As a most unique and forward-thinking retail employer, Sam’s Club helps our members live better by providing them great value on the things they need — both for their businesses and their homes. What makes Sam’s Club unique is the format we use to serve our customers. Our clubs give members access to a wide selection of large-volume items at value prices. Working at Sam's Club means working behind the scenes of a unique retail operation. The decisions to best serve our members have a profound impact on millions of people. We pride ourselves on our progressive environmental practices and the ability to change with the times. We look for people who can think creatively, make smart decisions, and anticipate future trends in retailing.
Position DescriptionSam’s Club Internship Program Summer 2013
Interested in a career with a fast-paced retailer who embraces change and creative thinking? As a Sam’s Club Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain a realistic job preview of working in a dynamic, fast-paced retail environment.
A Sam’s Club paid internship will provide practical skills above and beyond your classroom experience. You will gain knowledge and experience from the most successful and largest retailer in the world. Interning for Sam’s Club will set you up for a bright and successful future and also give you the necessary experience to become competitive in future endeavors. Note: All Corporate Internship Program positions are based out of Bentonville, Arkansas unless otherwise noted.
This internship opportunity is in Sam’s Club Internal Communications, the division which handles all communications to Clubs and the Club Support office. Communications include daily/weekly direction for Clubs, corporate announcements, weekly campus notices and the internal magazine with 25,000+ distribution to 100,000+ associates.Positions will be added as we go through the process, so continue to monitor and visit the site for further details on additional Internship openings.
Minimum QualificationsThe minimum qualifications for an Internship are as follows: -Entering or currently in your junior or senior year of college as of June 1, 2013 – OR – -Have completed your degree but are required to complete an internship before you can receive your diploma -3.0 Cumulative GPA- Journalism or communications background, magazine or editorial focus preferred- Team Player- Dependable- Must strive to meet/exceed deadlines
CompetenciesJudgment - Uses policies, procedures and/or guides to make good choices. - Uses data and facts to make day-to-day decisions and involve others as needed. - Recognizes what might be a problem and informs those who can correct it.
Planning & Improvement - Accepts responsibility and meets expectations for own work. - Identifies steps needed to carry out work as required.
Ethics & Compliance - Follows company policies and procedures. - Shows integrity and ethical behavior in all work situations. - Reports ethical and compliance issues promptly
Influence & Communicate - Listens to others and asks questions to learn about what is needed. - Communicates the right information to associates and leaders when they need it. - Communicates in a respectful and professional manner.
Execution & Results - Ensure work is done correctly. - Works on top priorities first. - Makes a consistent effort to get results. - Meets deadlines. - Takes action in order to solve problems so work can be completed in a timely manner.
Adaptability - Adapts to changing work demands. - Stays focused on own work when faced with change or difficulties. - Stays open to and learns from assignments and feedback.
Customer/Member Centered - Shows care and concern when serving our associates and customer/members. - Asks questions to understand meet associate and customer/member needs. - Uses policy and information to exceed associate and customer/member expectations. - Finds and uses the right resources at the right time to resolve associate and customer/member requests.