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Intern Store US (Part-Time)

Follett Corporation
employee discount
United States, Illinois, Westchester
3 Westbrook Corporate Center (Show on map)
February 09, 2024
Position Overview
Follett's Retail Management Internship Program provides talented, business-minded college students with a hands-on learning experience for the Spring Semester. Throughout the semester, interns have an opportunity to work alongside Follett's bookstore 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, work Part-Time (15-20 hours per week), receive an employee discount on campus store purchases, and must complete a pre-employment background check process.


As a member of the store operations team, you will perform a variety of responsibilities that will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide support to the 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.

  • Currently enrolled at the College/University with anticipated graduation between May 2017-May 2018.
  • GPA of 3.0/4.0 or above.
  • All majors are welcome to apply; a 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 is strongly preferred.

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