Corporate Marketing & Merchandising Internship

WALGREENS - Deerfield, IL (30+ days ago)3.7


Job Summary

As an intern in the Merchandising & Marketing Internship Program (MMIP), you’ll learn how to apply your analytical skills, classroom learning, and interest in retail to make a meaningful contribution to the growth of our company. Over the 10 week long program at our corporate headquarters in Deerfield, IL, you will have the opportunity to work with and learn from a group of innovative individuals focused on guiding the growth of the leading drugstore retailer.
Previous Merchandising & Marketing Interns have worked on projects in Category Management, Merchandising Initiatives, Space Management, and Marketing. In addition, all interns have the opportunity to work with individuals throughout the company including interaction with the following divisions: Finance, Pharmacy, Store Operations, Supply Chain, Owned Brands, Insights, and Ecommerce.
The program is designed to provide you with a full experience as to what your career within Walgreens could look like. We position you to succeed with training, exposure to the business, social activities, mentorship, a case competition, and performance management sessions for your continued growth and development.

Job Responsibilities
Act as a business intelligence partner in the Category Manager's/Marketing team’s strategy development process
Collaborate with cross functional partners (example: Marketing, Pricing, Merchandise Planning, Customer Insights, Owned Brands, Space Management, Finance, and Supply Chain) functions to develop historical, competitive and future-looking analyses
Deliver a project aligning to strategic priorities and present to manager/leadership at end of summer
Utilize various tools are resources to analyze information and make recommendations to support the business

Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes Walgreens.com. Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.

As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.

Currently enrolled in a Bachelors degree program with 2 to 3 semesters remaining with a graduation date no later than June 2020 and have a GPA of 3.0
Majors in fields such as Merchandising, Marketing, Economics, or Financial Analysis
Intermediate level of MS Excel such as creating spreadsheets, utilizing vlookups, using pivot tables, calculating totals and formatting
Experience analyzing data
Experience collaborating with teams
Experience using financial modeling skills such as business analytics and problem solving