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(Archived) Pork Sales Intern

Last Updated: 12/12/21

Job Description


The Pork Business Unit focuses on maximizing the value of our broad veterinary and producer solutions portfolio by building and sustaining relevant partnerships with veterinarians, producers, and owners. Based on our business model and operating environment, we bring more than just medicines, services, and expertise to the marketplace – we deploy a range of targeted activities to support our solutions offerings in meeting the needs of our customers, including our internship program. Primary responsibilities for the Pork Summer Sales Intern include leading the planning and execution of a 10-week internship project in a current Zoetis Account Manager territory overseeing pork accounts. The location for this position is flexible. The position will require travel and daily interactions with a customers and Zoetis colleagues.


  • The sales intern will be partnered with a Strategic Account Manager and reseller account(s) as guides and mentors
  • The reseller account and account manager will provide direction and a producer list for interns to interact with for their project.
  • The sales intern will:
    • Complete Zoetis onboarding and training
    • Set, hold and follow-up from appointments with producer/feed-mill accounts
    • Build skillsets in cold-calling, account management, pre-call planning and action item development
    • Work across species business units (pork and cattle) and functional groups including, but not limited to, Sales, Technical, Marketing and Livestock Production Specialists
    • Sell a product-specific marketing program to create mutual benefit to Zoetis, the reseller, and the customer
    • Conduct professional presentations to internal and external stakeholders
    • Report, weekly, to manager on progress and next week’s priorities
    • Network internally, daily, with Zoetis colleagues


Applicants should be rising sophomore or above (undergraduate) with an agriculture major is preferred.

Sales experience is a bonus.


  • Proficient at computer entry skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with teams
  • Willingness to occasionally work outside normal business hours to accommodate time-zones


Ability to travel (in vehicle) with potential varying need for overnight stays based on account location and need

Ability to work in modern pork production facilities, climbing gates, walking pens, working among pigs of all sizes and ages

Full time

Intern (Trainee)


Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.