Sales Career Accelerator

100% Virtual Program

Photo: USF Sales Club Members Visit KnowBe4

Award-winning Top Workplace for 5 Consecutive Years


This program is designed for college students who want to pursue a career in sales and will help these students enter the industry with practical skills, knowledge, and experience. 

KnowBe4, Inc. is a high growth information security company. We are the world’s largest provider of new-school security awareness training and simulated phishing. KnowBe4 was created to help organizations manage the ongoing problem of social engineering. Tens of thousands of organizations worldwide use KnowBe4’s platform to mobilize their end users as a last line of defense and enable them to make better security decisions, every day. 

We have ranked a best place to work for women, millennials, and in technology nationwide by Fortune Magazine as well as #1 or #2 in The Tampa Bay Top Workplaces Survey for the last five years. We have also had 27 record-setting quarters in a row.

Please note that this program is 100% virtual, is informational in nature, and does not carry any job duties or responsibilities.
Participants will not be paid. Participation in the program does not guarantee any future employment with KnowBe4. 


  • Learn the processes and systems that top Silicon Valley companies use
    to create and maintain hypergrowth
  • Learn what top companies look for in sales reps and how to get hired
    after college


  • Meet the Chief Revenue Officer of KnowBe4
  • Learn from several SVPs and VPs of Sales
  • Network directly with KnowBe4’s Recruitment Team


  • Get hands-on practice under the guidance of KnowBe4's top sales reps
    and executives
  • Work with other students to improve your sales skills together


  • Upgrade your resume to help you land your dream job
  • Top performers will get a chance to become interns or employees at KnowBe4

Program Details


October 21, 2020 - April 21, 2021
1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
4:30-6:00 pm ET


October 21, 2020 - Program Introduction: Quick Pitches & Networking 
November 4, 2020 - Sales Workshop: KnowBe4 Roadmap to Success 
November 18, 2020 - Sales Workshop: Strategic Prospecting in Tech
December 2, 2020 - Network With Recruiters: Interact Directly With KnowBe4's Recruitment Team 
December 16, 2020 - Sales Workshop: The Art of Tailoring a Demo
January 6, 2021 - Plan Your Path: Perfect Your LinkedIn & Learn About Sales Careers
January 20, 2021 - Sales Competition: Test The Skills You've Learned 
February 3, 2021 - Sales Workshop: Negotiating like a Pro 
February 17, 2021 - Sales Workshop: The Void Between Sales and Closing 
March 3, 2021 - Meet The CRO: "Ask Me Anything" Session With KnowBe4's Chief Revenue Officer
March 17, 2021 - Sales Workshop: Objection Handling Like a Boss 
April 7, 2021 - Sales Competition: Test The Skills You’ve Learned
April 21, 2021 - Graduation & Networking: Graduate & Interact Directly With KnowBe4's Recruitment Team 


  • Submit your application and resume below.
  • Once you submit your resume and application, you will receive an email with instructions on how to submit a video. We ask that you submit an application video (no longer than 5 minutes in length) to express your interest in the program and starting a career in sales.
  • If you move to the next round, you will be scheduled for an interview with the recruitment team and sales executives at KnowBe4.  
  • Decisions will be made on a rolling basis.
  • The top 20 students will be selected for the program by October 1, 2020. 



  • Must be a Junior or Senior pursuing a degree in Business, Marketing, Sales, or a related major.
  • Must possess a strong interest in a sales career at a fast-growing software company.
  • Must have access to a computer and internet connection, with a webcam and the ability to connect to virtual sessions via Zoom. 


  • Must have an attendance rate of 80% or above in order to graduate from the program. 



  • Holiday Carnival
  • Holiday Carnival
  • Finance Lunch
  • Daily Morning Meeting
  • 8th Birthday
  • Adopt-A-Pet
  • Training
  • Mingle
  • Awards
  • Halloween
  • Softball
  • Awards
  • Startup Weekend