Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and one of America’s leading retailers. And the only constant in retail? Change. Our business is constantly evolving, using big ideas to solve complex problems.üüü
Target’s LeadershipüDevelopment Rotational Programü(LDRP) is a 2-year rotational program and development curriculumüdesigned to provide a set of experiences to build enterprise empathy by learning in business functions outside the traditional career path, developing cross functional influence by driving meaningful outcomes, and deepening leadership experiences to accelerate the development of future leaders. Within this program, your experiences could spanüFinance,üMerchandising, Digital and Stores.ü
The internship associated with Leadership Development Rotational Program is a 10-week,üproject-basedüprogram where you’ll act as a financial and analytical consultant and business partner. You will complete a project that will provide critical insights into our business and culminate your summer experience by presenting your results to leaders in your department.
The retail landscape is evolving and Target isüan industry leader through the development ofüitsüteam members. Within theüLeadershipüRotational Programü-üFinance and Business Planning track, you will gain broad exposure with a focus on driving business decisions through deep data analysis, understanding the broader business context and storytelling to help Target make strong decisions for our P+L. As an intern candidate for this program, you’ll experience a realistic job preview into life as a Sr Manager in Finance or Sr Merchandise Planner – key roles in the Finance and Business Planning track.üü
Here is an additional snapshot of a few of the unique things this internship has to offer:
You’ll gain valuable insight into the day-to-day workings of the Finance or Planning by collaborating cross functionally, and utilizing forward-thinking solutions and innovative approaches.
Tackle some of the company’s most strategic priorities and pressing financial questions.
Experience a day in the life of a financial consultant through a “Key Experience” where you will shadow, drive and present your findings to leadership.
Understand the cross functional partnerships, financial acumen and strategy that goes into owning a business P&L.
Outside of your day-to-day work as an intern, you will beüimmersed in events and a development curriculumüwith your cohort of intern peersüthat willüdeepenüyour ability to be a successful, inclusive and cross-functional leader. Events and development highlights include:üüü
Store and Distribution Center tours to gain a cross pyramid perspectiveü
Structured mentorship inclusive of a peer mentor and a senior leader mentor from your respective trackü
Speaker Series withüSVP and C-Suite leadershipü
Development series that focuses on inclusive leadership, empathy,üstory tellingüand coaching othersü
Currently enrolled in year one ofüanüMBA programü
Concentrations in finance, economics, management and strategy stronglyüpreferredü
4-6+ years of work experienceüprior to gaining MBAü
Strong analytical, decision-making, project management and organizational skillsüü
Outstanding communication and relationship-building aptitude with the ability to empathize with peers and partnersüü
Creative problem-solving and risk-taking skillsüü
Superior leadership skills with enthusiasm, initiative and a passion for resultsüü
Desire to build a multi-disciplinary careerü
Flexibility, resiliency and nimbleness; comfortable working in ‘grey areas’ that are constantly changingü
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.