Kontoor Brands, Inc. (KTB) is a global lifestyle apparel company with a portfolio of some of the world’s most iconic denim brands: Wrangler®, Lee® and Rock & Republic®. We design, manufacture and distribute superior high-quality products that look good, fit right, and are crafted with sensitivity to our planet to give people around the world the freedom and confidence to express themselves.
Our global community of more than 15,000 employees fosters a culture of integrity, collaboration, performance and entrepreneurial spirit. We are looking for inclusive, humble, creative and forward-looking employees with a passion for creating innovative apparel products, accessories, and solutions that are both meaningful and purposeful for consumers and employees.
Sustainability Intern: Become the Newest Member of Kontoor Brands
As the Sustainability Intern, you’ll be a part of the Kontoor Brands sustainability department and gain exposure to all elements of our organization. You’ll support our small but mighty team to drive impact in every stage of the denim supply chain – from the soil in which our cotton is grown to our projects around end of life for our jeans. Your assignments will include hands-on projects to cultivate technical, communication, and team-building skills. Overall, you’ll gain a deeper knowledge of the apparel sustainability and responsibility space.
Time Frame: Early October - December 20, 2019
Help track and measure our brand’s environmental impact
Research and analyze sustainability and responsibility issues and emerging technology
Assist with communications and marketing projects
Provide organizational support for sustainable business innovation initiatives
Skills for Success:
Educational/ Position Requirements: Rising sophomore, junior or senior, recent graduates, or graduate students
Proven interest in sustainability and/or environmental science
Technical Skills: MS Office Suite
Strong time management and organizational skills
Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements
Due to our healthy soils program, you may be required to visit local cotton farms