Retail Management Internship | Schaumburg, IL (Summer 2024)

TJX Companies

3.5

(20)

Schaumburg, IL

Why you should apply for a job to TJX Companies:

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 59% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We are committed to an inclusive workplace where Associates feel welcome, valued, and engaged to provide value to our customers
  • We provide teaching and development opportunities that help Associates build a career
  • We offer competitive benefits that vary by country, position & length of service that add value to Associates’ lives
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    Position summary

    bute to a specific team

    • A challenging, collaborative, team-based environment

    • An inclusive culture where all Associates feel welcome, valued, and engaged

    • Exposure to career growth opportunities. Upon successful completion of this experience, you may be presented a future offer to return to TJX!

    What you'll do:

    TJX US Stores are offering a 12-week summer internship within Retail Management, where interns will learn retail sales, customer service, merchandising and operations in a supported, fun, and fast-paced environment. Interns will be immersed in a dynamic and collaborative environment with an emphasis on both customer and Associate experience. Our Human Resources, Store and District leaders will facilitate learning through job shadow experiences and ongoing mentorship.

    Throughout this internship, you will have the opportunity to:

    / Learn how to lead, develop, and motivate a diverse team of Associates

    / Actively collaborate with various functions within Store, District, and Regional Leadership

    / Learn from and shadow TJX leaders

    / Gain exposure to the lifecycle of our off-price business model

    / Learn how management leads the execution of Merchandise standards and Operating Processes

    / Focus on an operational project and deliver a final presentation to the executive leadership team members

    / Participate in a volunteering experience, an executive-led speaker series, and networking events

    Join our teams as a Retail Management intern and receive robust training and leadership development through classroom learning, on-the-job training, and ongoing mentorship from your leadership team. You'll gain an understanding of the daily operations of a multi-million-dollar store through exposure to two critical functions within our retail stores:

    / Merchandise Standards & Presentation

    • Learn visual merchandise presentation standards, including seasonal planning, shop set up, feature creation, and raising brand awareness through store value signage.

    • Gain exposure to driving sales through the customer experience, including the importance of processing and flowing goods, merchandise turns, markdowns, average ticket and average order value.

    • Learn how to drive key businesses through monitoring merchandise reporting and sales tracking including top and bottom performing departments compared to the district and chain.

    / Operating Processes & Execution

    • Learn the operating systems that drive Associate and Customer Experience.

    • Gain exposure to retail store Front-line leadership; scheduling, timekeeping, labor planning, payroll maintenance, hiring and on-boarding, training, development, and performance management.

    • Learn how to plan and manage daily, weekly, monthly activities to achieve operating goals across a variety of success metrics.

    • Gain exposure to loss control, environmental sustainability and environmental health and safety initiatives, programs, and strategies.

    Who we are looking for:
    We are seeking to find curious students who are eager to grow their leadership skills and off-price knowledge by supporting our teams in delivering and achieving business goals.

    Specifically we're looking for:

    / Candidates with a genuine interest in a long-term career within our Retail Stores network.

    / Rising Seniors currently enrolled in a 4-year degree program or students enrolled in 2-year degree program

    / Available for the full duration of the internship program during the summer

    / Analytical problem solvers with a passion for contributing to business goals, and motivating others

    / Leadership experience, ability to collaborate, and strong communication skills

    / The confidence and flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced and ambiguous environment

    / An entrepreneurial drive and curiosity for business knowledge

    / Able to accommodate a flexible in person work schedule that includes nights and weekend

    Post Internship: We've Got Big Plans For You.

    Upon successful completion of this internship, high performing interns may be presented with a future offer to return to a TJX Store location as an Assistant Store Manager! You will be enrolled in our 4-week Management Training Program prior to being placed in your assigned store.

    What to expect from our interview process:

    • Learn more about TJX by attending recruiting events.

    • Virtual one-way interview (HireVue)

    • Virtual behavioral interviews

    • Offer to join TJX and Welcome to the TJX Family!

    At Sierra, we embrace the unknown - and support each other on the journey. Every day is a chance to reinvent what's possible within our stores. We're not afraid to scale mountains to Discover Different. That kind of fearless attitude extends throughout the entire TJX family, which includes TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, and Homesense.

    Discover Different also means that we embrace each other's differences and unique perspectives. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

    Posting Notes: Sierra Trading Post Region 1 || 1540 E. Golf Rd || Schaumburg || IL || 60173

    Why you should apply for a job to TJX Companies:

  • 4.5/5 in supportive management
  • 75% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 59% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We are committed to an inclusive workplace where Associates feel welcome, valued, and engaged to provide value to our customers
  • We provide teaching and development opportunities that help Associates build a career
  • We offer competitive benefits that vary by country, position & length of service that add value to Associates’ lives