Inventory Analyst Intern & Trainee 


Your friends are already jealous.

You will use qualitative data to make recommendations on how much inventory to send to each location to support what customers want and when they want it, whether online or in stores. You will determine the inventory deployment strategy to get products to the right place at the right time to maximize sales, best leverage inventory ownership, and minimize the cost of shipping. You will learn to develop strong relationships with vendors to ensure full and on-time shipment and delivery to stores.

 

What you'll do - Intern & Full Time

Review data to determine what's selling and what's not
Learn about allocation and localization (ex. why you wouldn't send puffer coats to a store in Florida)
Observe the Inventory Analysts and help make strategic inventory deployment strategies

Monthly Climate and Location Selling Recapts 

Monthly Size Selling Recaps

Analyze Store Inventory Management Reports to make inventory allocation strategy recommendations and assure healthy and profitable inventory stock position

Analyze Omni Channel Reports to assure optional inventory ownership across fulfillment networks (e-commerce fulfillment centers, stores, and other 3rd party fulfillment centers)  and minimize the cost of shipping
 

This is you - Intern

Undergraduate junior
 
You know your way around a spreadsheet
 
You not only like to price a point but you usually have data to back it up 

Multitasking is your thing, but you're also extremely organized 
 
You have a passion for product and love to learn about what customers want!

This is you - Full Time

Graduating Senior
 
You know your way around a spreadsheet
 
You not only like to price a point but you usually have data to back it up 

Multitasking is your thing, but you're also extremely organized 
 
You have a passion for product and love to learn about what customers want!
Your major is probably something like
Marketing

Analytics

Retail

Merchandising

Management

Business Administration

Finance

...and more!

Assistant Merchant Intern


Your friends are already jealous.

As an assistant merchant intern, assist the merchandising team in analyzing the business, learning to drive key
pricing and marketing processes while providing operational support. 

 

What you'll do

Analyze the line of business you are working in
by generating weekly reporting and reviewing +
interpreting that reporting to determine what
happened + why it happened

Learn all about pricing -- the strategy behind it
and how to execute pricing in-store and online

Participate in marketing conversations --
ensuring we come across to the customer in a
way that supports our product strategies, while
learning how to execute sample turn in for photo
shoots, advertising proofing and digital
experience reviews

Actively engage in competitive shopping + recap
your team -- analyzing trends, pricing +
marketing in the marketplace from our key
competitors

This is you

Undergraduate junior

You prefer to work with a team vs. alone - you love people!

You know your way around a spreadsheet

You not only like to prove a point, you usually have data to back it up

Multi-tasking is your thing, but you're also extremely organized

You have a passion for products and love to learn about what customers want!
Possible career path
Assistant Merchant Trainee

Assistant Merchant

Associate Merchant

Associate Planner

Merchandise Manager /
Planning Manager
Your major is probably something like
Marketing

Analytics

Retail

Merchandising

Management

Business Administration

Finance

...and more!

Production Intern


Has you written all over it.

As a Production Intern you will assist your team in developing, sourcing, and executing all of Kohl's private and exclusive label brands - the ones that are ONLY available at Kohl's (LC Lauren Conrad, Apt. 9, Sonoma, etc.)


What you'll do


Help your office with aspects of the concept to customer process: production, costing, sample management

Assist with daily activities: quality reviews, vendor emails, meeting set-up and product review
Shadow and learn from all levels of your team, especially the product development coordinator (the role that interns are hired back as!)

​​​​​​​Develop business skills such as collaboration, communication, business analytics and increase product specific knowledge

This is you

Undergraduate junior

You're a great communicator- you get along with a range of personalities and backgrounds

You have a passion for all aspects of a product: sales, market relevancy, textiles, etc.

You work with a sense of urgency and adapt well to change - "no day is the same" sounds like something you would love

Career path
Production intern >

Production Coordinator >

Associate product manager >


Product manager >

Senior product manager >

Your major is probably something like
Retail Merchandising

Consumer Science

Marketing

Textile Sciences

Communications

Business Administration

...and more!

Sourcing Intern


Your friends are already jealous.

As a Sourcing intern, you will support the execution of the sourcing strategy by researching and analyzing information that impacts the supply chain such as strategy implementation, vendor onboarding, and communication.



What you'll do

Work with the Sourcing team to drive global sourcing strategies for Kohl's Private & Exclusive brands.

Facilitate partnerships with vendors through understanding of vendor scorecards &
performance metrics.

Support the costing process and execution of sourcing strategy through research, analysis,
reporting, recording and data visualization.

Data Management

Building/maintaining reports and presentations

Monitor and maintain centralized sourcing mailboxes

This is you

Undergraduate junior
 
Passion for and/or a background in
research and analysis

Familiarity with Microsoft Office,
understand how to use features, such as
pivot tables and file linking
Your major is probably something like
Business Msjor

Global Sourcing Major

Marketing Analytics Intern


That just sounds impressive.

Marketing Analytics is comprised of several different teams that range in responsibilities but all have the same goal of providing data, reports, insight, and guidance regarding our customer behavior to our company and our leaders.


What you'll do

Synthesize large quantities of data

Measure the effectiveness of tactics in market

Provide reports and insights to leadership that guide marketing decision makers

This is you

Can synthesize complex data so it's easy to understand

Analytical and strategic thinker

Proactive problem solver

Curious and collaborative

Work with a sense of urgency and are
comfortable with change and ambiguity

Collaborative with peers and leaders

Results-oriented

Excellent verbal and written communication,
analytical and problem-solving skills, time
management and creative thinking skills
Career path
Marketing Intern >

Associate Marketing Analyst >

Marketing Analyst >

Senior Marketing Analyst >

Analytics Manager >
Your major is probably something like
Marketing

Analytics


Economics

Mathematics

Statistics

Marketing Strategy Intern


Has you written all over it.
​​​​​​​
Are you naturally curious and a creative problem solver? As a Marketing Strategy Intern, you'll join one of several teams that collaborate to develop and implement strategic marketing plans to achieve our goals of driving traffic and sales. Our strategy teams bring their respective expertise together to ensure our customer feels heard and recognized in every interaction with the Kohl's brand.



What you'll do

Interpret and synthesize data and insights to contribute to projects that drive traffic to our stores and website

Develop and recommend data-driven strategies to marketing decision makers

Activate new marketing tactics and/or processes (leave your mark with "real" work experience!)

Contribute to the creation and execution of cross-channel brand, digital, and event marketing plans

This is you

Curious and willing to ask questions

Strong written and verbal communication skills (we want to hear your thoughts!)

Creative problem solver

Work with a sense of urgency and are comfortable with change and ambiguity

Analytical and strategic thinker

Collaborative with peers and leaders

Results-oriented
Career path
Marketing Intern >

Marketing Coordinator >

Senior Marketing Coordinator >

Marketing Manager >








Your major is probably something like
Marketing

Communications

Retail/Consumer Behavior

Strategic Communications

Public Relations

Advertising

...and more!


Assistant Merchant Trainee


Has you written all over it.

 Build a strong merchant foundation by assisting the merchandising team in analyzing the
business, learning to drive key processes, and providing operational support .

 

What you'll do

Generate all weekly, in-season and postseason reporting

Review & analyze reporting and make recommendations to drive the business

Execute First Insight testing & analysis

Key partner to Digital Merchandising in identifying & driving digital opportunities

Partner with IP to enhance the digital experience by elevating product pages & driving
review, image & video coverage

Submit web IDs to drive DM assortments and offers

Complete site staging for major ad events

Direct Ship Strategy, including vendor onboarding, DSN review & submission, forecasting and
vendor communication

Own pricing & signing execution & in-season maintenance, markdown execution, and debit
processing

Own the ISM signing process, including updates and communication

Lead compliance strategy and execution
Logistics PO Coding

Qualifications

Analytical

Problem solver

Attention to detailDemonstrated analytical and technical aptitude


Familiarity with direct marketing concepts

Basic understanding of data and database driven consumer marketing
 
Experience creating and adopting process documentation standards

KPI's 

Sales

Margin

Turn

Customer Choice Metric

Change Management

Associate discount

 

Digital Merchandising Intern


Your friends are already jealous.

In this internship, you will get an overview of how Kohls.com comes to life. You will learn about several
teams including our Digital Strategy team, Digital Merchandising & Analytics team, and our Digital
Item Production & Operations team. Pending which team you are placed on, you will gain deeper
knowledge on a specific area.
 

What you'll do

Analyze the customer behavior using internal reporting to optimize all devices and product finding methods (browse, search & recs.) Research the influence of marketing channels and understand the impact these external drivers have on a category of business

Enhance customer experience by maintaining best in class online shopping experience

Responsible for collaborating with merchant, marketing and digital partners to develop and prioritize browse & search experiences and category initiatives to best drive sales and conversion

Assess the competition to identify strategic competitive & consumer-driven opportunities to
improve Kohls.com

Responsible for execution of Item set-up, Product Detail Page creation, and live to site
troubleshooting
Identify Product Detail Page strategies through competitive research and engage
stakeholders to develop a process to execute the opportunities identified

Learn how product information flows to enable the live to site process

Research, document and train on digital process efficiencies.

This is you

Undergraduate Junior

Analytical Thinker

Works Well in Teams

Customer Obsessed

Innovative Thinker

Self Starter

Data Lover

Detail Oriented

 
Kohl's is an equal Opportunity Employer and an organization that values and encourages diversity among our applicants. We're committed to creating a culture where everyone belongs; where diversity and inclusion drive innovation and business results while enabling associates and customers to be their authentic selves every single day.
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