2019 Summer Internship - Sales - Washington in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

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Job Description



Who We Want


Challengers.  People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.

Teammates.  Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.

Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.

Strategic thinkers. Interns who propose innovative ideas and consistently exceed their performance objectives.

Customer-oriented achievers. Individuals with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.

Game changers. Persistent interns who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better.



What You Get Out of the Internship


Stryker, a global leader in medical technology takes great pride in their people, and that’s why we’re looking to expand our talent. As a result, we are looking for the best and brightest students to strengthen our team and drive our business going forward.   Stryker sales interns will get to:

• Put the customer first, and gain valuable experience as a result
• Gain exposure to multiple product lines and marketing functions
• Be part of one of Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 companies to work for
• Implement new ideas, be constantly challenged, and develop your skills


Interns will work directly with a Sales Representative to help aid with the planning, directing and coordination of the selling, marketing and promotion of Stryker products to physicians. Must perform in accordance with budgeted objectives and obtain maximum profitability and volume in relation to pre-set standards.




Opportunities Available


As a sales intern, you may –


•Assist Sales Representatives in the marketing, promotion and sales of Stryker products.
•Educate and inform doctors, nurses, and appropriate staff personnel as to the proper use and maintenance of Stryker products, product functionality and updates, changes to product portfolio, and educational programs.
•Follow extensive product training.  The employee must be able to tailor Stryker’s promotional message based upon knowledge of the customer, advise on appropriate product selection, answer customer questions about product functionality and distinguish Stryker products from those of Stryker’s competitors. 
•Direct product evaluations in OR and office settings.
•Assist in the preparation and operation of trade shows, conventions, and/or clinical meetings.
•Keep regional managers informed of territory progress on a regular basis.
•Solve product problems for customers in an expeditious fashion.
•Manage and maintain a sample inventory of products.
•Understand and adhere to all OR and pertinent OSHA guidelines when conducting a product evaluation.
•Exhibit a base understanding of computers for best utilization of Stryker SIS program.
•Must adhere rigidly to all GMP policies and procedures as stipulated by the FDA.




What You Need


• Currently working on completion of Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent; we will only consider students who plan be enrolled in a degree-seeking program after the summer

• Cumulative 3.0 GPA or above; must be the case at the date of hire and also will be verified during background check in the spring

• Must be permanent resident of the U.S. or U.S. citizen

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow

• Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm

• Ability to exercise independent judgment

• Proficient on basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint

• Proven leadership and business acumen skills

• Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

• Strong interpersonal skills


Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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