2024 Fall Technical Sales Co-op (Houston, TX)

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers' fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.


Location: Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge, LAUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time
Function: Sales
Pay Range: ($35,360.00 - $39,520.00)
Target Bonus: [[targetBonusPercentage]]%
Req ID: 24838



Summary: Lincoln Electric’s Sales Internship Program is an excellent opportunity to gain real world technical sales experience in one of our U.S. regional sales offices. You will receive training and a sales mentor for the duration of your program. During your internship you will interact with end users of our products, as well as our industrial distributor partners. You will spend time working with the region’s Technical Sales Representatives (TSR) and Regional Manager, as well as managing and driving individual sales projects. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be considered for a future internship or full-time employment, depending on your expected graduation date.



  • Participate in a one-week training program at our world headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio on specific products and sales programs. Continue training in the regional sales office, as needed throughout your internship period.
  • Develop an understanding of arc welding safety issues.
  • Work alongside each of the region’s TSRs visiting end users and distributors. Identify the key sales issues they encounter and how they are managed. Provide assistance as needed.
  • Drive two to three key sales projects, as determined by the Regional Sales Manager as most effective for the region.
  • At end of internship period, develop and deliver a presentation to the Regional Sales Manager about your experiences during the internship and the overall success of your key sales projects.



  • Currently enrolled in a 4 year college program.
  • Sophomore status or higher within engineering, business, or similar program combined with an interest in applying academic learning to sales, technical/field service, and end user support.
  • Willingness to collaborate cross-functionally with engineers, product management, sales and other colleagues within the business.


Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge

Job Segment: Welding, Fabrication, Field Service, Manufacturing