 2004. 
CONTACT:   Michael Quesnell, Safe Schools/Healthy Students Project Coordinator
ADDRESS:   Safe Schools/Healthy Students
                  233-12th Avenue South
                  St. Cloud, MN 56301
PHONE:       (320) 252-2231 ext. 3072
FAX:           (320) 529-4322
EMAIL:        [email protected]

Secured Funding - Bloomington, MN
Secured Funding is a medical-specific finance company. It maintains an external sales force with offices throughout the United States as well as an internal sales team based in Minneapolis, MN. They are currently offering a sales internship for the summer of 1999. This sales intern will have the opportunity to bid on open positions at the conclusion of their internship and upon graduation from college. Candidate must be a junior or senior standing of a B.A. from a four-year college or university and have personal computer skills, creative ability, and possess the determination to succeed in a corporate environment. This internship is compensated at $9.00 per hour.

The Sheldon- Red Wing, MN
The Sheldon Performing Arts Theater showcases the best in local, regional, and national arts and entertainment for the enjoyment of the community and its visitors. The Sheldon is looking for a Market Research Intern. Intern must be a college junior or senior with course work in marketing research and major in business, marketing, communications, or arts management. Interest in performing arts helpful and computer skills a must. Internship requires a minimum of $7.50 per hour with a minimum of 15-20 hours per week for one semester.

Sight Creative & Interactive – St. Paul, MN
Sight Creative & Interactive is a professional service organization committed to supporting clients with cost effective, impactful marketing communications services.  The organization is seeking an inside sales intern to engage targeted clients to use their services.  The intern will direct market to horizontal and vertical targets and assist the Director of Sales with the overall efforts of the business development team.  The intern must have knowledge of sales processes, methods and techniques, a passion for consumer contact, and be goal driven.  If interested, please apply by April 30, 2004 by sending a resume to Bob Leaf at the address below.
CONTACT:   Bob Leaf
ADDRESS:   Sight Creative & Interactive
                   803 Transfer Rd
                   St. Paul, MN 55114
PHONE:       (651) 646-2442
FAX:            (651) 646-1461
EMAIL:        [email protected]

St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce - St. Cloud, MN
The St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce is offering a sales and marketing internship in the fall.  The intern will be contacting businesses to advertise in the Business Central magazine and the St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce Membership Directory.  Responsibilities will include making sales calls, going on sales appointments, customer services, attending Chamber events, working with advertising agencies, working with clients gathering ad copy before deadlines, and helping with photo shoots.  Commission will be paid on advertising sold.  There will also be the opportunity for some hours to be worked at an hourly rate.  The hours are flexible.  This internship could lead to a part-time position during the school year and possibly full-time employment.  Resumes should be sent to the contact below.
CONTACT:  Wendy Hendricks
ADDRESS:  St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce
                  110-6th Ave. S.
                  St. Cloud, MN 56301
EMAIL:       [email protected]

St. Cloud Hospital – St. Cloud, MN
The St. Cloud Hospital is offering a paid summer ’04 internship for students to receive excellent experience in health care marketing and health care administration.  The intern will assist with promotional projects including brochure development, advertising, and direct mailings, assist with marketing research projects, perform telephone data collection, and assist with strategic planning and research duties.  The internship begins in mid-May through August in a 40 hours per week time frame.  This is a paid internship at $8.00 per hour.  To qualify for this internship, one should have knowledge of MicroSoft Excel, Quark XPress, and an interest in health care administration.  For further information please contact John Schnettler, St. John’s Alumni, by March 12, 2004.  This position has been filled for the summer of 2004. 
CONTACT:  John Schnettler
ADDRESS:  St. Cloud Hospital
                  1406 6th Avenue North
                   St. Cloud, MN 56303
FAX:           (320) 656-7124
EMAIL:       [email protected]

TheDataBank, Inc. – Minneapolis, MN
An intern with TheDataBank, Inc will gain experience in direct marketing while promoting technology that helps nonprofit organizations build stronger relationships, raise more money and activate their constituents for change.  The intern will perform various marketing and sales tasks for a small technology provider to nonprofit organizations.  The intern duties include identifying and researching prospects, developing and preparing personalized mail pieces, tracking contacts and results, assisting in preparing for conducting sales presentations and analyzing report results.  The intern should be pursuing a degree in marketing with an emphasis on sales and marketing concepts.  Contact Karen Granham for further information.
CONTACT:  Karen Granham
ADDRESS:  TheDataBank, Inc.
                  800 Washington Ave N., Suite 300
                  Minneapolis, MN 55401
EMAIL:       [email protected]

TMI coatings, Inc. – Eagan, MN
TMI Coatings is looking for a business management/marketing person to assist with TMI Coatings’ marketing efforts.  TMI is a specialty contractor based out of St. Paul and is looking for someone to assist with telephone sales to acquire job leads, schedule appointments, outside sales-visit prospects, develop a marketing plan for TMI and assist with trade shows.  This can be a semester or yearlong internship and you will need to be able to work at least 20 hours up to 40 hours per week.  This is a paid internship.

Uline – Eagan, MN
Uline, a nationwide leading distributor of packaging and industrial supplies, is growing rapidly and offering a summer sales internship.  The intern will work with existing clients from a designated territory while providing pricing and packaging solutions to customers.  The intern should have clear and professional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.   To apply or receive further information, visit
ADDRESS:   Uline
                   985 Aldrin Dr.
                   Eagan, MN 55121
FAX:           (651) 686-5571
EMAIL:       [email protected]

UniCove International - Portland, OR
UniCove International is currently offering an internship opportunity that gives students hands-on experience in marketing.  The internship will include introducing an established product line to an assigned market area.  The focus of the internship will be everything from promoting to distributing the UniCove Shower Splash Guard, the Splash Ender, and the Dishwasher Leak Guard.   Interns will be required to submit a weekly log of their activities, and the number of hours.  UniCove is willing to work with students who want to earn academic credit.   In order to apply for this internship opportunity one must be a Junior or Senior, have a 3.0 GPA or better, have proficient presentation skills, have reliable transportation, and have strong phone skills.  This internship is on-going throughout the year.   

U.S. Bancorp Healthcare Finance Services – Bloomington, MN
U.S. Bancorp Healthcare Finance Services specializes in competitive and convenient financing for the medical and dental industries.  U.S. Bancorp Healthcare Finance Services is interested in hiring a sales intern for the summer of 2001.  This intern would work with vendors to gather necessary lease application information from potential customers; pull credit bureau report on applicants and communicate initial decision to vendor if the application meets initial approval or decline criteria in accordance with credit limits.  The intern would also communicate and provide effective customer service to vendors concerning credit decisions, equipment issues, lease programs and other related needs.  Work with vendors and approved lessees to gather necessary lease documentation to fund transactions in a timely manner.  Follow up on outstanding approved lease applications to ensure highest percentage possible financed through Secured Funding.  Solicit approved lessees to determine need for additional financing up to the amount of credit line they have been approved for.  Communicate effectively with co-workers and other departments to maximize efficiency and minimize errors.

Vtrenz, Inc. – Fargo, ND
Vtrenz, Inc. is seeking a marketing intern who has knowledge of Microsoft word and excel and is currently enrolled in business administration, mass communication, marketing, or related field of study.  The marketing intern will execute email and direct mail campaigns for clients, perform data entry, coordinate content for Vtrenz newsletter, and administer other marketing related tasks.   The intern will gain valuable on-the-job experience, learning about marketing strategies and back-end operations within this position.  The internship is paid $900 upon successful completion of 150 hours.  Applications are due January 16, 2004 and the internship begins as soon as possible. 
CONTACT:   Andrea Anderson
                   Manager, Corporate Marketing
ADDRESS:   Vtrenz, Inc.
                   502 1st Ave. N., Suite 300
                   Fargo, ND 58102
PHONE:       (701) 478-7704
EMAIL:        [email protected]

Walker In-Store – Albertville, MN
Walker In-Store is a premier in-store ad agency serving packaged goods marketers in North America.   As a marketing agency and brand partner for their clients, Walker In-store designs, develops and produces a full compliment of in-store communications tools ranging from temporary promotional programs to permanent display fixtures.  The Sales and Service internship position requires strong oral, writing, and organization skills, and an ability to manage multiple tasks.  This position will assist the sales function in a variety of ways, including preparing and executing direct marketing campaign materials, organizing and updating databases, inbound phone work, warehouse organizations, warehouse assembly scheduling and assistance, light order processing-picking-shipping- and overall customer service.  This is a paid position.