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Sales Support Intern

Syracuse, New York


Job Description

Eaton’s Ephesus Lighting located in Syracuse, NY has an opening for a Sales Support Intern

Eaton's Ephesus Lighting designs and manufactures high-output LED lighting and control solutions for challenging applications in the industrial and sporting markets. Ephesus is focused on innovating advanced LED solutions that will enrich and illuminate the world by creating brighter, more vibrant and more sustainable environments. Recent successes include NFL stadiums (Phoenix Cardinals, Minnesota Vikings) and NHL arenas (Nashville Predators, Ottawa Senators) as well as a wide variety of collegiate, municipal and industrial installations.


In addition to supporting the sales function, as Sales Support Intern you will complete an exciting and robust project over the duration of your internship that will address a true business need.  Projects are assigned prior to your starting with us and will be catered to utilize existing skillsets while pushing you to develop new ones that you will use throughout your career.  The summer internship culminates with a formal presentation where students showcase their success stories to leaders of the organization and receive feedback on their performance.

  • Push summer project to completion and present results to senior business leaders
  • Develop and carry out action plans for sales and project teams ensuring submittals are completed timely and thoroughly
  • Support sales channels and work to make them more efficient
  • Gather, organize and maintain customer project information
  • Assist sales team in organizing presentations, proposals, sales quotations, purchase orders and other information related to multiple ongoing projects




  • Actively enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in Business, Sales, Marketing or related field
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship
  • This position does not offer relocation. Candidate must live within 50 mile radius of Syracuse




  • Strong PC skills, including MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to work in a professional, fast paced environment
  • Aptitude for problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Completion of sophomore year by the start of the internship is preferred

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Sales

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 061254