Retail Development Internship Program

Bridgestone - Springfield, NJ

Internship
Overview
Must be a Junior going into your Senior year, graduating between December 2019 and June 2020
Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university
Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug test, physical exam and background check
Must be willing to travel and work a flexible schedule; including weekends
Must have a valid driver's license

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Position Summary
The Bridgestone Retail Development Internship Program allows you to gain exposure to our core business unit, Retail Operations. Through the ten week program you will have the opportunity to learn operations management, sales, customer service, marketing, P&L, product knowledge, merchandiscing as well as our overall business strategy.

Responsibilities

The Bridgestone Retail Development Internship Program allows you to gain exposure to our core business unit, Retail Operations. Through the ten-week program you will have the opportunity to learn operations management, sales, customer service, marketing, P&L, product knowledge, merchandising as well as our overall business strategy.

The 10-week internship program from June 11 through August 18 will be a combination of group training and individual development.

What you can expect:
Collaborate with a team of technicians, services managers, store managers, and tire sales managers to maintain daily operations for one of Bridgestone Retail’s 2200+ locations across the United States.
Acquire product knowledge, Business to Business Sales, and learn inventory management skills.
Execute company strategy to drive sales and increase BOSS (the customer), satisfaction.
Champion Bridgestone’s vision.
Build BOSS (the customer) loyalty.
Shadow an Area Manager to for exposure to multiunit operations and leadership.
Participate in business events with opportunities to travel, gain exposure to expense management and other administrative tasks.
Network with Retail Operations executives and provide feedback to leaders.
Based on the overall experience and performance during the 10 week internship, the intern may be eligible for Retail Operation's full development program.

Qualifications
Must be a Junior going into your Senior year, graduating between December 2019 and June2020
Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university
Must be able to complete a pre-employment drug test, physical exam and background check
Must be willing to travel and work a flexible schedule; including weekends
Must have a valid driver's license

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.