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"Long hours, little pay, lots of gas"

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Former Intern - Sales Representative
Former Intern - Sales Representative
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at AroundCampus as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

Free trip to North Carolina. Great to use on resume.

Cons

Monotonous work, poor product, rarely receive renewals.

Advice to Management

INCREASE PAY!

Other Employee Reviews for AroundCampus

  1. Helpful (1)

    "You get what you put in"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AroundCampus as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great introduction to B2B selling and making cold calls
    Potential for pretty good money
    Allows for a lot of independence on a daily basis

    Cons

    Everything you do is based upon making cold calls, ie. walking into a business blindly and immediately starting to pitch. If you're not good at that you're in for a long summer.
    A lot of rejections. Most people are fairly nice about passing up on the product while others are not so nice.
    The way you are paid is once the commission is collected. Some businesses do not pay in a timely manner and in turn you don't get commission for making that sale. There is also a cut off date for you to receive commission meaning that there is a lot of potential for you to miss out on getting paid.
    For as much work as you do, you do not get paid enough. I busted my butt off during the summer and am looking to receive not nearly the amount of money I should be. You get a $200 draw each week and 15% of your sales but until you pay off the draw, you see no money.
    I believe the product will be obsolete in a few years. No one wants to buy print advertising anymore.

    Advice to Management

    Product needs to be reconfigured or will become obsolete soon.
    Easy for interns to slack off and just chill while getting paid.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "The internship was exhausting and not worth the stress it caused"

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    Former Intern - Sales Associate
    Former Intern - Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AroundCampus as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Looks good on a resume
    Possibilities for networking

    Cons

    Multiple managers breathing down your neck
    Very low compensation
    Long hours and demanding schedules
    Literally drive around all day
    Lasts literally the entire summer
    Being told to work toward unrealistic goals
    They frown upon you if you don't work overtime some nights
    The company relies on interns to make almost all of its profits

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to the advice and insights that the interns are giving you. They are actually out in the field and know a lot more about whether your techniques and methods are working.

    Don't make it required for each team to have 2 meetings every day. They become monotonous and just end up costing us more gas to talk about the same things.

    Put a LOT more effort into advertising your cruel products. This will make it a lot easier for the interns to get clients interested in buying.


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