Saturday, June 7, 2014

Retail Management Internship - UMD Campus Store

Retail Management Internship

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth University Campus Store

Dartmouth, MA

Program Summary:

Follett's Retail Management Internship Program provides talented, business-minded college students with a hands-on summer learning experience.  Throughout the summer, interns have an opportunity to work alongside FHEG's campus store leaders in a world-class retail environment.  Each week, interns focus on a different aspect of store operations while simultaneously participating in activities and projects that contribute to their professional and personal development. Follett's interns are paid hourly, receive an employee discount on campus store purchases and must complete pre-employment background check process.

Follett has an excellent track record of identifying talented individuals in our own backyard. Upon college graduation, student interns may elect to go on to our Management Training Program, which fast tracks into a career in retail management

Job Description:

As a member of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth University Campus Store operations team, you will perform a variety of responsibilities that will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Provide support to store leadership team while learning all aspects of store management, including course materials management, associate development, loss prevention, shipping and receiving, merchandising, and customer service
  • Offer outstanding customer service to internal and external customers
  • Work effectively in a team environment while demonstrating the ability to work independently
  • Prepare and present a defined special project to all levels of management

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with anticipated graduation between December 2014 - December 2015
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or above
  • All majors are welcome to apply; business related curriculum is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to identify and solve problems
  • Strong computer proficiencies in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint with the ability to efficiently learn new technologies
  • Excellent customer service acumen
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Previous retail experience strongly preferred (search “intern”)