Home Depot INTERN - MERCHANDISING in Atlanta, Georgia
POSITION PURPOSE - The merchandising intern program offers talented college students an opportunity to develop leadership skills and gain hands on experience in working with a number of leaders to learn the retail business from one of the world's leading retailers. During a 10-12 week period, interns will be assigned to functional teams such as buying, global sourcing, merchandise operations/execution, marketing, e-commerce, product development and brand management to learn day-to-day operations, merchandising skills and overall comprehension of the retail business at the Home Depot's corporate office.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Use strategic thinking to approach problems and create solutions
Responsible for the accuracy and quality of work performed
Develop and implement project plans; determine requirements, deliverables, resources, timing/milestones, and risks
Communicate findings and project status clearly and professionally through presentations.
Make recommendations to upper management.
Provide comprehensive report out to merchandising senior leaders on assignments and other related projects
Partnering cross-functionally to achieve goals
NATURE AND SCOPE - Position reports to Manager or Team Lead; No direct reports
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS -
-Must be eighteen years of age
-Must pass the Drug Test
-Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable
EDUCATION REQUIRED - The knowledge, skills, and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma and/or GED.
YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 0
CERTIFICATES/LICENSES - Working toward a post-secondary degree.
PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS - Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions, there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS - Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
Strong analytical skills
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND COMPETENCIES -
Background in system development/business requirements
Project management experience
User Acceptance Testing experience We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.