Southwestern Student Program

Working with Southwestern is one of the most challenging yet rewarding experiences a young person will have. Here is a funny video that highlights some of the ups and downs about my time selling books with The Southwestern Company.

While there is no doubt that working with Southwestern is one of the toughest things you can choose to do I did make over $250,000 during 5 summers when I was in college and grad school.

If you have the passion to succeed and do something meaningful with your life you can make it. They have been teaching thousands of college students to be successful running their own businesses selling educational material door to door for over 150 years.

More than just the money you make, if you stick to a great schedule and really work hard you will:

  • Develop communication skills that you can use in any career
  • Learn valuable life lessons about persistence, perseverance, and dedication
  • Be professionally trained on selling which will be applicable to anything you spend your life doing
  • Get the opportunity to learn how to overcome fear of rejection and fear of failure which are two forces that stop most people from ever getting started on their dreams
  • Meet and build an amazing network of friends, mentors, and advisors
  • Have guaranteed job placement with one of our sister companies after graduation and/or the opportunity to start your own company with our business incubator program
  • Get to see the company and meet different people of all different geographic, educational, and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Benefit from world-class sales and business training
  • Gain access to one of the most powerful interconnected networks of business professionals on the planet
  • Add valuable real world experience to your resume
  • Develop an unconditional confidence in yourself that you can do anything!

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