Friday, February 26, 2010

Summer Retail Internship - Providence/Nordstrom

This internship just came to my attention via The deadlineis Feb 28th for resumes. Please go to the web site to apply. DON'T SEND TO ME! You must apply directly to the employer.

*Retail Internship Sales - Providence Place*
*Company*: Nordstrom
*Posted*: 2010-Feb-15
*Location*: Providence,


Title: Retail Internship Sales - Providence Place
Location: Rhode Island-Providence
Nordstrom is a fashion specialty retailer founded on a simple idea:
offer each customer the best possible service, quality, value and
selection. We are looking for ambitious sales interns to serve our
customers and participate in sales and customer service events.

From attentive salespeople to meticulous tailors and innovative
merchants, the teams in our Nordstrom full line and Rack stores are
comprised of talented people who work hard to delight the customer. As a
Nordstrom intern, you are welcomed into a family dedicated to creating
memorable and rewarding shopping experiences for our customers.

Sales interns will gain hands on experience, spending three to four days
a week on the selling floor, learning from the dedicated people who
bring the Nordstrom experience to life. Interns for both the full line
store and the Rack will receive a competitive wage and an employee
merchandise discount. What's more, upon successful completion of our
Internship program, you may be offered an assistant manager or
salesperson position, depending on availability and your preferences.

Greet customers in a timely, professional and engaging manner
Maintain an active awareness of the merchandise available in the
department and store and be able to service customers as needed
Perform daily department maintenance tasks, including stock work,
re-merchandising, display, price markdowns and light cleaning
Work as a team player to ensure each customer receives the best service
Open new Nordstrom Fashion Rewards accounts as a means of building
customer relationships
Consistently seek new fashion and product knowledge to act as an expert
for the customer
Participate in a 10-week learning program
Set and achieve personal sales goals while supporting the goals of the
Experience or education in retail
Enthusiasm for fashion and knowledge of current trends
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
*Applies to full-line store interns only
The Nordstrom Internship program is open to college students currently
in their junior and senior years who are enrolled in accredited
institutions and applicable degree programs. For example, retail
management and fashion merchandising.
The Internship program at this store starts June 1, 2010 and ends August
6, 2010. The application deadline is February 28, 2010. Interviews are
conducted in March and the selection process will be complete by March
31, 2010.

Since 1901, Nordstrom has offered a wide variety of quality apparel,
shoes and accessories for men, women and children at our stores across
the country. We're proud to be named toFortuneTmagazine's list of '100
Best Companies to Work For.' We believe this recognition comes from our
desire to empower our employees to set their sights high and deliver
exceptional service to customers.
As a Nordstrom employee, you can feel confident that your health and
well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive,
flexible employee benefits package that includes medical/vision and
dental coverage, a generous merchandise discount, an employer-matched
401(K) savings and profit sharing plan and much more.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature
and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It
is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive
inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of
employees assigned to this job. No visa sponsorship is available for
this position.

Go to this link to apply: