|Mathematics & Philosophy|
|New Business Sales Intern|
|Advertising, marketing and PR / Digital and IT services / Finance and consultancy|
|Large business (250+ employees)|
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A day in the life of a New Business Sales Intern in the United Kingdom
Summer internship with Google in Dublin
What I do
Interned at Google in Dublin for 3 months with their New Business Sales Team.
My role included consulting and pitching c-level clients different Google products to aid their companies' online presence
Skills I use and how I developed them
People skills, sales skills, analytical skills and consultative skills - all of which were developed on the job.
What I like most
How dynamic and fast-paced the role was. Constantly speaking to different business owners plus I had total control over my pipeline of clients
What I like least
The majority of grad roles are in Dublin
What surprised me most
The amount of independence I had in the role.
My career history
Sales, finance, advertising, teaching, student government etc.
My advice to students considering work
Be prepared to do research and expect the unexpected. Always have a backup plan, despite how confident you are about your chances for that role