Internships and Jobs for Business Students
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Internships Available to  Business Students

TARGET EXECUTIVE INTERNSHIP

The objective is to give you an overview of Target Stores' operations and company programs while strengthening your leadership skills, enabling you to be an effective executive an strategic business partner for the Stores pyramid. As a Store Executive Intern, you will receive support from all areas within the store as you develop your leadership skills in our three part program: Target Fundamentals, Basic Leadership and Hands-on Special Project.

DURING THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM YOU WILL:

  • Review our brand strategy and discover what it takes to lead a team
  • Understand merchandising, guest service and inventory management and how to maximize sales
  • Discover how the Human Resources position impacts staffing, development, retention and brand management
  • Learn about the product supply chain while working through inventory management and productivity issues
  • Train on how to discourage theft and fraud while maintaining store safety
  • Develop your leadership skills
  • Complete a hands-on project requiring you to implement the knowledge you acquire during your internship

SKILLS:

  • Desire to pursue a career in retail management
  • Leadership and strong decision-making skills
  • Assertiveness and initiative
  • Team-oriented thinking
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

TRAINING AND SUPPORT:

  • 10-week internship program
  • 400 total hours
  • Paid training and opportunity to receive school credit

FOLLOWING YOUR INTERNSHIP-IMAGINE AN OFFER TO START A CAREER WHERE YOU WILL:

  • Receive 8-weeks of training in our Business College program
  • Manage a $10-$15 million+ work center
  • Oversee the staffing, development and retention of 25-40+ team members
  • Strive to achieve financial success for you and your store
  • Be on a career path to run a $30-$50+ million business with 200-400+ team members within 3-5 years

CAREER PATH:

  • Executive Intern
  • Executive Team Leader
  • Senior Executive Team Leader
  • Store Team Leader
  • District Team Leader

Please keep in mind while this is the Store Leadership career path, movement within ad between all areas at Target is both possible an encouraged. Promotions and lateral changes can be an important means of broadening you experience and knowledge, and may lead to future opportunities.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

  • The internship program is available in 47 states, in almost every market with a Target Store

For more information, please log on to target.com/careers