If you’re interested in fashion and retail, Nordstrom is one of the most respected names in the game. Since the early 1900s, they’ve been continuously innovating the retail industry, with a mission to have the best customer service in the world. In their words, “Fashion changes. Shopping changes. Our commitment to happy customers doesn’t.” And, just so you know, the employee merchandise discount is fabulous.
Nordstrom has a fantastic headquarters internship program, which offers positions in multiple different departments and with a wide variety of career focuses. If you want in, hurry up. Applications for ALL of Nordstrom’s summer internships are due January 15.
Below, learn more about different internship opportunities at Nordstom.
*The Nordstrom Product Group is their in-house fashion design team, which develops, designs, produces and sources 50-plus private Nordstrom labels.
Redfin — Seattle and San Francisco
Redfin is disrupting the real estate industry by striving endlessly to improve the customer experience. It has consistently been named one of the best companies to work for in Seattle (they also have offices in SF!). While they’ve grown rapidly, Redfin retains an awesome startup culture (think bottomless snacks, staff hiking trips, and casual dress code all day, every day). They also have an incredible office space in downtown Seattle.
If you’re looking to gain invaluable hands-on experience inside an innovative company, T-Mobile is definitely worth a look. They’re hiring summer interns in multiple departments, enabling you to find an internship that matches a career field that interests you.
In their own words, “Go-getters, trailblazers, and the fearless: unite! Embrace the unpredictable. Play to win. And have fun. Work in an environment that is abuzz with creative energy and with talented people who believe in our customer-driven and game-changing mission. Be bold. Be uncommon and build your future.”
If you’re an aspiring designer, don’t miss out Pinterest’s stellar design internship program. Available to current college students studying design, this internship will focus on helping the design team build beautiful and inspiring design experiences across the platform. It’ll also offer invaluable mentorship opportunities. In their own words, “We’ll partner with you to help you grow, and set you up for success at the start of your career.”
You can learn more about Pinterest and apply here.
LinkedIn — San Francisco
LinkedIn is a hell of a lot more than a networking platform. They’re secretly incredibly mission-driven and working their butts off to level the economic playing field around the world.
Their summer product management internship provides a unique opportunity to be immersed in the development of the next generation of LinkedIn products: “Throughout your time as an APM intern, you’ll learn, be stretched, and grow at an incredible pace. In addition to hands-on experience, you will receive coaching and training from senior product leaders.”