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Verizon Communications Inc

University of California, Berkeley Public Sector - Sales (State, Local, and Education) Summer 2024 Internship

Education and Training



Walnut Creek, California, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

This role is posted specifically for students currently attending University of California, Berkeley. If you are not a current student at, University of California, Berkeley please review other open roles

What you'll be doing...

Verizon's Public Sector organization is here to connect people, places and things when those connections matter the most. We provide services that help to deliver critical solutions to state and local governments as well as educational institutions to enhance services for local communities and give students and their instructors the tools for richer learning. The larger group covers the federal government and first responders.

This Public Sector internship, which is part of the overall Verizon Campus Program, will give you a chance to channel your drive and enthusiasm and learn the practical application of your degree concepts. You will be front and center, hands-on and contributing your creative energy to high-impact projects from the moment you arrive. You will put your degree to use and gain experience in the field through on the job training.

As a Sales Intern , you may have the opportunity to:

  • Unlock new business and partner with the sales team to close the sale.
  • Find ways to grow the business with existing customers.
  • Assist in crafting programs about our products that will "wow" our customers.
  • Partner with our team in resolving customer problems and recommend solutions.
  • Manage sales tracking and making appointments for the team.
  • Provide competitive product and market research support.
  • Partner with our team to analyze customer data and develop best in class solutions.
  • Attend learning programs and training sessions.
  • Participate in networking activities with other interns, professionals and business leaders.
  • Manage your projects while constantly being challenged to generate smart solutions.
You must be currently enrolled in a degree program at University of California, Berkeley and be in good academic standing to be considered.

You must be currently enrolled in a degree program and be in good academic standing to be considered.

If you are interested in any other roles or locations in addition to this one, please submit your application to those postings directly as well in order to be considered.

What we're looking for...

You're a motivated self-starter. Never satisfied with the status quo, you're always trying to beat a personal best. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where new challenges come up every day. You are flexible, dependable and work well in varying environments. Learning quickly is personally rewarding and inspires you to take smart risks.

You'll need to have:
  • Current enrollment at University of California, Berkeley in a Bachelor's degree program in Business, Marketing, Communications/Public Relations, or related major with an expected completion date between December 2024 and June 2025.
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without restrictions or need for future sponsorship.
  • Willingness to work in Walnut Creek, CA

Where you'll be working

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

Our benefits are designed to help you move forward in your career, and in areas of your life outside of Verizon. From health and wellness benefits, short term incentives, 401(k) Savings Plan, stock incentive programs, paid time off, parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition assistance, plus other incentives, we've got you covered with our award-winning total rewards package. For part-timers, your coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.

If you are hired into a California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington work location, the compensation range for this position is between $0.00 and $0.00 annually based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience. This is an incentive based position with the potential to earn more. For part time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.YmJnZW5lcmljLjkwNDcyLjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif