Leverage Your Strengths Through Sales

What is Sales Leadership?

Courses: Nationally recognized faculty, hands on courses, and real world case studies with corporate partners give students unparalleled access to a unique community of shared knowledge. Take a class and declare a concentration/minor in Sales Leadership.

Community: Learn and grow in a welcoming and driven environment beyond our classroom walls. Network with peers, alumni, and partners in our Sales Leadership community.

Development: Students from first years to seniors benefit from 1:1 mentoring and career advising, access to a variety of skill development workshops, and take advantage of peer review settings for resume and interview preparation.

News and Events

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CSL Resume Workshop

September 25, 2018 5pm

Could you use some feedback and help with your resume? If you are a student interested in Sales Leadership or upcoming positions with our partners, this is a great opportunity to get professional advice on putting your best resume forward. Partners and other professionals will be available to work with you one-on-one with resume feedback.

Food will be served!

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Chicago Sales Community Breakfast - Managing the Decision Pipeline

September 28, 2018 7:30am

The breakfast will include networking, a panel discussion, and open question and answer time. Customers are taking longer to make buying decisions. Customers decision making often involves a team of stakeholders. These decision-making teams are getting larger and include both formal and informal members. Learn from sales leaders as they share their knowledge and advice.

To lead the discussion on changes in customer decision making teams, the community has assembled a panel to share their perspectives and insights on the topic. Scheduled panelists include:

  • Dr. Rich Rocco, Assistant Professor at DePaul University
  • Justin Smith, Head of Account Management & Sales at Bruel & Kajer
  • John Verdon, Head of Partnerships at Keeptruckin.com
  • Joe Super, Senior Vice President of Sales at Shearer's Snacks
  • John Thackston, Vice President of Client Engagements at SOAR Performance Group.

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C.H. Robinson Pizza and Professionals

October 2, 2018 12pm

Want to hear more about an exciting career with C.H. Robinson?

C.H. Robinson is hiring full-time account managers and sales executives AND internships in sales and account management.

Today, they're one of the world’s largest third party logistic providers—delivering innovative supply chain solutions to more than 113,000 customers across the world.

Reasons to attend: – Meet and network with corporate recruiters and other students. – Learn more about interning for C.H. Robinson. – Prepare for the CSL Career Expo by meeting recruiters and gaining application insights. – Enjoy lunch on us.

This event is a part of the Pizza & Professionals lunch and learn series presented by the Center for Sales Leadership. Space is limited; your registration is a commitment to attend.

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Pepsi Pizza and Professionals

October 3, 2018 12pm

Want to hear more about an exciting internship with Pepsi?

Below are some of the activities in which you can expect to participate during the internship:

  • Collaborate with our Sales, Space, and Shopper Marketing organizations to achieve key business objectives

Address key business issues and strategic opportunities (shopper, brand or category focused) What we’re looking for:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in: Marketing, Business Administration, or other Business related majors (other majors may be considered)
  • Prior knowledge and/or experience with a consumer-packaged goods corporation is beneficial Ideal candidates demonstrate strong collaborative, analytical, data management and mining skills
  • Exemplary communication, analytical thinker, and leadership skills
  • Proven leadership capabilities

This is part of CSL Pizza and Professionals series, your RSVP is your commitment to attend.

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Groupon Pizza and Professionals

October 4, 2018 12pm

Groupon is hiring merchant development reps and business development reps

Reasons to attend:

  • Meet and network with corporate recruiters and other students.
  • Learn more about working for Groupon
  • Prepare for the CSL Career Expo by meeting recruiters and gaining application insights
  • Enjoy lunch on us.

This event is a part of the Pizza & Professionals lunch and learn series presented by the Center for Sales Leadership. Space is limited; your registration is a commitment to attend.

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3M Pizza and Professionals

October 11, 2018 12pm

Want to hear more about internship and full-time job opportunities with 3M?

3M is hiring for summer 2019 internships for junior and senior students.

Reasons to attend:

  • Meet and network with corporate recruiters and other students.
  • Learn more about working for 3M.
  • Prepare for the CSL Career Expo by meeting recruiters and gaining application insights.
  • Enjoy lunch on us.

This event is a part of the Pizza & Professionals lunch and learn series presented by the Center for Sales Leadership. Space is limited; your registration is a commitment to attend.

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Mock Interview Practice Workshop

October 15, 2018 5pm

If you could use practice in advance of the upcoming Center for Sales Leadership Internship interviews, this is a great opportunity for you. Get advice from professionals and our partners on presenting yourself at an interview. You will get one-on-one coaching and feedback to help you shine in an interview.

Companies that will be there to help you will be CH Robinson, Amazon Web Services, Pepsi, Groupon, and 3M.

Food will be served!

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CSL Career Expo

October 16, 2018 1:30pm

  • Are you a sophomore, junior, or senior in need of a summer 2019 paid internship?
  • Are you graduating soon and curious about career opportunities in sales and/or category management?
  • Are you interested in Sales Leadership faculty and staff making personal introductions for you to recruiters and hiring managers?
  • Are you interested in practicing your networking skills?

If you answered YES to any of the above questions, please join us at the DePaul University Center for Sales Leadership program annual Career Expo on October 16th from 1:30-5:00; registration will start at 1:00.

Participating recruiting partners include 3M, C.H. Robinson, Groupon, Pepsi, Hershey's, Walgreens, Colgate, Dr. Pepper Snapple, Red Bull and others.

What are these companies offering on October 16th?

  • Paid internships for Summer 2019? YES!
  • Available jobs? YES!
  • Career exploration in a highly interactive, safe, fun environment? YES!
  • Resume feedback and interview tips? YES!

We hope to see you there, and so do these amazing companies!

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OUR MISSION

The Center for Sales Leadership is committed to supporting the individual ambitions of students and providing unique resources to enable their success. CSL offers engaging class, self-development programs, and an extensive community of alumni, partners, and peers that prepare students to write their own exceptional stories in a rapidly changing world.

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