Sales Intern

Job ID 2023-5856
Location Tallahassee, Florida


When you work at Daktronics, you’ll be part of something amazing. We design, engineer, manufacture and support bold, eye-catching digital LED and LCD video displays and audio systems.


Our products bring excitement to professional, college and high school games. They attract customers for businesses around the world, and even provide direction for people as they travel, work and play.


As part of the Daktronics team, you’ll have interesting, impactful work with flexible opportunities. You can learn and grow at a company that provides competitive compensation and meaningful benefits – and the people are second to none.

Learn more About Daktronics!


Do you have a passion for sales and travel? Consider an internship with Daktronics. Not only will you obtain hands-on professional experience as you travel the country, you will also receive a competitive wage as you explore our industry-leading products and interact with our talented team. This sales internship reports to a sales leader for you to gain insight and experiences.


Internship runs 15 January 2024 to 09 August 2024. Check out our Daktronics Internship Video 

*If your university quarter/semester doesn't end until after these dates, we may consider an alternate schedule.  


Your exact responsibilities will vary depending upon assignment, but you can expect opportunities like these during your internship. 

  • Learn sales strategies including inside sales, business-to-business (B2B), service sales, and advertising sales: 
    • Job shadow our professional sales team. 
    • Demonstrate products, visit customers, and may attend trade shows. 
    • Give customer presentations. 
    • Conduct research. 
    • Generate and track leads. 
    • Learn sales operation processes. 
  • Contribute to Daktronics Intern Group: 
    • Monthly luncheons. 
    • Attend Toastmasters. 
    • Recruiting events. 
    • Give internship capstone presentation and attend colleagues’ presentations. 
  • Experience manufacturing through production rotation. 
  • Build and maintain professional relationships. 

The hourly pay for this position has a typical hiring pay of $15.25 to $19.25. The actual pay offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including relevant education/experiences.


We also offer financial Relocation Assistance for positions that require placement in a specific location. 


This position will be eligible for company benefits including, employee discount program, employee assistance program, community donation program, unpaid time off, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, leaves, disability, and accommodations. 


This information is intended to be a general overview and may be modified by Daktronics due to factors affecting the business. 


You’re an outgoing, self-motivated, flexible, well-organized person who is both empathetic and personable. You understand customers, so know the work schedule may include evenings and weekends. You can meet our academic, travel, and other requirements.  



  • Preferred applicants will be full-time students currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s degree program related to sales, business, communication, economics, sports management, entrepreneurial studies, marketing, or engineering. Will consider December 2023 graduates. 
  • Completion of sophomore year in good academic standing. 
  • Required to take a semester off from school to pursue the internship if not a graduate. Duration of internship will be a semester and a summer. 
  • Must be able to commit to at least 40 hours per week. Overtime will be required, as needed, to support special events and travel.  
  • Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this internship.


  • Willing to travel up to 20% of the time on trips ranging in length from two days to two weeks, including some weekends.
  • Travel
    • Ability to travel by air and ground.
    • Ground travel includes Durangos and/or small and large trucks.
    • Valid driver's license. Motor vehicle records will be checked. Must be able to meet and maintain Daktronics Qualified Driver status.
    • Physically able to connect trailer to vehicle.  
    • Be able to operate large trucks with or without trailers safely in various weather and traffic conditions. 
  • Comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requirements for operating Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMV):  
    • Be at least 21 years of age. 
    • Obtain state & company certification to operate a CMV with a gross vehicle weight rating from 10,001 to 26,001 pounds.   
    • Employees will be required to participate in a driver exam road test. 
    • Pass a medical exam, which includes drug test. 


  • Position based in Tallahassee, FL, working from a home-based office. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Good organizational skills, self-motivation.
  • Fluent in English, written and verbal. Knowledge of Spanish or French helpful. 
  • Ability to meet all workplace safety requirements, which includes following safety protocols related to COVID-19.
  • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.


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