Southwestern Advantage

About Southwestern Advantage

2019's Top Rated U.S. Internship ​Southwestern Advantage and their Global Director of Campus Relations, Dr. Ralph Brigham, have been selected for the 2019 Charles F. Kettering Award. Each year, Cooperative Education & Internship Association (CEIA) recognizes one recipient of the Charles F. Kettering Award for excellence in industry, business, or government internship/cooperative education programs. CEIA is the national leader in cooperative education and internship program management. This award comes with the distinction of being rated as the top rated internship/cooperative education employer in the nation. Southwestern Advantage joins a prestigious group of past winners including IBM, NASA, Walt Disney, AT&T, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Bloomingdale’s, Ford, and General Motors. Press release: For over 150 years, Southwestern Advantage has offered a sales & leadership program that gives university students a way to afford their degrees, gain entrepreneurial skills, and build character. Each summer, a sales force of over 1,600 independent student reps market an educational learning system to families across the US & Canada. University students in our sales & leadership program represent over 240 campuses in more than 20 countries around the world. We empower student reps with the tools, training, and coaching they need to build their own businesses and gain transferable life skills. Our product line of early learning, homework help, and SAT/ACT resources help millions of children excel academically and feel excited about school. Student Reps meet with families for short consultative visits to discuss education and show a line of websites, apps, and books that help families reach their academic goals.



May 2020 - July 2020 Nashville, TN
“Taught me how to own a business and how to manage that business.”

Educational consultant

May 2020 Nashville, TN
“I love being surrounded by influential individuals who want to build as a team, learning how to perfect the craft of consultative sales, and I absolutely enjoyed traveling to over 4 states, while networking with college students in over 300 college campuses. ”
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