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AroundCampus Reviews

Updated January 2, 2015
Updated January 2, 2015
226 Reviews
3.5
226 Reviews
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Pros
  • You really learn a lot about yourself and how hard you work because this is the whole internship (in 14 reviews)

  • The training program in Chapel Hill allows you to meet lots of other students from across the country (in 23 reviews)


Cons
  • Long Hours: You are required to work 40 hours per week (in 25 reviews)

  • In the area I was in it was hard to sell because the product isn't as well known (in 11 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Experience! Great Leaders! Hard Work! Big Job Opportunities! Outstanding Internship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Team Leader/Intern Sales Representative in Wilmington, NC
    Current Employee - Sales Team Leader/Intern Sales Representative in Wilmington, NC

    I have been working at AroundCampus as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Management
    Hands on
    Experience
    Great references
    Resume Booster
    Tons of connections in your town
    Future job opportunities are endless
    Meet hundreds of business owners in your town
    you will be offered so many jobs!
    Great Family like business atmosphere!

    Cons

    Hard work!
    Long hours!
    Have to learn to be organized
    Mediocre pay but at least its payed whereas some internships aren't
    Need a car with good gas mileage!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work! Love the encouragement and the ride alongs

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was a great experience and I definitely learned a lot, but it is a lot of work to do for such little pay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Intern in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Sales Intern in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at AroundCampus full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Learn a lot on the job

    Cons

    A lot of hard work, not enough pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay interns more, please and thank you!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    If you put in the work, you will love it

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative

    I have been working at AroundCampus as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Hard work pays off, this is definitetley not an easy internship but it is what you make of it
    Good pay regardless of if you make a sale
    Everyone is very supportive

    Cons

    Long long hours and it is not as easy as it seems to make a sale
    Can be a very frustrating jon

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was great wish I worked in a different city.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Phila, PA
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Phila, PA

    I have been working at AroundCampus as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Money is good if you have the right clients.

    Cons

    Walking everywhere can be hectic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do more marketing to the universities so they already know about us.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very demanding, hardwork, not financially rewarding

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative Intern in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Representative Intern in Houston, TX

    I have been working at AroundCampus full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Sales training is worth everything, it is one of the best things you will ever do.
    Hires within, and promotes from within
    Very good resume experience
    Mainly independent work hours

    Cons

    Not financially rewarding
    Success can very much depend on where you live, best if in college town
    Long hours
    Many unpaid for outside expenses (lunches and gas)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have a base salary

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Emotionally and physically draining

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Outside Sales Representative in Washington, DC

    I have been working at AroundCampus as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun training week in NC and you get to work in a team of interns throughout the summer. If you like sales, this will help you for future jobs

    Cons

    Be prepared to be outside all day on sales calls
    No office
    Getting customers to buy from you is almost impossible, depending on your territory
    Unrealistic sales goal, problems with previous clients making renewals a pain
    You get a stipend which comes down to less than 4 dollars an hour

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    I learned a whole lot but it was incredibly challenging. Door to door outside sales

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at AroundCampus as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    learned everything I need to know about sales
    built great relationships with clients
    Training program prepared you

    Cons

    pay
    lack of communicatino between sales reps and Regional Manager

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Cluttered culture, lack of compensation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Sales Representative

    I have been working at AroundCampus as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    some friendly people
    people are willing to lend a hand

    Cons

    many employees seem to be unable to perform their jobs.
    some incompetence
    low pay
    interns are relied on too heavily

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    make sure employees receive proper training and know their jobs completely
    pay better

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Fullfilling

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AroundCampus

    Pros

    If you put in the effort, you will get hooked up with post grad jobs, plain and simple.
    You learn about yourself and foster great new skills/

    Cons

    You have to really work your ass off, sometimes things can be confusing and not all that transparent with regards to how you conduct yourself.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 4 people found this helpful  

    Incredible Opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Regional Manager in Chapel Hill, NC
    Current Employee - Regional Manager in Chapel Hill, NC

    I have been working at AroundCampus full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Provides real world experience, great responsibility, and opens many doors for future employment with the company as well with Career Partners and many other corporations. The company truly values each employee and is open to listening to all ideas. The UD experience is like no other and provides many opportunities to further develop and enhance both professional and sales skills whether you are an intern or in a management posotion.

    Cons

    The company believes in hiring from within so everyone starts at intern level.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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