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Commercial Sales Intern

Date:  Mar 20, 2024

Columbus, OH, US

Company Overview


Grounded by a history that is deeply rooted in innovation, Hexion is a global employer committed to building and protecting the future by producing innovative performance materials.  Our materials are the building blocks for critical industries, including construction, agriculture, energy, automotive, and infrastructure protection. Everywhere you look, you will find our materials and people at work to help customers make products that are stronger, safer, and cleaner. When you work for Hexion, you’ll join a team that is committed to operating safely and with integrity to build a more sustainable future for all, our associates, our customers, and the communities where we live and work.  

Position Overview


Hexion’s Internship Program is an opportunity for students to bring their passion and educational experience to a global leader in specialty chemicals and an environment driven by our Core Values. These include:   


  • Ethics and Integrity  
  • Safety, Health and Environmental Stewardship  
  • Customer Centric  
  • Our People  
  • Creativity  
  • High Performance Team Work  


Opportunities with Hexion are available in multiple disciplines providing students an unparalleled experience within a global corporation focused on building a better world through Responsible Chemistry. Hexion is powered by a spirit of innovation providing a unique program encouraging students to actively contribute to Hexion’s continuous development. Hexion provides challenging projects that not only provide broad exposure to the interns’ particular field of study but encourage further development as an individual and a business professional. We strive to ensure that interns leave our program having gained knowledge and skills that cannot be taught in the classroom.  


This role provides an opportunity to join Hexion as a Commercial Sales Intern, focusing on bringing our innovative, high-quality products to our customers.  The key focus of this role is to provide varying levels of support and analytics to the Commercial team across a variety of global projects and initiatives.   

Job Responsibilities

  • Support for a wide variety of global projects and initiatives that will include data analysis, communication projects and gathering field insights from our field-based teams.  
  • Actively participate in team brainstorming sessions to generate new ideas. 
  • Assist the sales team in organizing and prioritizing project work related to implementation of sales tools.  
  • Aid in the analysis of data for development of strategic growth initiatives. 
  • Attend business meetings and training sessions to learn about our products/services and sales techniques. 
  • Collaborate on the development and execution of sales strategies to drive revenue growth. 

Minimum Qualifications


The required skills, knowledge and experience include: 


  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree, preferably in Business Administration, Marketing, or a related field. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and engage with teams effectively. 
  • Highly motivated and proactive, with a strong desire to learn and succeed in a sales-driven environment. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, capable of managing multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiarity with CRM software is a plus. 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability. 



We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.


In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process, as well as additional periodic background checks as required by the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) or regulations adopted by the department of Homeland Security or other regulatory agencies.


Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.


If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role for 18 months.


Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet, or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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